120 easy, flavourful, fresh recipes that put vegetables first!
Welcome to a celebration of the textures, colours, and delicious possibilities that vegetables have to offer. From artichoke pesto to spiralized zucchini fries, Ricardo reinvents what vegetables can mean for the modern family. With easy-to-follow instructions, these original recipes--triple-tested in Canada's top test kitchen--put vegetables front and centre, while meat plays a supporting role.
There are recipes for all the familiar vegetables you love best plus some for ones you may have been more hesitant to try, like eggplant, kohlrabi, chicory, parsnip, and celery root. Combined with vivid photography and colourful illustrations, the result is a mouthwatering collection of dishes for everyone to enjoy: think Maple-Glazed Mushrooms, Grilled Artichokes with Lemon, Carrot Fries, Squash Gnocchi with Hazelnut Sage Butter, Salted Asparagus Goat Cheese Tart, and more.
Discover Ricardo's bright, tasty dishes popping with colour (tomato and ricotta tartlets), full of comfort (squash and roasted vegetable lasagne) and ready to celebrate (Beauty and the Beet cocktail), always with his mission to keep it simple and make it delicious.
Ricardo Larrivée, Quebec's most popular celebrity chef, has become a household name across Canada as a radio and television personality and bestselling cookbook author. The RICARDO brand, co-founded with his wife, nutritionist Brigitte Coutu, publishes the award-winning Ricardo cooking magazine in both English and French, offers a line of kitchen accessories, home collections and gourmet food products and has recently opened its third restaurants and retail shop in Quebec City. Ricardo continues to be a leading voice promoting the importance of cooking and eating together for all Canadians.