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CONTEST: Add a little Mooking to your Holiday Booty with his latest book, Everyday Exotic

Maybe you caught the Q&A with Roger Mooking on this recent post, or the latest video in which Mark and Ben interview him in our favourite underground sausage making facility, D-Original? Well, if either of those leave…

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Posted by: on Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
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No More Punishment – It’s Now All About The Pleasure.

The Foodists recently had the opportunity to grab some kitchen time with celebrity chef Bob Blumer when he was in Vancouver promoting his new book, “Glutton for Pleasure”. The cookbook is his fourth and contains…

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Posted by: on Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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Book Giveaway: Are you a glutton?

We recently received a copy of Bob Blumer’s latest book, Glutton for Pleasure to check out. I thumbed through it and it’s filled with great tips such as Kitchen Feng Shiu, vibrant photography and looks like a…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, February 1st, 2011
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What to spend your xmas money on

Okay, so you didn’t get everything you wanted, got some cash and haven’t totally overdone it on baked goods. What to do? How about a copy of Bon Appetit’s latest tome, Desserts? Even if you don’t…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 28th, 2010
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Contest: Green eggs and no ham

With vegetarianism practically a sacrilege amongst our collective (don’t even mention it in front of some), and vegan being the dirtiest five-letter word around these parts, it might seem odd that we’re…

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Posted by: on Monday, December 7th, 2009
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Green Eggs and Ham

I will not eat them with a mouse. I will not eat them in a house. I will not eat them here or there. I will not eat them anywhere. I do not eat green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam-I-am. Ahhh, the good old days of…

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Posted by: on Sunday, August 23rd, 2009
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Contest: Win a copy of Mark Bittman’s Latest

New York Times bestselling author of How to Cook Everything is back with his latest book, Kitchen Express and we have a copy to give away (details at the end of this post)! I got a little excited when perusing the pages…

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Posted by: on Thursday, July 16th, 2009
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‘Eat Me’ The food and philosophy of Kenny Shopsin

A librarian friend of mine turned me on to this book. The alternate title could have easily been Zen And The Art Of Owning A Small Restaurant, for its unconventional culinary philosophy and total lack of ego.  Half…

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Posted by: on Thursday, May 7th, 2009
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Cookbook: Deceptively Delicious

I’d be lying if I told you that I liked healthy food as a child; but at the same time, I remember my father forcing himself to eat carrots and broccoli—which he hates—and my mother slipping pureed onions into every…

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Posted by: on Saturday, May 2nd, 2009
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A Québécoise Cochon Feast

I recently asked Mark to recommend a cookbook and without hesitation, he gave me the name of Martin Picard’s Au Pied de Cochon – The Album. When I poured over it with as much enthusiasm as he hit me with, it…

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Posted by: on Saturday, January 3rd, 2009
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I want (have to have) this (hint hint)

Though maybe technically a cookbook, it’s not really. The Album celebrates the 5th anniversary of Au Pied de Cochon and chronicles life at the restaurant over a one year period. It features numerous stories,…

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Posted by: on Monday, July 28th, 2008
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Gordon Ramsay in TO

I just got a note that Gordon Ramsay, star of Hell’s Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares, will be in Toronto this month signing copies of his latest cookbook. There is a wristband policy in effect and you can’t get…

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Posted by: on Saturday, April 12th, 2008
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From scrapbook to cookbook

Last holiday season my wife received a wonderful and very personal gift from her mother; a binder filled with all the recipes she enjoyed from her childhood right up to the present. It was all neatly typed, laid out and…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, November 14th, 2007
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Vij’s Cookbook

Today is my sister in law Rebekka’s birthday, and to start it off right Kristil and I had her over for breakfast this morning. Honest, tasty fare, whipped up by Kristil before I could even drag my butt out of bed:…

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Posted by: on Thursday, January 18th, 2007
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2006 Best Sellers

The Cookbook Store just sent out its Best Seller list for 2006. If you’ve never visited The Cookbook Store in Toronto you are in for a treat. It’s a specialty bookstore dedicated to all things great in food…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, January 17th, 2007
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