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Out of the Orchard

Out of the Orchard

Recipes for Fresh Fruit from the Sunny Okanagan
by Julie Van Rosendaal
edition:Paperback
tagged : fruit, canadian

A brand-new collection of eighty-five contemporary recipes that celebrate tree fruit from the orchards of the Okanagan.

 

BC's Okanagan Valley boasts rich, fertile soil, endless days of summer sun, and a pristine lake fed by pure mountain streams. This magical combination makes it home to some of the most delicious fruit in the world. The BC Tree Fruits cooperative is owned by more than 500 local grower families, and their apples, peaches, pears, cherries, and other fruits are sought out by thousa …

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The Butcher, the Baker, the Wine and Cheese Maker in the Okanagan

The Butcher, the Baker, the Wine and Cheese Maker in the Okanagan

by Jennifer Schell
edition:Paperback
tagged : canadian

Shortlisted for the 2017 Taste Canada Food Writing AwardsChefs, farmers, and winemakers unite in this exquisite Okanagan cookbook.

Whether it’s a simple soup, a hearty main dish, or a special-occasion dessert, each recipe in this book is written by an Okanagan chef, and inspired by an ingredient that is locally and sustainably produced in the Okanagan. It might be free-run turkey raised on the Hamblett Highland Turkey farm, organic vegetables from the urban gardens of Green City Acres, or brie …

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Eating Matters

Eating Matters

by Kara-Lee MacDonald
edition:Paperback
tagged : women authors

Kara-lee MacDonald is a survivor. The poems in EATING MATTERS are sophisticated explorations of anorexia and bulimia, from within and in retrospect, as the semiautobiographical narrator faces and overcomes her complex drives and compulsions. Through a variety of poetic forms, she explores the deep structures of body images and societal pressures that create and promulgate eating disorders and the culture of shame surrounding them. The poems will strike a chord in those who have experience with t …

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Home and Away

Home and Away

Simple, Delicious Recipes Inspired by the World's Cafes, Bistros, and Diners
by Darcy Shore & Randy Shore
edition:Paperback
tagged : european

A cookbook inspired by how food from around the world not only connects us all, but also reminds us of home.

Cooking outside one's comfort zone is now easier than ever: ingredients once considered exotic are available at supermarkets across the country, and we're more open to exploring the far reaches of the world through food. This tantalizing cookbook takes readers on a global tour through food, from the steamy noodle shops of Seoul to the wood-fired grills of Istanbul and funky dives of San F …

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What the Mouth Wants

What the Mouth Wants

A Memoir of Food, Love and Belonging
by Monica Meneghetti
edition:Paperback
tagged : lgbt

The redefinition of family values as seen from the eyes of a polyamorous, queer Italian Canadian obsessed with food. This mouthwatering, intimate, and sensual memoir traces Monica Meneghetti's unique life journey through her relationship with food, family and love. As the youngest child of a traditional Italian-Catholic immigrant family, Monica learns the intimacy of the dinner table and the ritual of meals, along with the requirements of conformity both at the table and in life. Monica is thirt …

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Down To Earth

Down To Earth

How Kids Help Feed the World
by Nikki Tate
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
tagged : agriculture, environmental conservation & protection, farm animals

Kids all over the world help collect seeds, weed gardens, milk goats and herd ducks. From a balcony garden with pots of lettuce to a farm with hundreds of cows, kids can pitch in to bring the best and freshest products to their families' tables—and to market. Loaded with accessible information about the many facets of farming, Down to Earth takes a close look at everything from what an egg carton tells you to why genetic diversity matters—even to kids.

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Down To Earth

Down To Earth

How Kids Help Feed the World
by Nikki Tate
edition:eBook
tagged : agriculture, environmental conservation & protection, farm animals

Kids all over the world help collect seeds, weed gardens, milk goats and herd ducks. From a balcony garden with pots of lettuce to a farm with hundreds of cows, kids can pitch in to bring the best and freshest products to their families' tables--and to market. Loaded with accessible information about the many facets of farming, Down to Earth takes a close look at everything from what an egg carton tells you to why genetic diversity matters--even to kids.

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Food Freak

Food Freak

by Alex Van Tol
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : cooking & food, death & dying

It really seems like Dani's dad has gone around the bend. Ever since Dani's mother died of cancer, all her dad does is stand around on street corners with his crazy signs, proclaiming that processed foods mean the end of the world. The Food Freak, as he is known, has already scared away all of Dani's friends at her old school. But it's a new year, and Dani is at a new school in a different part of town. Maybe things will be better now. Dani just needs to keep her head down and avoid making any f …

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