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Weekly Food Bloggers of Canada News for Nov 5th, 2012

Green Tea Opera Cake

Green Tea Opera Cake from Minami, by Sean Neild in the FBC 366 Photo A Day Flickr Group

brought to you by Janes Family Foods

Big Welcome to 3 New FBC2013 Sponsors

We’re thrilled to have three new sponsors on board for FBC 2013 next April! Please join us in welcoming our newest Silver level sponsor, Toronto’s The Cookbook Store and our newest Contributing Sponsors, Crosby’s Molasses and Summer Fresh Dips.We guarantee you they have some fun things planned for all of you who attend FBC2013 next year!

And stay tuned, we have lots more announcements coming your way in the next few weeks, including our first round of conference speakers!

Summer Fresh Appetizer Guide

Just in time for the Holidays, Summer Fresh Salads is pleased to announce the launch of their What’s App Appetizer Entertaining Guide.  A nine page booklet full of quick and easy appetizer solutions as well as money-saving coupons, the What’s App? Appetizer Entertaining Guide will be distributed via the Holiday issue of Food & Drink Magazine as well as Flavours Magazine. They can also be found in the Deli department of your favourite local grocery store.  Pick up your copy today and let the entertaining begin!

CBC Radio Active with Michelle Peters Jones

FBC Member, Michelle Peters Jones, author of The Tiffin Box appeared on CBC’s Radio Active in Edmonton a few weeks back, making Chana Sukka with her mum… who was skyped in all the way from India!  You can now listen to this fun interview/cooking demo on-line and hear Michelle and her mum chatting back and forth with each other, and the interviewer while something yummy cooks in the background. Very fun, Michelle!

Smitten Kitchen Book Signing (VANCOUVER)

Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen is starting her book tour to support the launch of her Smitten Kitchen cookbook.  Her first stop is in Vancouver this week where she’ll be appearing at both Chapters on South Granville, and at Barbara Jo’s Books to Cooks.  For those of you attending the Chapters book signing on Tuesday night, both Ethan and Melissa will be in attendance and Ethan is going to be interviewing Deb about her new cookbook for the crowd.  Please don’t hesitate to stop by and say hi if you’re in attendance!  For more info on both of these events, please check our BC Event Listings.

New Members

As usual, a big welcome to all our new members this week as we steadily make our way to 800.

And remember, if you have anything you’d like to share with your fellow members in the news, please let us know about it.  To have your submission appear in a Monday news post the deadline is Fridays at 5pm Pacific time.  You can send your submissions directly to Melissa.

As always,

Melissa, Mardi and Ethan

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2 Responses to Weekly Food Bloggers of Canada News for Nov 5th, 2012

  1. Michelle November 5, 2012 at 7:51 pm #

    Thank you very much for the shoutout guys :) I’d been having a crazy day, and I finally logged on to get my FBC fix, and I am on the news, so got very excited! It was such a fun thing to do.

  2. Marisa November 9, 2012 at 7:52 pm #

    I love Summer Fresh Dips

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