Tanya Petrovna has set out to create a vegetarian cuisine that is tasty and satisfying enough to attract eaters of all kinds - including meat-eaters. She is known for creating delicious meat and cheese substitutes from tofu, tempeh, and seitan. With signature dishes like her dairy-free cheesecake made from cashew nuts, she proves that healthy and animal-friendly eating need not be dull or self-denying.
Tanya Petrovna is a vegan chef and founder of the all-plant-based Native Foods Caf s. She is currently developing vegan food products, teaching tempeh workshops, saving feral cats, studying Iyengar yoga, and gardening in Southern California. Find her latest writings and activities at www.cheftanyapetrovna.com.