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2017 Taste Canada Shortlist

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Celebrating its 20th year, Taste Canada Awards / Les Lauréats des Saveurs du Canada has announced the shortlisted titles of books and food blogs competing for a coveted culinary writing award. Taste Canada Awards celebrates Canada’s food culture and world-class culinary writers of books and blogs in English and French. The winners will be announced at the awards gala on October 30, 2017 in Toronto.
Brewing Revolution

Brewing Revolution

Pioneering the Craft Beer Movement
edition:Paperback

The inspiring story behind today's craft beer revolution is the subject of this lively memoir by Frank Appleton, the English-trained brewmaster who is considered by many to be the father of Canada's craft-brewing movement. Appleton chronicles fifty years in the brewing business, from his early years working for one of the major breweries, to his part in establishing the first cottage brewery in Canada, to a forward look at the craft-beer industry in an ever more competitive market.

 

Disillusione …

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Food Artisans of the Okanagan

Food Artisans of the Okanagan

Your Guide to the Best Locally Crafted Fare
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback

Winner of the 2017 Taste Canada Food Writing Award in Culinary Narratives.

The food lover's guide to finding the best of the best in the vibrant Okanagan.

Discover the edible delights of the Okanagan with profiles on more than 125 farm-to-table chefs, bakers, beekeepers, orchardists, farmers, market gardeners, butchers and charcutiers, fisherpeople, coffee roasters, distillers, craft brewers, chocolatiers, millers, foragers, cheesemakers, fishmongers, and producers of fine craft foods and drink. T …

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Food to Grow

Food to Grow

A simple, no-fail guide to growing your own vegetables, fruits and herbs
by Frankie Flowers
photographs by Shannon Ross
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : vegetables, canada

From Canada’s #1 garden team, a guide that makes growing your own fruits, vegetables and herbs simple, bountiful and fun

Nothing beats the taste and smell of a tomato freshly picked from your own garden. And there’s a certain pride in knowing that the salad you just served—fresh strawberries and all—was harvested entirely from your backyard. But growing your own fruits, vegetables and herbs can be time-consuming and feel overwhelmingly complicated. Your eagerness to get growing in the spr …

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100 Million Years of Food

100 Million Years of Food

What Our Ancestors Ate and Why It Matters Today
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Paperback

A Fascinating Tour Through the Evolution of the Human Diet and How We Can Improve Our Health by Understanding Our Complicated History with Food
There are few areas of modern life that are burdened by as much information and advice, often contradictory, as our diet and health: eat a lot of meat, eat no meat; whole grains are healthy, whole grains are a disaster; eat everything in moderation; eat only certain foods---and on and on. In 100 Million Years of Food, biological anthropologist Stephen Le …

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150 Years of Canadian Beer Labels

150 Years of Canadian Beer Labels

edition:Hardcover

Shortlisted for the 2017 Taste Canada Food Writing Awards

In celebration of Canada’s 150 birthday, one of the country’s most avid collectors of breweriana showcases a stunning selection of beer labels dating from the late 1870s to the present day.

What’s more Canadian than beer? Craft brewing has exploded across Canada, reinvigorating the country’s love and appreciation for its favourite beverage. But Canadians have always treasured beer—a fact evidenced by these 150 vintage labels that …

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CinCin

CinCin

Wood-Fired Cucina
edition:Hardcover
tagged : canadian

What is the essence of Italian cuisine? CinCin's renowned Chef Andrew Richardson believes it is cooking in rhythm with the seasons and allowing fresh, local ingredients to shine. CinCin: Wood-fired Italian Cucina showcases the restaurant's signature wood-oven cooking techniques and Chef Richardson's traditional Italian dishes married with seasonal West-Coast flavours.

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Dolce Famiglia

Dolce Famiglia

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook Hardcover Paperback
tagged : italian

A tavola non si invecchia.

At the table (with good friends and family) you do not grow old.

In his first two bestselling cookbooks, David Rocco’s Dolce Vita and Made in Italy, celebrity chef and author David Rocco gave readers delicious traditional Italian recipes that any home cook can master. His inspiration, as always: the fresh, simple cooking of the Italian Cucina Povera, or peasant cuisine, that has inspired people around the world.

He continues that trend with David Rocco’s Dolce Famigl …

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Real Food, Real Good

Real Food, Real Good

Eat Well With Over 100 of My Simple, Wholesome Recipes
edition:Paperback
tagged : quick & easy

Chef Michael Smith keeps cooking real with over 100 simple recipes packed with healthy, wholesome ingredients!

Real food is easy to make, delicious and good for you. Michael Smith, a passionate advocate for healthy homemade meals enjoyed around the kitchen table, knows what it takes to keep cooking simple and chock-full of natural, wholesome ingredients. In Real Food, Real Good, Michael shares more than 100 brand-new recipes with ingredients that are great choices for a healthy lifestyle.

Real Foo …

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