Tag Archives: cookbooks

Food Matters – Nourishing Traditions

It’s a rather plain looking cookbook. No photos, plain line drawings and some vaguely cryptic colour sketches on the cover depicting various ethnicities and food production. The subtitle on the book Nourishing Traditions, however, does attract attention: The Cookbook That … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Cooking with Avocados

It’s sometimes called the Alligator Pear, because of its shape and rippled skin. But the avocado has no real bite to it, a rather mildly-flavoured fruit that gets consumed on a daily basis around the world. My consumption of avocados has … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Summer Reading 2014

It looks like the next week, and hopefully weeks, are going to be hot and sunny across British Columbia. It’s time for the beach, your deck, or maybe just some air conditioned comfort. Because when it gets too hot to … Continue reading

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Free Food Artisans Recipe Demo – April 16th

Please join me on Wednesday, April 16th at 1pm at the Victoria Public Market as I talk about my new book, Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and demonstrate a couple of dishes featuring recipes from the … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Cookbook Gift Suggestions

Cookbooks are the perfect gift that keep on giving. But with so many cookbooks on the shelves, how do you know which one to give to the chef or budding cook in your life? It’s one of the most published … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Cooking During Wartime

On Monday, Canadians will observe Remembrance Day. This is not an occasion generally associated with food, as so many of our other holidays are. But if we go back to the Second World War, food was definitely a daily concern. … Continue reading

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