Taste Canada? Yes please

And the 2012 Food Writing Award winners are...

The 2012 Food Writing Awards, which recognize and celebrate superior writing and publishing throughout Canada’s culinary world were handed out on Nov. 7 at the Arcadian Court in downtown Toronto. There were a total of twelve nominees spread across five categories. The winners are bolded below:


Leslie Beck’s Longevity Diet, by Leslie Beck

The Boreal Herbal, by Beverley Gray

  • Unquenchable, by Natalie MacLean

Genèse de la cuisine québécoise, by Jean-Marie Francoeur

Une agriculture qui goûte autrement, by Hélène Raymond and Jacques Mathé

Revel 2012: Guide des champagnes et des autres bulles, by Guénaël Revel


Whitewater Cooks with Friends, by Shelley Adams

Odd Bits, by Jennifer McLagan

  • Chef Michael Smith’s Kitchen, by Michael Smith

L’univers gourmand de Jean-Luc Boulay, by Anne L Desjardins and Jean-Luc Boulay

À la di Stasio 3, by Josée Di Stasio

L’artisan culinaire, by Sébastien Houle


The Ontario Table, by Lynn Ogryzlo

  • Made in Italy, by David Rocco

Market Chronicles, by Susan Semenak

Asie: Un voyage culinaire, by Vincent Beck and Diem Ngoc Phan

Su: La cuisine turque de Fisun Ercan, by Fisun Ercan

Stefano Faita: Je cuisine italien, by Stefano Faita


Preserving, by Pat Crocker

We Sure Can!, by Sarah B Hood

  • Spilling the Beans, by Julie Van Rosendaal and Sue Duncan

Nos 200 meilleurs desserts et biscuits, by Coup de Pouce

Saisis, by Louis-François Marcotte

Sous le charme des courges et des citrouilles, by Louise Gagnon, Louise