REVIEWS

I usually shy away from books that are disease-specific. That being said, many of these cookbooks also have the best healthy recipes that are fresh, look vibrant and most importantly, are filling. We tend to reach for the unhealthy snacks in between meals because our dishes at breakfast/lunch/dinner are unsatisfying. That’s not the case with …

“Fight Fire with Food” review Read More »

Amy and I met many moons ago when she taught some classes at the cooking school I was running. We were just on the cusp of the healthy eating food craze and Amy’s knowledge and experience kept people coming back to her classes. I asked Amy how she got started in the food industry and …

“Fiber Boost” review Read More »

Celebrating Canadian authors, my first go-to author is Anthony Bidulka who has two series and one stand-alone. His next book comes out in 2022, “Going to Beautiful” so I’m here to whet your appetite to discover this Saskatchewan author. See for yourself at https://anthonybidulka.com/ Bidulka’s books have been nominated for Crime Writers of Canada Arthur …

“Set Free” review Read More »

“Liz Feltham was a freelance food writer living in Victoria BC, far in distance but near in heart to her hometown of St. John’s NL. She turned her passion for cooking into a professional culinary career, earning her red seal certification before picking up the pen to serve as the food critic for the Coast, …

“A Real Newfoundland Scoff” review Read More »

Whisky, you say? Canadians are renowned for producing some of the world’s best whisky variations yet many don’t know that other spirits are being distilled in Canada with amazing results. Stephen Beaumont and Christine Sismondo provides us with insights into the historical progression of distilleries in Canada – from Indigenous manipulation of local plants, to …

Canadian Spirits Review Read More »

As we all open our back doors and step out into the sunshine, one protein that will dominate the backyard bbq will be steak. Rob Firing not only provides recipes but so much information on the life of the cow, grass vs grain fed debate, a butcher’s insight (thanks Peter Sanagan), various methods of grilling …

Steak Revolution Read More »

This week, we go off the rails a tad… I’m a huge bookworm and especially enjoy discovering Canadian authors. The two sites I use to keep track of my reading… www.bookcrossing.com (nada50)www.goodreads.com (Nada Loughead) This site is all about Canadiana and I thought it would be fun to ask some Canadian authors to provide a …

What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim – Book Review Read More »

While researching to launch this website, I chatted with many cookbook authors, publishers and culinary icons. This site stands on the shoulders of many people who have contributed to the Canadian food industry. During these chats, two people went beyond the call of duty to assist me with the both the positives and challenges of …

The Vegan Cook’s Bible – Book Review Read More »

Are you entertaining friends on the back deck this summer? This book has just the right mix of healthy and delectable recipes. I served the Warm Potato Salad with dinner one night and it was a healthier version getting away from the mayonnaise base. My next lunch with the ladies will definitely include the Caramelized …

Ste. Anne’s Everyday Recipes – Book Review Read More »