Cookbook – Butter Celebrates

Butter Celebrates – Rosie Daykin Shares her Fabulous Sweets Butter Celebrates, is bakery owner Rosie Daykin’s second cookbook (Butter Baked Goods was released in 2013) and this time she is sharing a year of celebratory recipes. From Valentine’s Day to New Year’s and everything in between, Daykin has recipes for every festive occasion. If you…

Cookbook – Grilling with House of Q

BBQ season is all year round in Vancouver, so pick up Grilling with House of Q and continue on grilling! The secret to good barbecue is a the proper grilling temperature, some great meat and Brian Misko’s new book “Grilling With House of Q”. For good measure a set of his sauces and rubs doesn’t…

Whitewater Cooks with Passion

As an addict of cookbooks, and an owner of many, I was eager to get my hands on the newest Whitewater Cooks with Passion Cookbook, the fourth in the serious. This book is indeed filled with passionate recipes, and just flipping through the pages reignited my own cooking passion. I’ve whipped up many of the easy…

Decades of Decadence

While the Best of Bridge has always been my go to for old-school recipes, I now have another cookbook on the shelf which is a treat to both read and cook from.  Rebecca Klemke has managed to pen a memoir to her grandmother and a recipe book all in one.  Take more than a few…

Tongue Twisters – Gord Martin

Digging back in my library (published in 2003 and still very relevant)  this cookbook is all about intense flavour combos and cross-cultural cuisine that Chef Gord Martin’s Vancouver restaurants Bin 941 and Bin 942 are so well known for.  Mainly appetizer and tapas style recipes, this guide to entertaining will have your guests raving about your culinary…

In a Pinch

Effortless Cooking for Today’s Gourmet By Caren McSherry Having friends over for dinner doesn’t have to be a big production. With In a Pinch, Caren McSherry will show you how to make a 5-star meal in nothing flat. Gone are the days of 3-day preparations, obscure cooking utensils, and clean-ups that last longer than the…

Four Chefs One Garden – new cookbook from Vancouver’s great chefs

Four Chefs One Garden The Story In her unique debut, Vancouver native Evaleen Jaager Roy traces one year spent in her terraced, oceanview garden and in her kitchen. Organized seasonally, the sumptuously illustrated book weaves together backyard gardening tips with recipes from the city’s leading chefs, including one-name superstars Umberto and Tojo. But while Four…

Araxi and Blue Water Cafe win Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

A note from TopTable proprietor, Jack Evrensel: “Cookbooks may take years to compile and months to edit, but their real joy comes when you bring them home, and just cook.” Our entire Top Table team is delighted to share with you that our two recently released cookbooks, Araxi: Seasonal Recipes from the Celebrated Whistler Restaurant…

C Food Cookbook from C Restaurant

From the restaurant the Globe and Mail calls “the most original and exciting fish and seafood restaurant this country has ever seen,” comes a highly anticipated cookbook by owner Harry Kambolis and executive chef Robert Clark. C Food brings the bold avant garde concepts of C Restaurant to the printed page in a stunning book…