Snacks: A Canadian Food History – Janis Thiessen

Snacks for the read

I received a review copy of this book through University of Manitoba Press.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. The official launch for Snacks will be held tomorrow, October 10th, at McNally Robinson Booksellers.  The book launch begins at 7:00 pm and will be held …

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Berry: Bringing it to the Table

If you write about food long enough the name Wendell Berry will eventually come up. Berry, a Kentuckian, is a farmer, poet, novelist, and food activist. Bringing it to the Table: On Farming and Food. brings together some of his thoughts on those subject spanning the last four decades. Bringing it to the Table is a collection of …

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Michael Pollan – In Defense of Food

Michael Pollan is undoubtedly one of the biggest names in the world of food today. His latest book Cooked, (which I have yet to look at), hit the bestseller lists earlier this year, and still can be found in copious quantity at your local book chain. Earlier this year, despite my natural aversion to bestsellers, I …

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