A gorgeous cookbook featuring recipes for our Stained Glass Jam and Blackberry-Beet Chutney! There has never been a more exciting time to eat in Montréal. With the established food scene being joined by an explosion of new, globally minded, locally focused restaurants, Montréal has evolved into a city of unparalleled culinary excellence. Montréal Cooks presents 80 recipes from 40 of Montreal's most talented and unique chefs. Written with the home cook in mind, this cookbook is designed to make recipes from fan-favorite restaurants achievable for everyone. Montréal Cooks is written by Tays Spencer and Jonathan Cheung, owner of Appetite for Books with a foreword by culinary expert, food writer and television personality, Gail Simmons.
Camilla Wynne, Preservation Society founder, has been a pastry professional for a decade. After graduating from pastry school she cut her teeth in some of Montreal's best restaurants, including Les Chevres, Anise, and Laloux, all the while running the pastry half of Backroom Records & Pastries, and touring and recording with rock band Sunset Rubdown. When the band broke up she decided to concentrate on producing her own line of preserves, which had already garnered a following.
Not content to produce garden-variety jams and pickles, Camilla instead favours products that tell a story or illicit a memory and are often, though not intentionally, inspired by cocktails.