Found this article ironically enough today.
I enjoyed the article but like many that are written by professional chefs he soon strays into the rhelm of food items which are unusual, unknown, expensive, unattanable or all 4 at once. This is an issue I find with many vegetarian recepies and I think a reason why some folk give up on it.
The side effects of allergy medications keep some people from using them. Natural remedies can be a great alternative, but some are more effective than others.