I love cookbooks, because they are telepathic; a direct link to the minds who thought it wise to pen their experiences.
Reading recipes is exploring the past, and bringing those sights and smells into existence (and adjusting to suit the needs of my family!) is one of my core passions.
I hope you’ll find my book reviews informative and enlightening, from my kitchen to yours!
Truly Tantalizing Canadian Cuisine
I met author Deb Rankine while running cooking schools for Loblaws and Deb was a welcomed instructor. Thanks to our mutual friend and pastry chef
Best of Bridge Everyday Celebrations
With the holidays approaching, we all need inspiration to put something familiar yet a little different in front of our guests. In our house, special
The Artful Pie Project
Are you intimidated of making pies from scratch knowing your pastry falls short of that dream pie of your childhood? Don’t despair…Denise Marchessault holds your
Ship to Shore: Straight Talk from the Seafood Counter
Looking for a handy guide to seafood available in Canada, look no further than this extensive peek behind the seafood counter in your local store.
Newfoundland’s Best Breakfasts and Brunch
Jennifer Leigh Hill was first introduced to Newfoundland via a decommissioned Russian spy boat and later came back in her Class C RV to bounce
What Canada’s chefs cook for kids…and that kids will actually eat. This book is a compilation of recipes from chefs across Canada contributing their dishes
Sweet Potato Mania
I’m a huge sweet potato fan so was thrilled to find this cookbook by Brita Housez. Packed with great information about this tubular vegetable, and
Cook More, Waste Less
Since many people have rediscovered their kitchens over the past few years, there has been an uptick in the amount of food waste heading to
Tunes and Wooden Spoons
The pandemic has changed our lives in many ways, but I love the story of Mary Janet’s response to the isolation we all experienced. Prompted
The Anime Chef Cookbook
Anime and Japanese food go hand-in-hand. Nadine Estero has brought these two worlds together in this cookbook that not only highlights food but marries each
Wild Harvest Recipes
For many of us, eating food found in the wild, means game meat and wild blueberries. Les Stroud and Chef Paul Rogalski broadens your world
My New Table
Although this book is marketed as a cookbook, it is so much more than that…I would call it a lifestyle coffee table book with a