It's time for all the spring cookbooks! There's some great Canadian cookbook titles that have come out since January. Our regular cookbook reviewer Liliana has already reviewed a few of these 2019 cookbooks releases but here are some of our favourite titles for the first half of this year!
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French Appetizers by Marie Asselin
FBC Member Marie Asselin of the site Food Nouveau brought her second cookbook, French Appetizers, into the world this spring. (You can read our review of French Appetizers here). Celebrate the French tradition of L'apero: pre dinner drinks and nibbles. These small bite recipes are perfect for casual spring or summer entertaining on the patio!
Let Me Feed You by Rosie Daykin
The founder of Vancouver's Butter Baked Goods is back with her third cookbook. (You can read our review of Butter Celebrates! here). Let Me Feed You has over 100, easy to follow recipes that evoke the comforts of home and cooking for the ones you love.
Modern Lunch by Allison Day
Modern Lunch is the third cookbook for FBC Member Allison Day (you can check out our review of Modern Lunch here) and this one aims to elevate our lunch hour. Don't settle for the same sandwich every day when you can check out the over 100 plant forward recipes perfect for grown up lunch boxes in this book. Lunch will never be the same again!
Everyone's Welcome by Amanda Orlando
If you live with food allergies or cook for somebody who does, you know that it can be a mine field finding things that are not only safe to eat but also delicious. Enter FBCer Amanda Orlando of the site Everyday Allegen Free. Amanda knows first hand what it's like to live with food allergies and in this book it's her goal to help you eat safely while still enjoying every mouthful. Everyone's Welcome is packed with tips for cooking at home, eating out and traveling with food allergies and recipes are colour coded so you can quickly find dishes that are safe for your allergies!
Peace, Love & Fibre by Mairlyn Smith
FBC Member Mairlyn Smith is beloved all across Canada with her irreverent humour and her ongoing quest to get us to eat more fibre. She already has a string of cookbooks to her name (check out our review of Homegrown for a celebration of Canadian producers). Not only will you learn everything you need to know about fibre in her newest book, Peace, Love and Fibre, but you'll also find it packed with tempting recipes that are so good you won't even notice they're good for you!
The Prairie Table by Karlynn Johnston
FBC Member Karlynn Johnston's first cookbook, Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky evoked pure nostalgia with its old fashioned dessert recipes making it an instantly beloved book. If you loved Flapper Pie then Karlynn's newest book, The Prairie Table is one you'll want to add to your collection. Celebrate Canada's prairies with dishes perfect for bringing a crowd together. Whether it's a family dinner, a summer picnic or a potluck party this book is about bringing people together with food!
Secrets From My Vietnamese Kitchen by Kim Thúy
Montreal based novelist, lawyer and restaurant owner Kim Thúy brings her gift of storytelling to her first cookbook, Secrets From My Vietnamese Kitchen. She welcomes you into her kitchen where you'll also meet her mother and five aunts. They share their kitchen secrets and show their love through the food - specifically the food of their former homeland.
Oven to Table by Jan Scott
Oven to Table is the second book by FBC Member Jan Scott of the site Family Bites and, it's a book we love because... let's face it, less dishes to wash! One pot or one pan dishes make weeknights so much easier. You absolutely can get a home cooked meal on the family with no fuss, no muss and you don't need a ton of fancy gear to get it done. That's exactly our speed. Plus, the whole family will love the results!
Vegetables First by Ricardo
If you're still sad that Ricardo Magazine published their last English language edition this spring, you're not alone. But this Vegetables First delivers everything we expect from Ricardo - bright, vibrant dishes that are easy to make and delicious to eat. Make veggies the star of your next meal with these vegetable forward recipes.
Sugar Free Paleo Dinner Recipes by Kristen Stevens
If ebooks are more your style then you will definitely want to check out the latest ebook from FBC member Kristen Stevens of the site The Endless Meal. Sugar Free Paleo Dinner Recipes is packed full of paleo dinner ideas with no added sweeteners that are family, friend AND kid approved!
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