This beautiful book features more than 120 tantalising wine-inspired recipes that have been collected from BC's top winery chefs and winemakers. Legendary chefs like Michael Allemeier from Mission Hill Winery and Bernard Casavant from the Burrowing Owl have contributed their favourite cooking-with-wine recipes to this compilation, making it a must-have for anyone with an interest in Canada's culinary hertage. The recipes focus on gourmet cooking that uses easy to find ingredients and simple instructions so that both novice and experienced cooks can recreate these culinary delights at home.
WineFeast introduces readers to the world of wine and contains informative, and at times humorous, sections on how to taste wine and improve sensory evaluation skills, how to cook with wine, as well as histories of all the different grapes and wine styles that are produced in British Columbia. There are also sections on food and wine pairing as well as detailed maps and region-specific guides with wine touring highlights so that visitors and locals alike will have all the information they need to tour BC's spectacular wine country.
The book contains mouth-watering food shots and breathtaking scenic photography by Gary Faessler. WineFeast is the perfect gift or must-have keepsake for anyone with a passion for food and wine. With a copy of this book and a bottle of BC's finest, readers will have no problems creating a 'wine feast' that will delight guests and quench their thirsts for BC food and wine knowledge.
About the Authors
Troy and Cheryl-Lynn Townsin captured the attention of the world when their first book, Cooking with BC Wine, won a Gourmand World Cookbook Award. They have since aded to their food and wine repertoire with Cooking with the Wines of Washington and Cooking with the Wines of Oregon, published by Whitecap Books. Troy runs a weekly food and wine column on CBC radio and has worked as a wine judge at the BC Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards and the Okanagan Spring and Fall Festivals. Cheryl-Lynn comes from a family of wine-lovers and when she is not running 'recipe trials' and sampling fine BC wines she manages International Programmes at Royal Roads University on Vancouver Island. Troy and Cheryl-Lynn live in Victoria, BC.