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Cuisine Nicoise
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Cuisine Nicoise

French cuisine is well known and respected all over the world, but most people are blissfully unaware of the fact that Nice, and southern France in general, enjoy their distinct seasonal specialties using home-grown fruits, vegetables, fish from the Mediterranean Sea and every other ingredient that grows or is raised […]

Inside the Middle East
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Inside the Middle East

The author, a former Israeli senior official on Arab affairs, and intelligence community member, is now an independent Middle East strategic analyst employed by the Middle East Affairs at the Eisenhower Institute in the U S A. Anyone whishing to understand the world’s politically most volatile region, including all American […]

Kitchen and Cooking Secrets
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12,167 Kitchen and Cooking Secrets

Susan Sampson is the editor and writer of the largest daily newspaper in Ontario. She keeps on top of all food-related developments, tests, and develops recipes, reviews cookbooks, and experiments with all kinds of kitchen gadgets, There are thousands of such gadgets, and if you decide to acquire only a […]

The globalization of inequality
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The globalization of inequality

In this relatively slim volume, professor emeritus Francois Bourguignon explains reasons of income and living standard inequality in the world with emphasis on developed, developing, and agrarian societies. The contents are based on accurate and reliable data of the World Bank where he was senior vice president. Taxation, he claims, […]

The Ontario craft beer guide
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The Ontario craft beer guide

The Ontario Beer Guide is a book for province’s beer aficionados written by two knowledgeable enthusiasts. Both   travelled Ontario, tasted hundreds of beers scouting out the best and worst beers, brewpubs and microbreweries- all 250 of them. During the creation of this valuable oeuvre they explored the history and evolution […]

Real food/fake food
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Real food/fake food

Real Food/Fake Food is an invaluable book for every North American. It explains in minute detail how millions are being taken advantage of due to their ignorance of food and beverage quality, taste, texture, their provenance and possibilities of passing on fraudulent food. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and USDA […]

The complete wild game cookbook
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The complete wild game cookbook

The complete wild game cookbook Jean-Paul Grappe Robert Rose Incorporated, Toronto 384 pages, $ 39.95 The author Jean-Paul Grappe, a chef and restaurateur, created an informative, excellent, and invaluable book about game and game cooking. In Canada cooks must use “farmed game”, except for First Nations who are allowed to […]

Best food writing 2016
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Best food writing 2016

Holly Hughes started the series in 2000, and has continued to date. Each edition seems to get more interesting. The 16th edition has been categorized into – The Way We Eat Now (seven articles), “Down The Hatch” (5), Cooking The Books (6), The Family Table (6), Foodways (6), Dining Around (6), […]