Catherine Mason signing copies of Vegetable Heaven at Foyles Bookshop Gallery
Catherine Mason signing copies of Vegetable Heaven at Foyles Bookshop Gallery
Vegetable Heaven is Catherine Mason's second vegetarian cookery book, with illustrations by Elda Abramson (Catherine's first book, VEG, was described by Nigel Slater as ‘bold, sassy, sophisticated cooking’).

The hardback edition was originally was published in August 2002 by Pauntley Press, the publishing imprint of Ford & Mason Ltd. It received much critical aclaim and sold out early in 2005.

In 2006 Grub Street Publishing bought the rights to a paperback edition, which was published in June 2006 at £12.99.

News: Catherine has launched her new celebration cakes business – catherine-mason-cakes.co.uk (January 2010)

Some of Elda Abramson's wonderful paintings that were used to illustrate Vegetable Heaven are now available as prints from Pauntley Prints, priced £20, £30 and £40, according to size.

Quinces
Quinces
Red Pepper on a Harlequin Plate
Red Pepper on a Harlequin Plate
Plums
Plums
Pot of Basil
Pot of Basil
Damsons
Damsons
Paintings by Elda Abramson from Vegetable Heaven
available from Pauntley Prints

Extracts from reviews

a brilliant vegetarian book – inspirational recipes, wonderful foody art and interesting prose ... undoubtedly one of the best vegetarian books I have come across

Anthony Worrall Thomson
Daily Express, 7 December 2002

pure inspiration for the keen vegetarian cook

Orlando Murrin
BBC Good Food, Vegetarian Christmas 2002

Although LP doesn't usually review recipe books, we have come across one that is visually too gorgeous to ignore

Leisure Painter, December 2002