Taste the North



Locavore: From Farmers’ Fields to Rooftop Gardens

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Locavore: From Farmers’ Fields to Rooftop Gardens – How Canadians Are Changing the Way We Eat Written by Sarah Elton Published by HarperCollins Canada, Toronto Strawberries in January, fresh tomatoes year-round and New Zealand lamb at all times — these well-travelled foods have a carbon footprint the size of an SUV. But there is a burgeoning local […]

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Prairie Feast

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Prairie Feast: A Writer’s Journey Home for Dinner Written by Amy Jo Ehman Published by Coteau Books, Regina A year of eating locally results in a gastronomical journey through prairie food festivals, local food traditions and the infamous community dinners. Fueled by nostalgia and her taste buds, the author set out to rediscover the flavours […]

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Incredible Edibles

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Incredible Edibles: 43 Fun Things to Grow in the City Written by Sonia Day Published by Firefly Books Ltd., Richmond Hill, ON Vegetable gardening is back! Concern about the environment and the desire to eat food unpolluted by chemicals, to buy local and to be thrifty are some of the reasons. Urbanites who have never […]

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The Harrow Fair Cookbook

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The Harrow Fair Cookbook: Prize-Winning Recipes Inspired by Canada’s Favourite Country Fair Written by Moira Sanders, Lori Elstone, and Beth Goslin Maloney Published by Whitecap Books, North Vancouver Since 1854, the Harrow Fair has been attracting visitors from near and far to one of the most southern towns in all of Canada. Now, with The […]

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The Ocean Wise Cookbook

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The Ocean Wise Cookbook: Seafood Recipes that Are Good for the Planet Jane Mundy, ed. Published by Whitecap Books, North Vancouver Ocean Wise is a nation-wide conservation program designed to educate restaurants and consumers about the issues surrounding sustainable seafood. Created by the renowned Vancouver Aquarium, Ocean Wise has an affiliation with restaurants, markets, suppliers […]

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Quinoa 365

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Quinoa 365: The Everyday Superfood Written by Patricia Green and Carolyn Hemming Published by Whitecap Books, North Vancouver One of the world’s healthiest foods, quinoa contains a perfect balance of all eight essential amino acids, and is a great source of protein, making it an increasingly popular food choice for those looking to incorporate superfoods […]

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Vij’s at Home

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Vij’s at Home: Relax, Honey Written by Meeru Dhalwala and Vikram Vij Published by Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver Delicious everyday Indian recipes from the authors of the multi-award-winning bestseller, Vij’s. Pull up a chair—Meeru and Vikram invite you to dinner. The owners of Vij’s and Rangoli restaurants in Vancouver have an all-new follow-up to Vij’s, […]

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