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Island Kitchen

Island Kitchen

An Ode to Newfoundland
by Mark McCrowe
photographs by Sasha Okshevsky
edition:Hardcover
tagged : natural foods

Chopped Canada Champion chef Mark McCrowe has teamed up with fellow chef and photographer Sasha Okshevsky to present Island Kitchen: An Ode to Newfoundland. With a foreward by Chuck Hughes, this unique cookbook will document Newfoundland's up and coming culinary style, and various products and suppliers. Traditional indigenous ingredients and local artisan products are showcased in unique recipes that bring a new light to Newfoundland cuisine and help carry its tradition and culture to a new era …

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Maritime Fresh

Maritime Fresh

by Elisabeth Bailey
by (photographer) Kelly Neil
edition:Paperback
tagged : vegetables

In this one-of-a-kind cookbook and grower’s guide, Taste Canada Food Writing Awards nominee Elisabeth Bailey (A Taste of the Maritimes) celebrates a medley of home-grown Maritime produce, from apples to zucchini. Featuring 150 recipes and 80 accent photos, Maritime Fresh covers everything that the aspiring chef-gardener needs to know, from how to get the most out of the local farmers’ market, to the benefits of Community-Supported Agriculture, to tips for growing and preserving produce and, …

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A Real Newfoundland Scoff

A Real Newfoundland Scoff

Using Traditional Ingredients in Today's Kitchens
edition:Paperback
tagged : canadian

Inspired by her desire to stay connected to the food of her home province, culinary writer Liz Feltham goes back to her roots to bring fresh and modern twists to favourite Newfoundland meals. A Real Newfoundland Scoff provides recipes using traditional ingredients from the sea, land, air, bakeshop, and bar to create non-traditional dishes. Above all, Liz encourages readers to use this cookbook as a guide to exploring, discovering, and creating new versions of their old Newfoundland favourites.

Pa …

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Food That Really Schmecks

Food That Really Schmecks

by Edna Staebler
foreword by Rose Murray
introduction by Wayson Choy
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : canadian

In the 1960s, Edna Staebler moved in with an Old Order Mennonite family to absorb their oral history and learn about Mennonite culture and cooking. From this fieldwork came the cookbook Food That Really Schmecks. Originally published in 1968, Schmecks instantly became a classic, selling tens of thousands of copies. Interspersed with practical and memorable recipes are Staebler’s stories and anecdotes about cooking, Mennonites, her family, and Waterloo Region. Described by Edith Fowke as folklo …

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For Maids Who Brew & Bake

For Maids Who Brew & Bake

Rare & Excellent Recipes from 17th Century Newfoundland
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged : canadian

Curious cures and delicious recipes from the 17th century are to be found within these pages. With syllabub and loblolly, pottage and spiced bread, this book describes a way of life long gone. It holds a collection of interesting and tasty tidbits with everything from dream interpretation to diet tips:

 

 

 

“use a measure of eating that thou mayst live long and if thou wilt be in health, then hold thine handes.”

 

 

 

Excerpts from old English manuscripts and Newfoundland letters paint a vivid pict …

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George House Heritage Bed & Breakfast Kitchen Recipes

George House Heritage Bed & Breakfast Kitchen Recipes

edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged : canadian

The award-winning, five-star George House Heritage Bed & Breakfast, located in Dildo, Newfoundland and Labrador, is famous for its delicious cuisine, and now you can prepare this wonderful food yourself! George House Heritage Bed & Breakfast Kitchen Recipes is a cookbook containing more than 300 tried-and-true recipes that are guaranteed to tempt your taste buds. Included with these mouth-watering recipes are helpful cooking tips and suggestions, interesting facts and trivia, and delightful comm …

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The Deerholme Foraging Book

The Deerholme Foraging Book

Wild Foods and Recipes from the Pacific Northwest
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

The Deerholme Foraging Book is an exploration of the wild foods found in the Pacific Northwest. It is written by award-winning chef and author Bill Jones and features local mushrooms, edible plants, sea vegetables, and shellfish. The book is the product of twenty years of research and professional cooking with foraged foods. It serves as an introduction to the world of wild food and contains identification and sourcing information, harvesting and preparation tips, and more than one hundred delic …

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Prairie Feast

Prairie Feast

a writer's journey home for dinner
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

A year of eating locally results in a gastronomical journey through prairie food festivals, local food traditions and the infamous community dinners. A humorous, light-hearted chronicle of the writer’s love affair with good food, prairie traditions and flavours from her childhood with recipes peppered throughout.

Fueled by nostalgia and her taste buds, she set out to rediscover the flavours of her childhood – the flavours of natural, local, farm-fresh prairie food. When she vowed to serve onl …

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