World Food Café: Quick and Easy ($29.95, 208 pp), written by husband and wife team Chris and Carolyn Caldicott, is a vegetarian cookbook with over 100 different recipes from around the world. Recipes include “Pho Noodle Soup” from Vietnam, “Jeweled Aubergine” from Syria and “Crispy Rice Cakes” from Laos.

Frances Lincoln Ltd, 74-77 White Lion St., Islington, London, UK, N1 9PF,

Published in WholeFoods Magazine Online (10/15/13)