Tag: Cookbook

The Art of Plant-Based Cheese Making Book Launch

I recently attended the book launch party at Cook Culture North Vancouver for The Art of Plant-Based Cheese Making. Karen McAthy is founder and head cheesemaker at Blue Heron Creamery, which makes cultured, plant-based cheeses for restaurants, retail outlets, and…

The Preservatory Book Launch

I recently attended the book launch party of The Preservatory inside the barn at Vista D’oro Farms & Winery. Lee Murphy, the passionate and knowledgeable jam master and owner of Vista D’oro Farms & Winery, created a vibrant look at…

Lick Your Plate Book Launch

Last night, I attended the book launch party at The Permanent, a very cool event space downtown Vancouver. Lick Your Plate is by sisters Julie and Lisa who live in Toronto and love food. They previously wrote the Bite Me…

Interview with Yotam Ottolenghi

I had the pleasure to sit down with this well-known celebrity chef and cookbook author for a wonderful conversation on his recent visit to Vancouver. The night before the interview he was the highlight of an evening talk presented by…

Brunch with Lisa Ahier, Author of The Sobo Cookbook

Last Sunday I was fortunate to meet cookbook Author and Chef Lisa Ahier at a small invite only brunch during her Vancouver visit. She was here to participate in Chefs for Oceans the previous night at the Pacific Insitute of…

Spice Market’s Southeast Asian Street Food Cooking Class

Earlier in the week I had the pleasure of attending a cooking demo class with Anthony Ricco, the Executive Chef of Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s famed New York restaurant Spice Market who presented Southeast Asian flavors dishes with Montgomery Lau, Chef de…

White Spot Launches Cookbook

On November 18, White Spot launched its first cookbook to celebrate its 85th Anniversary. It was a nostalgic night filled with speeches from Red Robinson, Chef John Bishop, Pat Quinn and many others. Chronicling its evolution from a single drive-in…

Mollie Katzen Talk & Tasting

Last week I had the pleasure to meet Cookbook Author, Mollie Katzen at Books to Cooks. She was in town to promote her new book “The Heart of the Plate”, a beautiful book filled with vegetarian recipes for a new…

Contest: Win a Copy of The Ocean Wise Cookbook

Jane’s cookbook is called “Ocean Wise: Seafood Recipes that are Good for the Planet” In The Ocean Wise Cookbook, freelance writer Jane Mundy compiles together some of the most popular recipes from chefs and restaurants from all across Canada. Jane…

Contest: Win a copy of `From The Olive Grove`

Helen Koutalianos has preached the gospel of olive oil and its benefits for years; at the same time, consumers across North America have become more sophisticated and appreciative of flavorful, boutique olive oils that are not mass produced. In this…

Ocean Wise Cookbook Launch

On Wednesday November 3rd, I attended “Ocean Wise” CookBook Launch Party at C Restaurant. The book was edited by Jane Mundy who spent a year putting the book together, featuring 139 recipes from top Canadian Chefs. Chef Robert Clark and…

Contest: Win a copy of “In A Pinch”

Having friends over for dinner doesn’t have to be a big production. With In a Pinch, Caren McSherry will show you how to make a 5-star meal in nothing flat. Gone are the days of 3-day preparations, obscure cooking utensils,…

Contest: Win a copy of Vancouver Cooks 2

A second helping of recipes celebrating the B.C. food scene, served up by 70 well-known and emerging chefs Five years after Vancouver Cooks, which sold more than 13,000 copies, the Chefs’ Table Society returns with over 100 new recipes from…

Contest: Win a copy of Vancouver Cooks 2

A second helping of recipes celebrating the B.C. food scene, served up by 70 well-known and emerging chefs Five years after Vancouver Cooks, which sold more than 13,000 copies, the Chefs’ Table Society returns with over 100 new recipes from…

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