Written By Guest Writer Awards / Press Release Nov 6, 2018 Taste Canada Award Winners 2018 SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestTASTE CANADA ANNOUNCES THE 2018 WINNERS OF CANADA’S NATIONAL, BILINGUAL FOOD WRITING AWARDSDISCOVER COOKBOOKS AND FOOD BLOGS FROM A CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE#MoreThanRecipesOctober 29, 2018, 9.P.M. EDT, Toronto, ON — Taste Canada Awards / Les Lauréats des Saveurs du Canada(tastecanada.org) has announced the winners of the country’s only national, bilingual food writing awards. October is National Cookbook Month. The complete list of winners can be seen at tastecanada.org.This year, 91 cookbooks and 50 food blogs entered the competition. A shortlist announced earlier in the year narrowed the competition to a maximum of 5 entries per category.The 26 gold and silver award winners were revealed at the Taste Canada Awards Gala on October 29 at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, co-hosted by Shahir Massoud and Claire Tansey. The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Her Honour Elizabeth Dowdeswell delivered the welcoming and opening remarks.THE 2018 AWARD WINNERSEnglish-Language BooksPenguin Random HouseCulinary Narratives Gold Vij, Vikram. Vij. Penguin Canada, TorontoSilver Phillips, Rod. 9000 Years of Wine. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, MarkhamGeneral Cookbooks Gold Crawford, Lynn. Farm to Chef. Penguin Canada, TorontoSilver Wimbush-Bourque, Aimée. The Simple Bites Kitchen. Penguin Canada, Toronto Figure 1Regional/Cultural Cookbooks Gold Anderson, Lindsay and Dana VanVeller. Feast: Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip. Appetite by Random House, VancouverSilver Butters, Rod. The Okanagan Table: The Art of Everyday Home Cooking. Figure 1, Vancouver TouchWood EditionsSingle-Subject Cookbooks Gold Kohlman, Renée. All the Sweet Things: Baked Goods and Stories from the Kitchen of Sweetsugarbean. TouchWood Editions, VictoriaSilver Gardner, Kristy. Cooking with Cocktails.Countryman Press, New York Health and Special Diet CookbooksGold Podleski, Greta. Yum & Yummer: Ridiculously Tasty Recipes That’ll Blow Your Mind, But Not Your Diet!Author/One Spoon Media Inc., KitchenerSilver Wright, Laura. The First Mess Cookbook. Penguin Canada, Toronto English-Language Food BlogsGeneral Food Blogs Gold Rhubarb & Cod, Susan Keefe www.rhubarbandcod.comSilver The Lemon Apron, Jennifer Emilson www.thelemonapron.comHealth & Special Diet Blogs Gold Oh She Glows, Angela Liddon www.ohsheglows.comSilver Joyous Health, Joy McCarthy www.joyoushealth.comStephen Chu Photography French-Language Books / Les livres langue française Culinary Narratives Gold Turcot, Simon-Philippe et Sophie Gagnon-Bergeron. Le Festin de Mathilde. La Peuplade, ChicoutimiSilver Baillargeon, Normand. À la table des philosophes. Flammarion Québec, MontréalGeneral Cookbooks Gold Gadbois, Stéphane. Histoires de bouffe. Les éditions AdA, VarennesSilver Perron, Sylvain et Collectif. Patrimoine culinaire du Canada. Klorofil, ChicoutimiRegional/Cultural Cookbooks Gold Thúy, Kim. Le secret des Vietnamiennes. Trécarré – Groupe Librex, MontréalSilver St-Pierre, Marie-Fleur. La cuisine espagnole de Marie-Fleur. Les Éditions de l’Homme, MontréalSingle-Subject Cookbooks Gold Lesage, Sébastien et collectif. Le canard goulu : le découvrir et le cuisiner. Flammarion Québec, MontréalSilver Boucher, Marie-Joanne. Le livre des pique-niques. Parfum d’encre, MontréalHealth and Special Diet Cookbooks Gold DesGroseilliers, Julie. Protéines: Stratégies alimentaires et recettes pour bien les consommer tout au long de la journée. Les Éditions La Presse, MontréalSilver Champoux, Nathalie. Santé ! Le guide pour toute la famille. Fides, AnjouFrench-language Food Blogs Gold Emilie murmure, Emilie Gaillet www.emiliemurmure.comSilver Mes Petites Révolutions, Émilie Gauthier www.mespetitesrevolutions.com—Stephen Chu PhotographyThe Hall of Fame Awards were presented to The Galloping Gourmet, Graham Kerr (living) and Constance Hart (posthumous), the first Jewish person in Canada to write a cookbook. This award, sponsored by the Culinary Historians of Canada, goes to authors of a stellar culinary book or body of work that has had a lasting impact on Canadian cuisine.The annual Gala brings together writers, publishers, chefs, restaurateurs, farmers, industry, media and cookbook fans to promote a vibrant national conversation about food and the art and culture of culinary writing.The evening started with a welcome reception by Summer Fresh, followed by the awards presentation, and then, aone-of-a-kind gastronomic celebration, presented by Good in Every Grain,featuring food by Fairmont Royal York Executive Chef j.W. Foster, as well as Ivana Raca (Ufficio), Matt Basile (Lisa Marie/Fidel Gastro’s), Ted Reader (Ted’s Famous BBQ), Trevor Lui and Hemant Bhagwani (Fat Rabbit), Charlotte Langley (Restaurants Canada), Brad Lomanto (Conestoga College), Brian McCourt and Benjamin Lillico (Ignite Restaurant Group), Daniel Stubbe (Cacao Barry), Dufflet Rosenberg (Dufflet), Trevor Ritchie (Bocuse d’Or Team Canada), and Vanessa Yeung (Aphrodite Cooks). Wines were presented by the Niagara College Teaching Winery.The winners of Cooks the Books, a cooking competition that invites Canadian culinary students from across the nation to compete for the title of Canada’s Best New Student Chefs, were also announced at the Gala. Cooks the Books – A Student Chef Battlewas held at Mildred’s Temple Kitchen in Toronto on October 28. This competitionis presented in partnership with the Alberta Canola Producers Commissionand sponsored by Summer Fresh, with Education Awareness Partner, ThinkBeef.ca.In 2017, the total units sold in Canada for books in the “Cooking” subject category amounted to 1.4 million for a total value of $47.4 million, according to BookNet Canada’s national sales tracking service for the print English-language trade market, BNC SalesData. SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Awards / Press Release / Spirits February 19, 2019 Long Table Distillery wins Six Awards and Best in Class at Canadian Artisan Spirits Competition Press Release — Artisan Distillers Canada announced this week that Long Table Distillery, now celebrating its sixth year of distilling on BC’s ... 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