Category Archives: Cookbooks

Cookbook Review and a recipe: Healthy Dairy Free Desserts

It seems more and more people are looking for dairy free options these days. I often get asked about transitioning away from conventional milk products in cooking and am slowly but surely learning about how to make great tasting dishes … Continue reading

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Books for Cooks – 2014 edition

I am often asked for cookbook recommendations and I have to confess that my answer varies widely from day to day and season to season. Were I to win a lottery, one of the first things I’d go shopping for … Continue reading

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Celebrating northern cuisine with The Boreal Feast

I love that Canada Day and its American counterpart, Independence Day, occur just days apart. Not just because for some people it means twice the parties, but because these events often serve to shine a deserved spotlight on the culinary … Continue reading

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Ottawa author serves up generous helping of nostalgia

I was intrigued. Earlier this week, I received a press release announcing that Ottawa author and pop culture enthusiast Todd Coopee had just published a book entitled, Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake® Oven. Of course I had … Continue reading

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The SimplyRaw Kitchen – a cookbook review

I strive to eat really, really healthy food at least once a day because, well, I know I need to balance out all the baking and miscellaneous tasting that happens in my life. But I have to confess that until … Continue reading

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