Matty Matheson: A Cookbook

Embarking on a culinary adventure often requires more than just recipes; it necessitates personality, passion, and a genuine love for food. Matty Matheson, a renowned chef and media personality, brings all of this and more to the table in his cookbook aptly titled Matty Matheson: A Cookbook. Matty divides this cookbook by stages of his life’s journey: with recipes from his many familial influences in the Maritimes to his culinary school hijinks and on to professional kitchens, his love of food jumps off the page.

From the moment you flip open the cover of his cookbook, Matheson’s personality leaps off the page. Filled with vibrant photographs and written in his unmistakable voice, this cookbook is more than just a collection of recipes; it’s a glimpse into the chef’s world. Matheson’s love for food and storytelling shines through as he shares anecdotes, tips, and insights alongside each recipe.

The cookbook covers a wide range of dishes, from comforting classics like hot turkey sandwich to elevated fare like Roasted Chicken with Whelk and Mushroom Beurre Blanc. What sets it apart is Matheson’s unapologetic approach to cooking. He encourages readers to embrace their love for food wholeheartedly, without worrying about calorie counts or culinary conventions. We wanted to share Matty’s throwback in honour of his dad with Scumbo: Dad’s Gumbo found in our Recipe section.

One of the intriguing features of the book is its accessibility. Matheson’s instructions are clear and easy to follow, making even complex dishes feel achievable for home cooks of all skill levels. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a novice in the kitchen, there’s something for everyone to enjoy and explore within these pages.

But perhaps the most compelling aspect of the cookbook is its authenticity. Matheson doesn’t shy away from sharing his personal struggles and triumphs, both in and out of the kitchen. This raw honesty creates a connection with readers that goes beyond mere recipes, making it a truly memorable and immersive experience.

Matheson’s website serves as the perfect complement to his cookbook, offering a seamless extension of his culinary universe. Upon visiting the site, users are greeted with a visually stunning layout that mirrors the book’s aesthetic. Navigating through the various sections feels intuitive, with everything from YouTube episodes to merchandise easily accessible. Let the fun continue by entering to win this insightful cookbook in our Giveaway section!

Matty Matheson: A Cookbook is an essential companion for anyone passionate about food and cooking. With its mouthwatering recipes, engaging storytelling, and authentic charm, the cookbook offers a culinary journey unlike any other. And with the website serving as a hub for all things Matty Matheson, fans can continue to explore and indulge in his world long after the final page is turned.

Contents and images used with permission by Matty Matheson: A Cookbook, Abrams. 2018. Photographs by Quentin Bacon and Pat O’Rourke.