A Taste of Canada

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A culinary survey of the superb foods of Canada.

Attracted by abundant natural resources -- rich farmland, great forests, wide-ranging prairies, coastal waters and fresh-water lakes -- people from all over the world immigrate to Canada. The food traditions brought by every generation's newcomers and the country's great resources merge to form a unique cuisine that is distinctly Canadian. In A Taste of Canada, stories and anecdotes accompany ...

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Overview

A culinary survey of the superb foods of Canada.

Attracted by abundant natural resources -- rich farmland, great forests, wide-ranging prairies, coastal waters and fresh-water lakes -- people from all over the world immigrate to Canada. The food traditions brought by every generation's newcomers and the country's great resources merge to form a unique cuisine that is distinctly Canadian. In A Taste of Canada, stories and anecdotes accompany recipes from each corner of the country to capture Canada's ethnic and regional diversity.

The book's easy-to-follow format features classic delicacies enhanced with exciting new ingredients to reflect the cosmopolitan and multicultural Canadian palate. Some examples are:

  • Wild rice pancakes with sour cream and caviar
  • Chipotle maple baked beans
  • Wine-pickled salmon
  • Parsnip and pear soup with five-spice powder
  • Pumpkin bisque with cranberry oil swirl
  • Chorizo and scrambled egg breakfast pizza
  • Slow-roasted pork shoulder with spiced apple relish
  • Maple-glazed grilled peameal bacon
  • Apricot coffee cake with butterscotch walnut filling
  • Blueberry bread pudding with whiskey sauce.


A Taste of Canada showcases Canadian culinary specialties, from tourtière and classic fish chowders to butter tarts and Nanaimo bars.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781552859117
  • Publisher: Whitecap Books, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 11.50 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Rose Murray has been a key player in the Canadian food scene for almost three decades. Through authoring 10 cookbooks, writing for a host of magazines and newspapers, teaching cuisine at various colleges and cooking schools, and making many television and radio appearances, Rose has helped shape Canada's culinary landscape since 1979. She has channeled this knowledge into her books A Taste of Canada and Canada's Favourite Recipes.
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