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Roots to Shoots: Farm Fresh Recipes

by (author) James Walt & Andrew Morrison

Figure 1 Publishing
Initial publish date
Aug 2016
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2009
    List Price
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Aug 2016
    List Price

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Gordon Ramsay calls it the best restaurant in Canada. The chefs at Araxi Restaurant and Oyster Bar call it a celebration of where they live. In this follow-up to their James Beard–nominated cookbook, award-winning chef James Walt and his team share 80 classic recipes from Araxi’s dining room and signature Longtable events, all adapted for delicious home cooking.

About the authors

One of the country’s leading chefs, James Walt continues to inspire both his contemporaries and his guests, creating compelling regional cuisine based on local, sustainable ingredients.

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Editorial Reviews

James Walt s cooking is clean and focused. His attention to detail is unparalleled in Whistler, and his dedication to local ingredients shines through in his recipes. A truly beautiful book! - David Hawksworth, executive chef, "Hawksworth Restaurant"
Everything about Araxi embodies great food and great hospitality. It is the culinary jewel of Whistler. Savour and read with passion. - Vikram Vij, CEO of "Vij s Group of Companies"
" You could call it a celebration of the fresh foods of British Columbia, or a landmark in Canadian cookbook publishing, or just the best-looking book of the year." - Julian Armstrong, Montreal Gazette
"This collection of recipes is a great example of what makes James Walt one of the top five chefs in Canada." - David McMillan, owner and chef of Joe Beef

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