Book Reviews

Book review: The lady Matador’s Hotel.
Book Reviews

Book review: The lady Matador’s Hotel.

Cristina Garcia, a lecturer on writing at several universities, writer pf acclaimed literary works, has a very engaging and vivid style. The reader gets a thorough understanding of the setting, and can imagine how people behave, given the circumstance. In Lady Matador’s Hotel, the lives of six men and women […]

Book review: Gordon Ramsey’s Healthy Appetite.
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Book review: Gordon Ramsey’s Healthy Appetite.

The celebrity English chef Gordon Ramsey is Britain’s most successful and talked-about chef with many Michelin stars and 22 restaurants around the world. What most people fail to remember is that he is a health nut and runs marathons. In this his newest book, he has managed to offer healthy […]

Book review: A Taste of Canada.
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Book review: A Taste of Canada.

The question of “What is Canadian cuisine?” has been debated for a long time. People eat first and foremost what grows around them and products that are accessible. Today, big city dwellers think nothing of buying tomatoes, or peaches, or grapes in January and which are imported from thousands of […]

Book review: Cheese Primer by Steven Jenkins.
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Book review: Cheese Primer by Steven Jenkins.

Artisan cheese in Canada enjoys an unprecedented popularity. Now, restaurants too offer a good selection of cheeses served properly at room temperature with appropriate garnishes, nut bread, and a variety of at least three different cheeses. Many are from Quebec, some from Ontario; others may originate in France or Italy. […]

Book review: Top Chef the Cookbook.
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Book review: Top Chef the Cookbook.

This extraordinary book was created using the episodes in each season of the TV reality show programme of Top Chef, hence the name. Any reader who thinks this to be a frivolous book is wrong. It is a book of young ambitious, and eager cooks and executive chefs who lie […]