The top 3 Montreal English 2013 cookbooks are written by three well known cookbook authors, Stefano Faita, Ricardo Larrivée, and Chuck Hughes. They all have published best selling cookbooks in English and French and each hosts their own cooking television show. Chuck Hughes and Stefano Faita are also restaurant owners. Listed below is a short description of their newest English cookbooks in no particular order.
In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita
Author: Stefano Faita
Publisher: The Penguin Group
This cookbook was launched from the Stefano Faita popular cooking television show, In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita, which airs daily on the CBC channel. It includes recipes for breakfasts and brunch, snacks and appetizers, pasta, salads and sides, everyday mains, desserts, drinks and dinner menus.
The over 250 recipes are simple, easy to read and include sidebar tips. They are made with fresh ingredients and each recipe is accompanied by a color photo. Some featured recipes are Garlic Chicken Wings, Chicken Cacciatore, Osso Buco, Chicken Burritos, Eggplant Parmigiana, Easy Tiramisù, and Chocolate Hazelnut Tartlets.
Stefano Faita is co-owner with Michele Forgione of the Impasto restaurant. Visit the In the Kitchen with Stefano Faita website for recipes and and cooking show information.
Ricardo Slow Cooker Favourites
Author: Ricardo Larrivée
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Winter is usually the season when slow cookers are put to good use cooking comforting foods to enjoy during the cold weather. Ricardo Slow Cooker Favourites provides over 65 recipes for everyday cooking, entertaining, desserts, vegetarians, sugar shack recipes, and recipes even for summer. There are chapters for selecting meats and adapting recipes for the slow cooker and over 150 beautiful color photos.
Some recipes featured are Beef Stroganoff, Layered, Stuffed Cabbage, Pork Chili, Steamed Fish with Fennel, Lentil Soup with Poached Eggs, Poor Man’s Maple Pudding Cake, Lemon Pudding Cake, and Brownies.
Ricardo's Slow Cooker Favourites is also published in French as, La mojoteuse. Ricardo is the host of Ricardo and Friends cooking show on Canada's Food Network. Visit the Ricardo Cuisine website for recipes and how-to videos.
Chuck`s Day Off
Author: Chuck Hughes
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishing Ltd.
Chuck Hughes is not only well known for his two popular restaurants, Garde Manger and Le Bremner, but also as a cookbook author, Iron Chef, and host of the television cooking show, Chuck`s Day Off which airs on the Canada Food Network. His newest cookbook, Chuck`s Day Off, contains over 100 recipes from the show with the addition of newly developed recipes.
Chuck`s Day Off contains recipes that Chuck cooks for his suppliers, people in the industry and the people in his life when he is not cooking in his restaurants. Each section begins with an introduction, followed by easy-to-make, delicious recipes accompanied by colour photos. Chuck demonstrates his passion for cooking in recipes, just to name a few: Dirty Leg of Lamb, Spinach and Lemon Risotto Ouzo Shrimp, Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes, Simplest Chocolate Chip Cookies with Maldon Salt, Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie, and Seafood Stew with Garlic Rouille Croutons.
The Chuck's Day Off cookbook is also published in French as Les Recettes de Chuck’s Day Off. Visit the Chuck Hughes website for recipes and cooking show information.