Alphabetical by author T to Z
Home with Magnolia
The line ups around the block are testament to this popular New York city bakery.
With two cookbooks already in print from the bakeshop this book is not just about
baking, although there are wonderful desserts in the book. Easy to prepare, uncomplicated
recipes that use fresh seasonal ingredients. Twists on traditional dishes, Chicken
and vegetable stew with cream cheese herb crust. Hardcover, 157 pp, $35.99.
Yvette Van Boven
The ultimate DIY cookbook, featuring over 200 from-scratch recipes. Yvette Van Boven gives you clear step-by-step instructions and easy techniques without having to buy expensive appliances. In Home Made, winner of the Dutch Cookbook of the Year, Yvette Van Boven will show you that preparing your own food is simple. Hardcover, 429 pp. $45.00.
Julie Van Rosendaal
For those in their first kitchen this is a straightforward sensible
and healthy book. Cooking terms defined, buying tools and stocking
a basic pantry, as well each recipe comes with information on what
to do with leftovers and other things to do with the recipe. This is
the third book from this highly popular Canadian author. Softcover,
342 pp, $24.95.
How To Cook The Perfect....
A perfectionist and longtime collaborator with Gordon Ramsay (Aubergine,
Petrus), Marcus Wareing is determined to pass along to the home cook
the knowledge that professional chefs take for granted. All the recipes
here are familiar - e.g. three-pepper steak, mum’s pork chops, chocolate
fondants, even poached eggs. Wareing defines the "key to perfection" for
each then demonstrates how to achieve it. Step-by-step colour photos.
Hardcover, 223 pp. $54.95.
Lucy’s home cooking is a magical blend of the simple and sophisticated,
informed by her love of international travel and her Scottish
roots. In what is probably her most personal book, Lucy celebrates
the kitchen as the heart of her home. She also embraces another
part of her past - as a cooking teacher - in highlighting the
various techniques and ingredients integral to bringing meals
to the table quickly and tastefully every day. Rob Fiocca’s glorious
photography adds another element of pleasure to a book we will
reach for again and again. Softcover, 288 pp, $35.00.
Matter of Taste
Lucy Waverman and James Chatto
Two of Toronto s best food writers have combined forces to present contemporary
menus for almost every imaginable occasion(her efforts) enhanced by inspired
suggestions for accompanying wines and spirits(his efforts). We heartily recommend
the salmon spring rolls with balsamic dipping sauce. Hardcover, 368 pp, $50.00. Softcover, 365pp, $34.95
Like her enourmously popular Dinner Tonight $24.95, Lucy Waverman's latest book is awash in both the common and the familiar.
Flip through the book and discover that even the ubiquitous zucchini can be exciting
again. With a nod to the slow food movement, a dash of the Middle East, a pinch of
India, Waverman translates the trends without frightening off the timid cook. 218 pp. $29.95. Recipe: Pork
Tenderloin with Rhubarb Sauce.
Collected from her Globe & Mail column, television's Cityline and
the LCBO's Food & Drink magazine, Waverman's recipes always have
a little twist that raises them from the ordinary with very little
extra time or effort, likely the reason it has become a bestseller
at the store. Try the white chocolate parfit frozen. Yum! Colour
photos. Softcover, 208pp. $24.95.
Eat Your Feelings: Recipes for Self Loathing
A tongue-in-cheek cookbook from a woman who could be described as the anti-Martha Stewart, Heather Whaley's book is all about eating to forget about the emotional dramas in your life. With recipes such as your brother really was mom's favourite peach pie and bad botox bolognese, this book takes comfort eating to a whole new level. Black and white pictures throughout. Hardcover, 240 pp. $32.50.
Food No Fuss
One hundred fifty great recipes for satisfying, tasty meals without the stress!
This beautifully photographed book will surely appeal to anyone craving simplicity
in their kitchen. Hardcover, 168 pp., $43.95.
The Mom 100 Cookbook
Katie Workman presents 20 typical family cooking dilemmas with recipes to address them: eg quick and easy breakfasts; vegetarian mains: mixed company dinners; simple weeknight desserts....Most helpfully, she counsells on picking which battles to fight and how to deal with picky eaters. Color photos Softcoer, 366 pp. $19.95.
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