The Higher Taste by Srila Prabhupada
Epicurean delight.

Chapter 1 -  Health and a Meatless Diet
reveals how modern medical research has shown links between meat-eating and killer diseases such as cancer and heart disease.

Chapter 2 -  The Hidden Cost of Meat
exposes the myth of a worldwide food scarcity and explains the economic advantages of a vegetarian diet for society and the individual.

Chapter 3 -  Karma and Reincarnation
the ethical foundations of vegetarianism are set forth, focusing on the writings of some of the world's greatest philosophers, authors, and religious leaders, among them Pythagoras, Plato, Leonardo da Vinci, Rousseau, Franklin, Shelley, Tolstoy, Thoreau, Gandhi, and others. The principle of nonviolence, as found in the teachings of Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism, and Hinduism, is also examined.
"Do Unto Others..."

Chapter 4 -  Karma and Reincarnation
an analysis of how the laws of karma and reincarnation are related to vegetarianism.

Chapter 5 -  Beyond Vegetarianism
explains in detail the rationale and procedures for offering vegetarian food to the Supreme Lord as part of the Bhakti-yoga system.

Chapter 6 -  A Higher Taste
excerpts from the writings of Srila Prabhupada, India's greatest authority on Vedic culture, provide a concise, highly readable summary of the philosophy underlying the spiritual vegetarian diet outlined in The Higher Taste.

Chapter 7 -  Recipes
includes recipes for: Italian Dinner #1, Italian Dinner #2, Indian Dinner #1, Indian Dinner #2, Chinese Dinner #1, Chinese Dinner #2, Mexican Dinner, French Dinner, Middle East Dinner, Vegetables, Miscellaneous Side Dishes.

provides an overview of the Krishna consciousness movement's varied food-related activities - Vegetarian restaurants, self-sufficient farm communities, food-relief programs for the unemployed and underprivileged, and more

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