Firehouse Chef: Recipes From Canada's Firefighters

Firehouse Chef: Recipes From Canada's Firefighters

by Patrick Mathieu


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ISBN-13: 9781770503069
Publisher: Whitecap Books, Limited
Publication date: 10/01/2016
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 10.20(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Firefighter Patrick Mathieu is a very passionate foodie and self-taught chef who followed in his French-Canadian family's traditions of firefighting and cooking from the heart. He has cultivated his love for cooking in the firehouse and, alongside his wife Andrea Lauren, is the proud owner of StationHouse Catering and Private Chef Services. Patrick is also a culinary instructor, a food and recipe columnist for Firefighting in Canada Magazine, and appeared on Season 2 of the Food Network's Chopped Canada. He lives just outside Waterloo, Ontario with his wife and two children.

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SandrasBookNook More than 1 year ago
What a fun book! My husband used to be a police officer, so there's a special place in my heart for all emergency services workers. I was thrilled to have the opportunity to review this book! For some reason, the past few cookbooks that I've cooked from, the first recipe I pick doesn't knock my socks off, and this one was no exception. I chose the Green Curry Chicken Satay. As a family, we try to cook from other countries to expand our girls' horizons (and palates!). I've not really cooked Thai myself, but loved the idea of a personal connection to encourage the interest of my youngest--who also happens to be my pickiest eater. She loves my sister who lived in Thailand for a year, so that encouraged her to want to like it. While the flavor was pretty good, there was NO spice/heat. I have eaten Thai, and it's my sister's favorite cuisine, so I know green curry is supposed to be spicy. Nope. Zilch. Could it just be the brand of green curry paste I bought? Possibly, but you need to be aware and taste and be willing to add if you want spicy. All is not lost, however, as there is so much more to love in this delightful book. Mexican Grilled Corn--yum! I first had this in South Dakota of all places, made by someone who had lived in Mexico and we loved it! Grilled Sourdough and Chorizo Panzanella Salad gives a spicy twist to an old classic. Cucumbers and I don't get along, but other than that this salad is gorgeous! Somehow, of all my family, only one daughter got my love for seafood, so I won't be making it often, but East Coast Seafood Chowder is lovely! It brings back memories of time spent in New England, and I would eat it at least once a week if I could! You'll find sides and sauces towards the back with jewels like Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta, Walnuts and Parmesan, Coconut Saffron Rice Pilaf, Pommes Aligot, Pico de Gallo, Lemon Caper Aioli, Simple Tomato Sauce, and even a couple of bread recipes! These guys like their sweets as well, though I would have to do some judicious editing on some as they obviously like their alcohol as well! However, there's delights such as Maple Cinnamon Monkey Bread, Oreo Ice Cream Cake, Winter Berry Crisp and more to please that sweet tooth! This is a fun book full of great recipes, and I am happy to recommend it. I received a copy of this book from Whitecap through Fitzhenry & Whiteside for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.