Gillian Watts, a past president of the Indexing Society of Canada, is an avid cook who’s always been drawn to cookbook indexing. Frustrated by not being able to find what she needed in a Time-Life series of cookbooks she owned called Foods of the World, Watts began cataloguing the recipes and ingredients in the series … Continue reading “Food for thought: the expanding universe of cookbook indexing—Gillian Watts (ISC conference 2014)”
I’ve just wrapped up a cookbook index, and while I was putting it together I found myself referring to notes I’d made a while ago for a friend who wanted to do cookbook indexing but didn’t want to invest in indexing software. When I worked in house, I’d prepared several cookbook indexes using only Microsoft … Continue reading “Cookbook indexing in Microsoft Word”
Join East Meets West author Stephanie Yuen and nibble on some of the best Asian food Vancouver has to offer at the book’s official launch this Saturday, June 9, from 2 pm to 4 pm at Shaktea.
I just got back from the VIP launch for Stephanie Yuen’s cookbook East Meets West at Lin’s Chinese Cuisine, where Chef Zhang and his staff treated us to delicious snacks, including Lin’s signature xiao long bao, as well as a tan-tan noodle demonstration. It was great to chat with the ol’ D&M crew and meet … Continue reading “East Meets West VIP launch”
Today’s the official pub date of Licence to Grill host Rob Rainford’s new cookbook, Born to Grill (Appetite by Random House), featuring over 100 recipes based on 20 complete menus.
Over the course of two years food writer Stephanie Yuen scoured Vancouver’s Asian food scene for the best dishes from some of the city’s most acclaimed Asian restaurants, and the result is East Meets West, a gorgeous, full-colour cookbook featuring not only eighty-eight mouth-watering recipes but also an introduction to the ingredients commonly used in … Continue reading “East Meets West event at Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks”
Thanks to Grace Yaginuma for reminding me that this past week Flavours of Prince Edward Island by Jeff McCourt, Allan Williams, and Austin Clement (Whitecap Books) won Gold at the Canadian Culinary Book Awards in the Canadian Culinary Culture Category, English-Language and Vij’s at Home: Relax, Honey by Meeru Dhalwala and Vikram Vij (Douglas & … Continue reading “Awards news”