Tag: Cookbook

Falastin: A Cookbook

Falastin recently released and written by Authors, Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley is this new book covering a soulful tour of Palestinian cookery. Published by Appetite – Random House. This book comes to us from Ottolenghi’s Executive Chef Sami Tamimi,…

The Art of Bake Nouveau Cookbook

Chef Giuseppe Cortinovis is one of the top pizza chefs in Canada who has been working within the industry ever since moving to Canada from his home country, Italy. Back home he had worked at a variety of restaurants as…

Ottolenghi Flavor: A Cookbook

Six years ago I had the pleasure to meet and interview Chef/Author, Yotam Ottolenghi here in Vancouver. He is a fascinating and creative chef with his own restaurants in England, along with multiple cookbooks. His latest, Flavor he Co-Authored with…

Old World Italian: Recipes and Secrets from Our Travels in Italy

As I have always loved Italian cuisine I was happy to learn about Author, Mimi Thorisson’s new Old World Italian cookbook published by Penguin Random House. Mimi explores the beautiful coasts and country-sides of Italy and features simple, authentic recipes…

Soupology Cookbook

I recently explored this new Soupology Cookbook by Drew Smith that features the art of soup from six simple broths Many of the soup recipes are based on using one of the 6 broths, it’s basically a two step process…

Maenam: A Fresh Approach to Thai Cooking

Maenam: A Fresh Approach to Thai Cooking recently released by Chef Angus An is this beautiful cookbook that celebrates Thai cooking. More than 100 flavor-driven Thai recipes built on technique, balance, tradition, and innovation from award-winning chef Angus An and…

The BC Wine Lover’s Cookbook

Earlier this summer, I had a chance to explore this beautiful new The BC Wine Lover’s cookbook by Jennifer Schell published by Penguin Random House. The book features wineries throughout BC along with a recipe from each, wine pairing suggestions…

Vancouver Eats Cookbook Launch

I recently attended the book launch party for Vancouver Eats which was written by my friend Joanne Sasvari and published by Figure 1 Publishing. The party was held at the Vancouver Club in downtown Vancouver where guests mingled over cocktails…

Cooking in Colour Cookbook Launch

I recently attended the book launch party of my friends Adrian Harris and Jeremy Inglett of The Food Gays. Their new cookbook launch party was held on the top floor of Telus Garden in downtown Vancouver. The Food Gays reflect…

Starters, Salads and Sexy Sides Launch

I recently attended the book launch party of Chef Caren McSherry’s new cookbook, Starters, Salads and Sexy Sides, at the Gourmet Warehouse. Caren McSherry’s, an accomplished chef, tv and radio personality, and author of 7 cookbooks, and owner of The…

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…

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