Posts Tagged ‘new cookbooks’

Lynn Crawford’s Farm to Chef

 

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Here we are in the  dizzying and delightful peak of cookbook season, and today we bring you the latest offering from one of Canada’s best and most loved chefs, Lynn Crawford’s Farm to Chef-Cooking Through The Seasons. This book is basically a work of art, and does for the culinary world what Vivaldi did to the music world. In fact, you might want to cue up The Four Seasons* when you crack it open and start cooking!  Continue »



Eat At Home

 

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Summertime and the living is easy. And in the summertime, cooking should be easy too. Happily for all of us, Toronto chef, writer and television personality Voula Halliday has presented us with a wonderful little gem of a cookbook to make it so. Just when you’re thinking your only recourse is to light the coals or phone for take-out, along comes Eat At Home. Continue »



New Cookbooks For Spring

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Three of our favourite ladies have brand new cookbooks out this spring. The first, Laura Calder, has published her fourth book and it is packed with incredible recipes from her adopted home in Paris. Paris Express, Simple Food From the City of Style is filled with Laura’s favourite recipes collected from friends and acquaintances during her years of living there. Sprinkled throughout are little essays by Calder on a variety of topics – New Life For White Plates, Ode To Breadcrumbs, Edible Windowsills, The Niceness of Proper Napkins that all showcase her unique writing voice and add so much more to what could just be a simple book of recipes. Continue »



On Pots And Pans

Every household  in Canada should have a cast iron frying pan. We would go into more detail about it, but we have already covered that and we don’t want to seem obsessed! But it’s true; once you fall in love with your cast iron pan you’ll never go back to aluminum, or PFOA coated non-stick pans which you should stay away from altogether. Ditto the crock pot, an indispensable piece of equipment that doesn’t get the respect it deserves. We have found two new cookbooks that will inspire you to embrace the crock pot and the cast iron pan. Continue »



New Fall Cookbooks from Old Favourites

For baseball fans, autumn means the World Series, The Fall Classic, when the year’s top teams battle it out and the best in the game strut onto the playing field, ready to knock it out of the park. And though the World Series just wrapped up a few weeks ago, in the cookbook world, fall is also the season when the Big Guns come to play, bringing with them their best offerings of the year, anticipating a grand slam of their own.

 

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