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When Jonathan Safran Foer published “Eating Animals,” the anti-factory-farming and food-ethics manifesto, it inspired many people to adopt a vegan diet. One of them was Natalie Portman, who took her inspiration one step further: The A-list actress turned the book into a movie. “Eating Animals,” the documentary that she produced and narrated, debuted earlier this month at the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado, receiving a standing ovation.
“If you can enjoy eating without hurting another, why not do it?” This question was posed to me by Ronen Seri, co-owner of the Blossom restaurant group, when I asked why he became a vegan. Seri and his partner, Pamela Elizabeth, both vegan since the mid 1990s, have just come out with “The Blossom Cookbook: Classic Favorites From The Restaurant That Pioneered A New Vegan Cuisine.” Vibrant and accessible, the book features more than 80 vegan recipes for dishes served at the restaurants, most of which are accompanied by bright, appealing images.
This week is the Nine Days, a period of mourning commemorating the days leading up to the destruction of the Holy Temple. During this time, religious Jews observe certain mourning traditions, including refraining from listening to music and eating meat. Here are some vegan recipes to try during this sober time: