Provence Food and Wine: The Art of Living 

By | 2018-01-21T15:05:16+00:00 August 6th, 2014|Wine|

Provence Food and Wine ... some pretty irresistible dishes Yes, it’s a none-too thinly-veiled promo for Provence. Never mind! I love this cookbook that was doing the rounds at about the same time as the recent B.C. Wines from Provence spotlight. Provence Food and Wine: The Art of Living (by François Millo and [...]

Green Leaves Redux: The Book of Kale & Friends

By | 2018-01-21T15:05:17+00:00 May 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|

The Book of Kale & Friends - authors Sharon Hanna and Carol Pope, photo by Alison Page Beyond the Kale? The Hired Belly is pinching himself. I can't quite believe I've turned into a Kale freak. But there I go, rejoicing in the sweet taste of our over-wintered survivors. And openly lusting after [...]

Books to Cooks Redux: The Holiday Season Hot List

By | 2018-01-21T15:05:20+00:00 December 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Books to Cooks - Marmite and a whole lot more! Here I am again at Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks. I can't help it. I'm a creature of habit. Besides, I can only take so much of the chain store crowds. And I'm not about to line Amazon's pockets so they can drop next year's [...]

A Tale of Kale: One of the Healthiest Cookbooks Ever …

By | 2018-01-21T15:05:24+00:00 September 13th, 2013|Sustainable|

UPDATE: Congratulations to Queen of Kale Sharon Hanna! A Tale of Kale—The Book of Kale: The Easy-to-Grow Superfood—won the 2013 Taste  Canada Single Subject Cookbook Award. “It has real personality and charm and the overall results are delicious.” “The book has integrity, heart and pure deliciousness.” – The jury Sharon Hanna, Joe Lederer photo [...]

Barbara-jo’s Books to Cooks: A Favourite for Last Minute Gifts

By | 2018-01-21T15:05:42+00:00 December 18th, 2010|Belly's Budget Best|

Our column in Friday's Vancouver Courier offers up some handy, bookish suggestions for fun stocking stuffers, as well as a few more serious offerings that explore the culture of culinary foraging, both here in the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere. One unexpected perk of research: seasonal treats that Vancouver's Books to Cooks lays on [...]

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