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Launching The Boreal Gourmet

Posted: May 25, 2010

Author and cook Michele Genest will share the unique recipes found in her new cookbook The Boreal Gourmet: Adventures in Northern Cooking at the following locations:

·Book launch: Tuesday, June 1st at 5:30 pm at The Old Firehall, 1105 First Avenue, Whitehorse (books sold by Mac’s Fireweed). Guests will enjoy refreshments and recipes by the author, courtesy of The Chocolate Claim. Music by Andrea Coleman.

·Cooking demonstration & book signing: Thursday, June 3rd at 6:00 pm at Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks,(tickets $45, includes a signed copy of the book) 1740 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver.

·Book signing: Tuesday, June 8th at 5:30 pm at The Cookbook Store, 850 Yonge Street, Toronto.

·Book launch: Saturday, June 12th at 5:30 pm at Bombay Peggy’s Inn & Pub, 2nd Avenue and Princess Street, Dawson City (books sold by Maximilian’s).

Guests at any of the events above will enjoy refreshments and hors d’oeuvres, and will have the opportunity to get their copy of The Boreal Gourmet signed by the author.

As much a culinary adventure story as cookbook, The Boreal Gourmet combines a portrait of northern life with an exploration of wild or “country” foods in gourmet recipes for the home cook. These recipes are inspired by a diversity of countries, traditions and kitchens, and spring from a love affair with the indigenous foods that flourish in the boreal forests and river valleys of the Yukon.