What’s Good June 22 +

What to do in Vancouver this week The sun may not be shining bright, but there’s a lot to do both inside and out. It’s another busy week in Vancouver! Wine Wednesday at Provence Marinaside Wine Wednesdays have become ‘a thing’ – a wonderful way to get over the mid-week hump and slide into the…

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…

Nigella in Vancouver with Books to Cooks

NIGELLA is coming! Monday, November 23, 2015 6:00pm 8:30pm The Vancouver Club Nigella Lawson has a new book out and Barbara Jo and her store, Books to Cooks, is hosting her in Vancouver to celebrate; “Simply Nigella”. The event will be held at the Vancouver Club.  It will begin at 6:00 p.m. with an interview…

Les Dames Summerdine – A Few Seats Left + Online Auction

On Wednesday, August 12th join Canada’s largest concurrent dinner party as Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter presents Les Dames Summerdine . This fundraiser takes place at thirty different restaurants, wineries, cooking schools and culinary venues across the province. While most venues are sold out, seats in Vancouver can still be bought at Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks, where Chef Jennifer Peters of Nextjen…

Yotam Ottolenghi Plenty More with Books to Cooks

Plenty More in Store Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:00pm  3:00pm Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks Here we present another opportunity to see Yotam Ottolenghi before he jets off to another appearance. Yotam will record a CBC North by Northwest Cooking Club interview with Sheryl MacKay here in the shop, all about his new book, Plenty More. Chef Brian Skinner, a…

Lesley Stowe’s Desserts from My Kitchen Book Launch

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 7:00pm  9:00pm at the Equinox Gallery Books to Cooks celebrates the the launch of Lesley Stowe’s new book, Desserts from My Kitchen. The net proceeds for this evening will be donated to Project CHEF, a hands-on, curriculum-based school program that teaches children and families about healthy cooking and eating. This delectably social evening will include…

Yotam Ottlonenghi Plenty More

Sponsored in part by the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver, Congregation Beth Israel and the Israel Consulate General of Toronto and Western Canada and hosted in partnership with Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks. On Tuesday Oct 21 7:30pm Host: Simi Sara, CKNW radio host $60, includes copy of Plenty More and light reception Buy tickets online…

Lynn Crawford at Forage Restaurant

Lynn Crawford comes to us with another book, this time featuring recipes she likes to cook at home.  I am very tempted to try many of these trendy and retro recipes myself; our Lynn is obviously influenced by the best from eras past and present. GLV We are very pleased to pair Lynn with Forage,…

Mollie Katzen at The Farmer’s Apprentice with Books to Cooks

I learned to cook with Mollie Katzen’s books!  This event will be epic! I am there.  GLV Mollie Katzen was the first celebrated cookbook  author to cross our threshold at Books to Cooks, sixteen years ago.  We were a mere three weeks old, not ready to host a grand event, but we made her lunch, and…