There are always a multitude of restaurants and food outlets where you can buy traditional, and other cuisine dishes, but what if you want to do it yourself? Here are some good recipe books to try for making those delicious traditional dishes.
The Butcher, the Baker, the Wine, and Cheese Maker: By the Sea
Compiled and written by Jennifer Schell. This book celebrates the coastal cuisine of Vancouver and includes recipes and stories from the region. It brings a tribute to leaders in the culinary world and the remarkable innovative people that make up this region’s food culture.
A few of the delicious recipes included are Beignet with baked Bowen Apples, Spot Prawns, and Huckleberry Crème Brulee.
Cravings: Comfort Eats and Favorite Treats by Debbie Harding
This book is full of decadent, easy-to-make recipes. Nutritional information is included for each recipe. Get the book and satisfy those cravings for comfort food.
The Deerholme Foraging Book by Bill Jones
This book will help you explore wild-growing plants in the region which includes sea vegetables, local mushrooms, shellfish, and much more.
The book includes identification of wild foods, the foraging for them, harvesting, and the preparation of this sourced produce. The recipes include the preservation of these wild foods as well as recipes for preparing a meal from start to dessert.
Cedar + Salt
Compiled and written by DL Acken and Emily Lycopolus. This recipe book has beautiful photographs of Vancouver’s abundance of food and divides it into sections: the sea, farm, forest, and field. You can try recipes for Craft Beer, Beetroot, and Black Walnut Cake.
These are only a few of the many cookbooks researched, compiled, and perfected to make the preparation of good, traditional food easy and obtainable.