Canada’s world-class culinary writers were the stars of the show last night at the Taste Canada Awards Gala.
The Taste Canada Awards / Les Lauréats des Saveurs du Canada presented 22 winners with a Gold or Silver Award last night. Pulling from 148 submissions (96 books and 52 food blogs), here are a few highlights:
In the Culinary Narratives category, Sir John’s Table: The Culinary Life and Times of Canada’s First Prime Minister by Lindy Mechefske took the gold, as did perennial recipe resource favourite Canadian Living: The Ultimate Cookbook from Canadian Living Test Kitchen
Single-Subject Cookbook winner in the Gold category was The Ocean Wise Cookbook 2: More Seafood Recipes That Are Good for the Planet by Jane Mundy. Silver went to A Field Guide to Canadian Cocktails by Victoria Walsh and Scott McCallum.
The Gold Food Blogger prize went to In Pursuit of More from Shira McDermott.
French language prizes for Les Narrations Culinaires went to L’essential de Chartier by François Chartier in the Gold category, while silver went to Sylvie Dô for L’Épicerie: Le Plaisir de Faire les Bons Choix.
Taste Canada Awards also named this year’s Hall of Fame Award inductees. Honoured were Julian Armstrong, an award-winning food journalist and author and James Barber (posthumous), a food writer and television personality who authored twelve cookbooks.
For more information, head to TasteCanada.org