2017 Submissions

Taste Canada Awards / Les Lauréats des Saveurs du Canada marks its 20th year

147 Canadian cookbooks and food blogs compete for a prestigious culinary writing award

Now in its 20th year, Taste Canada Awards / Les Lauréats des Saveurs du Canada has announced the titles of 82 cookbooks and 65 food blogs competing for a coveted culinary writing award.  Taste Canada Awards celebrates Canada’s world-class culinary writers, English and French. The shortlist will be announced on July 18 via Twitter and the winners will be announced at the awards gala this fall.

In 2016, the total units sold in Canada for books in the “Cooking” subject category amounted to 1.3 million for a total value of $43 million, according to BookNet Canada


Taste Canada Awards / Les Lauréats des Saveurs du Canada souligne leur 20ème anniversaire

147 livres et blogues culinaires compétitionnent pour un prestigieux concours de publications culinaires

En cette 20ème année, Taste Canada Awards / Les Lauréats des Saveurs du Canada dévoile les titres des 82 livres de cuisine et les 65 blogues culinaires en compétition pour les prix convoités de cette compétition de publications culinaires. Taste Canada Awards / Les Lauréats des Saveurs du Canada célébre et reconnaît les meilleurs auteurs culinaires au pays, francophone et anglophone. La liste des finaliste sera dévoilée le 18 juillet sur Twitter et les gagnants seront dévoilés à la soirée de remise en automne.


Categories / Catégories

  • General Cookbooks / Livres de Cuisine Générale
  • Single-Subject Cookbooks / Livres de Cuisine Sujet Unique
  • Regional/Cultural Cookbooks / Livres de Cuisine Régionale et Culturelle
  • Culinary Narratives / Narrations Culinaires
  • Health and Special Diet Cookbooks/Santé et diète particulière
  • General Food Blog
  • Health and Special Diet Food Blog (NEW)


English-Language Books / Les livres langue anglaise

Culinary Narratives

Appleton, Frank. Brewing Revolution: Pioneering the Craft Beer Movement. Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park

Cockrall-King, Jennifer. Food Artisans of the Okanagan. TouchWood Editions, Victoria

Flowers, Frankie (Ferragine, Frank). Food to Grow: A Simple, No-Fail Guide to Growing Your Own Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs. HarperCollins, Toronto

Ishii, Caroline. The Accidental Chef: Lessons Learned In and Out of the Kitchen. Author, Ottawa

Le, Stephen. 100 Million Years of Food: What Our Ancestors Ate and Why It Matters Today. HarperCollins, Toronto

Palmer, Liz. The Ultimate Guide to Champagne. Liz Palmer Media Group, Toronto

Sherk, Lawrence C. 150 Years of Canadian Beer Labels. TouchWood Editions, Victoria

Wong, Adele. Hong Kong Food & Culture: From Dim Sum to Dried Abalone. Man Mo Media, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong


General Cookbooks

Albert, Julie and Lisa Gnat. Lick Your Plate: A Lip Smackin’ Book for Every Home. Appetite by Random House, Vancouver

Canadian Living Test Kitchen. Canadian Living The Special Occasions Cookbook: 250 + Recipes for Memorable Gatherings. Juniper, Montréal

Goldsworthy, Heather, Rheanna Kish and Scott Gloster. Come To Our Table: South Georgian Bay Community Cookbook. The Community Cookbook Company, Collingwood

Richardson, Andrew. CinCin: Wood-Fired Cucina. Figure 1, Vancouver

Rocco, David. Dolce Famiglia. HarperCollins, Toronto

Smith, Michael. Real Food, Real Good: Eat Well with Over 100 of My Simple, Wholesome Recipes. Penguin Canada, Toronto

Sutherland, Jim. Earls The Cookbook: Eat a Little, Eat a Lot. 110 of Your Favourite Recipes. Appetite by Random House, Vancouver

Walt, James. Araxi: Roots to Shoots, Farm-Fresh Recipes. Figure 1, Vancouver

Wilcox, Jill with Josie Pontarelli. Jill’s Soups, Stews and Breads. Author, London


Regional/Cultural Cookbooks

Chongchitnant, Pailin. Hot Thai Kitchen: Demystifying Thai Cuisine with Authentic Recipes to Make at Home. Appetite by Random House, Vancouver

DeSalvo, Angela and Anna Romano. Nonna’s Way: The Story of Our Food. Author, Brantford

Desbrisay, Anne. Ottawa Cooks: Signature dishes from the finest chefs of Canada’s Capital Region. Figure 1, Vancouver

Dhalwala, Meeru and Vikram Vij. Vij’s Indian: Our Stories, Spices, and Cherished Recipes. Penguin Canada, Toronto

Duguid, Naomi. Taste of Persia: A Cook’s Travels Through Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, and Kurdistan. ARTISAN (Thomas Allen & Son), Markham

Faiz, Tina and Leanne Brown. Edmonton Cooks: Signature Recipes from the City’s Best Chefs. Figure 1, Vancouver

Feore, Elaine and Joanne Goudie. Storm the Kettle: Resetting the Newfoundland Table. Whitecap Books, Vancouver

Marchessault, Denise and Caroline West. British Columbia from Scratch: Recipes for Every Season. Whitecap Books, Vancouver

Mavalvala, Niloufer. The Art of Parsi Cooking: reviving an ancient cuisine. Austin Macauley, London UK

Schell, Jennifer. The Butcher, The Baker, The Wine and Cheese Maker in the Okanagan. TouchWood Editions, Victoria


Single-Subject Cookbooks

Chorney-Booth, Elizabeth, Sue Duncan and Julie Van Rosendaal. Best of Bridge The Family Slow Cooker. Robert Rose, Toronto

Bennett, Danielle. Diva Q’s Barbecue: 195 Recipes for Cooking with Family, Friends & Fire. Appetite by Random House, Vancouver

Bobbitt, Allyson and Sarah Bell. Bobbette & Belle: Classic Recipes from the Celebrated Pastry Shop. Penguin Canada, Toronto

Côté, Stéphanie. Babies : 21 Days of Menus. Modus Vivendi, Montréal

Day, Allison. Purely Pumpkin: More than 100 Seasonal Recipes to Share, Savor, and Warm Your Kitchen. Skyhorse Publishing (Thomas Allen & Son), Markham

Finlayson, Judith. The Chile Pepper Bible: From Sweet to Fiery + Everything In Between. Robert Rose, Toronto

Jason, Dan, Hilary Malone and Alison Malone Eathorne. The Power of Pulses: Saving the World with Peas, Beans, Chickpeas, Favas and Lentils. Douglas & McIntyre, Madeira Park

Johnston, Karlynn. Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky: A Modern Baker’s Guide to Old-Fashioned Desserts. Appetite by Random House, Vancouver

Kwok, Kelly. The Asian Slow Cooker: Exotic Favorites for Your Crockpot. Page Street Publishing, Salem, MA

Linton, Tanya. 125 Best Meals in a Jar: Salads, Soups, Rice Bowls + More. Robert Rose, Toronto

MacCharles, Joel and Dana Harrison. Batch: Over 200 Recipes, Tips and Techniques for a Well Preserved Kitchen. Appetite by Random House, Vancouver

McDonald, Chris. The Complete Sous Vide Cookbook. Robert Rose, Toronto

Olson, Anna. Bake with Anna Olson: More than 125 Simple, Scrumptious and Sensational Recipes to Make You a Better Baker. Appetite by Random House, Vancouver

Parsons, Barry C. Rock Recipes Christmas: Your Complete Guide to a Delicious Holiday Season. Breakwater Books, St. John’s

Rabinovitch, Daphna. The Baker in Me. Whitecap Books, Vancouver

Van Rosendaal, Julie. Out of the Orchard. TouchWood Editions, Victoria


Health and Special Diet Cookbooks

Charron, Marise and Elisabeth Cerqueira. Weight Loss: 21 Days of Menus. Modus Vivendi, Montréal

Childs, Kelly and Erinn Weatherbie. Made with Love: More than 100 Sweet and Savory Plant-Based Recipes for Every Moment in Life. Appetite by Random House, Vancouver

Cove, Julie. Eat Better, Live Better, Feel Better: Alkalize Your Life…One Delicious Recipe at a Time. Appetite by Random House, Vancouver

Cronish, Nettie and Cara Rosenbloom. Nourish: Whole Food Recipes. Whitecap Books, Vancouver

Daniluk, Julie. Hot Detox: A 21-Day Anti-Inflammatory Program to Heal Your Gut and Cleanse Your Body. HarperCollins, Toronto

Day, Allison. Whole Bowls: Complete Gluten-Free and Vegetarian Meals to Power Your Day. Skyhorse Publishing (Thomas Allen & Son), Markham

Hillhouse, Jill and Lisa Cantkier. The Paleo Diabetes Diet Solution: Manage Your Blood Sugar with 125 Recipes Plus a 30-Day Meal Plan. Robert Rose, Toronto

Leché, Ella. Cut the Sugar: You’re Sweet Enough. Andrews McMeel, Kansas City, MO

Liddon, Angela. Oh She Glows Every Day: Quick and Simply Satisfying Plant-Based Recipes. Penguin Canada, Toronto

McCarthy, Joy. Joyous Detox: Your Complete Plan and Cookbook to Be Vibrant Every Day. Penguin Canada, Toronto

Mullins, Corin and Claudia Howard. The Holy Crap Cookbook: 60 Wonderfully Healthy, Marvellously Delicious and Fantastically Easy Gluten-Free Recipes. Douglas & McIntyre, Madeira Park


Les livres langue française / French-Language Books

Les narrations culinaires

Guevremont, Guylaine et Marie-Claude Lortie. Kilos zen : Tout sur le poids et le bonheur de manger (juste assez). Les Éditions La Presse, Montréal

Lefebvre, Catherine. Sucre vérités et conséquences. Édito, Montréal


Livres de cuisine général

Champagne, Marilou et Alexandre Champagne. Trois fois par jour : deuxième tome. Les Éditions Cardinal, Montréal

Coup de Pouce, Claudine St-Germain. Recevoir : 250 recettes et 35 menus complets pour célébrer toute l’annné. Les Éditions de l’Homme, Montréal

Everell, Geneviève. Les bouchés de bonheur de Geneviève Everell. Les Éditions Goélette, St-Bruno-de-Montarville

Joubert, Samuel. Le Coup de Grâce. Les Éditions de l’Homme, Montréal

Juneau, Martin. Simplicité culinaire. Les Éditions La Presse, Montréal

Modat, Stéphane. De ma cour au château. Les Éditions La Presse, Montréal

Mongrain-Dontigny, Micheline. Les grands classiques de la cuisine d’ici. Guy Saint-Jean Éditeur, Laval


Livres de cuisine régionale et culturelle

Agostinelli, Matteo et Mathew Foulidis. La cuisine de ma grand-mère italienne. Parfum d’encre, Montréal

Bassoul, Racha. Mon Liban, ma cuisine. Flammarion Québec, Montréal


Livres de cuisine sujet unique

Bérubé, Caty. Cuisiner le dimanche pour tout la semaine. Éditions Pratico-Pratiques, Québec

Bérubé, Caty. Soupers à la mijoteuse en 5 ingrédients 15 minutes : 240 recettes pour des souper tout prêts pour votre retour à la maison. Éditions Pratico-Pratiques, Québec

Cavelier, Romain. Un tour du mondes en 75 cocktails. Guy Saint-Jean Éditeur, Laval

Cormier, Hubert. Légumineuses & cie : Plus de 80 recettes santé. Éditions La Semaine

de Vienne, Philippe et Ethné de Vienne. La cuisine d’Ethné et Philippe : Recettes, épices et techniques. Les Éditions du Trécarré, Montréal

Jourdan, Andrea. Irrésistible érable : Une histoire d’amour en 100 recettes. Édito, Montréal

Lambert, Isabelle. Miel : 100 recettes de l’entrée au dessert. Modus Vivendi, Montréal

Leduc, Véronique. Épatante patate : Éloge de la pomme de terre. Parfum d’encre, Montréal

Lizotte, Sonia. #onepotpasta : 100 recettes express… 100% québécoises. Guy Saint-Jean Éditeur, Laval

Marcotte, Louis-François. Pommes : De la soupe au strudel. Flammarion Québec, Montréal

Mongrain-Dontigny, Micheline. L’érable, c’est bon en sirop! Plus de 100 recettes à base de sirop d’érable. Guy Saint-Jean Éditeur, Laval

Sicotte, Antoine. Le Cuisinier rebelle : Road trip BBQ. Les Éditions Cardinal, Montréal


Livres de cuisine santé et diète particulière

Bérubé, Caty. Soupers santé en 5 ingrédients 15 minutes : 260 recettes pour mieux manger en famille 5 ingrédients, 15 minutes. Éditions Pratico-Pratiques, Québec

Côté, Stéphanie. La santé par l’intestin : 21 jours de menus. Modus Vivendi, Montréal

Desautels-Marissal, Marianne. Mille milliards d’amies : Comprendre et nourrir son microbiome. Les Éditions Cardinal, Montréal

Labrie, Mériane (Madame Labriski). Ces galettes don’t tout le monde parle : Recettes sans sucre et sans gras ajoutés. Miamski!. Guy Saint-Jean Éditeur, Laval

Soulard, Jean et Benoît Lamarche. Le Soulard des sportifs : Plaisirs gourmands et nutrition sportive. Les Éditions La Presse, Montréal


English-Language Blogs

General Blogs

365 Days of Easy Recipes




At the Immigrant's Table


Baking For Friends


Chu on This


conifères & feuillus


Cooking Sutra


Cork & Board




Earth, Food, and Fire




Eating Niagara


Everyday on Occasion








Heather's EATS, Eating and Tasting Stories


In Search Of Yummy-ness


Joyce of Cooking


Just Crumbs


Kitchen Bliss


Kitchen Heals Soul


Maple and Marigold


Marion Kane Food Sleuth


My Island Bistro Kitchen


Nonna's Way


Princess & The Yard Ape


Recipes of My Home


Rock Recipes


She Bakes Here


Simply Beautiful Eating


Spice & Sprout




Sweet & Savary




The Finer Cookie


The Food Girl in Town


The FoodOlic


Tiny Sweet Tooth




Vacay.ca - Food & Drink Reviews






Woman Scribbles


You Have Been Served



Health & Special Diet Blogs

A Dash of Compassion


Abbey's Kitchen


Desiree RD


Enlightened Decadence


hot for food


How to Eat


I Say Nomato


Joyous Health


Julie Daniluk ~ #MealsThatHeal


Kitchen Frau


Oh She Glows


Pure Ella






Sarah Remmer, RD - Child & Family Nutrition Expert's Blog


Sweetly Raw


The Edgy Veg


The Nutritionnaire




Note : The French-language blog categories did not meet the minimum required number of submissions.


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