chocolate brownies

Double Chocolate Raspberry Brownie

Double Chocolate Raspberry Brownie

Double Chocolate Raspberry Brownie, Green Kitchen: Delicious and Healthy Vegetarian Recipes for Every Day by David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl. Photography copyright © David Frenkiel.

Green Kitchen: Delicious and Healthy Vegetarian Recipes for Every Day

In The Green Kitchen, bestselling authors David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl share over 100 vegetarian recipes for the family favourites which feature in their own kitchen every day of the week.

From quick, delicious weekday breakfasts and dinners, to more elaborate meals for weekend celebrations, this is food that will make you look and feel great.

Start with the staples such as Big-batch Tomato Sauce, Rice Crêpe Batter and Lazy Lentils and you’ll have the building blocks for some standout meals throughout the week. The weekend recipes are delightfully uncomplicated: from Lemon Ricotta Lasagne and light yet indulgent Va-va-voom Donuts.

The Green Kitchen sets a new standard in modern and inspiring vegetarian and gluten-free recipes. (more…)

Park Avenue Brownies

Park Avenue Brownies

Park Avenue Brownies, Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple by Dorie Greenspan. Photography by Mark Weinberg.

Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple by Dorie GreenspanFrom James Beard Award-winning and NYT best-selling author Dorie Greenspan, a baking book of more than 150 exciting recipes

Say “Dorie Greenspan” and think baking. The renowned author of thirteen cookbooks and winner of five James Beard and two IACP awards offers a collection that celebrates the sweet, the savoury, and the simple.

Every recipe is signature Dorie: easy—beginners can ace every technique in this book—and accessible, made with everyday ingredients. Are there surprises? Of course! You’ll find ingenious twists like Berry Biscuits. Footlong cheese sticks made with cream puff dough. Apple pie with browned butter spiced like warm mulled cider. A s’mores ice cream cake with velvety chocolate sauce, salty peanuts, and toasted marshmallows. It’s a book of simple yet sophisticated baking.

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No-Bake Brownies

No-Bake Brownies

No-Bake Brownies, Quicker Thank Quick by Pamela Salzman, photography by Amy Neunsinger.

Quick Than Quick

Pamela Salzman, beloved Los Angeles-based cooking instructor and author of Kitchen Matters, is back with a collection of quick, delicious meals that don’t compromise on flavour or nutrition. In Quicker Than Quick, Pamela shares an arsenal of cooking class-tested, family-approved, easy, healthful recipes that will have you covered through breakfast, lunch, and dinner. These inventive sheet pan dinners, stovetop skillet meals, Instant Pot recipes, and quick versions of time-consuming comfort foods require minimal hands-on time and don’t use exotic, hard-to-find ingredients.

Equally useful are the techniques and tricks that teach you great ways to hack your meals, without sacrificing quality. With recipes customizable for a range of diets (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, Paleo, and nut-free), as well as suggestions for how to repurpose almost every recipe in the book and general ideas for using up leftovers, Quicker Than Quick will make your cooking like a snap — and your local fast food delivery obsolete.

Pamela Salzman’s Quicker Than Quick: 140 Crave-Worthy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Foods in 30 Minutes or Less is available at Amazon.com and Indigo.ca. (more…)

Cookbook Review: Gather

Gather is a cookbook that celebrates simplicity and nature, both in ingredients and cooking styles. Head Chef at River Cottage for 10 years, Gill Meller showcases 120 brand new recipes inspired by the landscapes in which he lives and works.

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