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Canada is Served a Taste of the North


November 18, 2010

Next week, Whitehorse author Michele Genest will launch a cross-Canada book tour with her popular cookbook The Boreal Gourmet: Adventures in Northern Cooking. Enjoy a taste of the north at the following locations and times:

Audreys Books—10702 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton—on Tuesday, November 23rd at 7:30 pm.

Owl’s Nest Books—815A 49th Avenue SW, Calgary—on Thursday, November 25th at 7:00 pm.

McNally Robinson—3130 8th Street East, Saskatoon—on Saturday, November 27th at 2:00 pm.

McNally Robinson—1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg—on Monday, November 29th at 7:30 pm.

Collected Works Bookstore—1242 Wellington Street, Ottawa—on Thursday, December 2nd at 6:00 pm.

Crow’s Nest Books and Gifts—239 Hurontario Street, Collingwood—on Saturday, December 11th at 5:00 pm

In The Boreal Gourmet, Michele Genest shares her taste for northern life and flavours. This unique cookbook transports readers through northern meadows, forests, rivers, lakes, oceans, gardens and even pantries. Genest’s recipes are not limited to residents of the north; she pairs international flavours from places like Italy, Greece, Asia and India, with her northern recipes. However, be it braised moose ribs with espresso stout and chocolate, marinated caribou blade steak with blueberry reduction, or elk liver pate, Genest remains faithful to the rich culinary culture of Canada’s north.

For more information regarding Genest’s events, please call:

In Edmonton, Audreys Books at 780.423.3487.

In Calgary, Owl’s Nest Books at 403.287.9557. Complimentary recipe samples from The Boreal Gourmet cookbook will be served.

In Saskatoon, McNally Robinson at 306.955.3599. In preparation for Genest’s visit to Saskatoon with her popular cookbook, McNally Robinson will serve up recipes from The Boreal Gourmet in their restaurant, Prairie Ink, for the week preceding and following the author’s visit.

In Winnipeg, McNally Robinson at 204.475.0483. In preparation for Genest’s visit to Winnipeg with her popular cookbook, McNally Robinson will serve up recipes from The Boreal Gourmet in their restaurant, Prairie Ink, later this month. Guests will enjoy complimentary samples from The Boreal Gourmet.

In Ottawa, Collected Works at 613.722.1265. Complimentary recipes from The Boreal Gourmet will be served.

In Collingwood, the Crow’s Nest at 705.445.1900. Complimentary recipes from The Boreal Gourmet will be served.

 

 

 

 

 

Michele Genest learned about good food from her mother, a gourmet cook with a firm belief in lots of butter and red wine. Later Michele lived, travelled and cooked in Greece. When she moved to the Yukon in 1994 she discovered an exciting cuisine based on indigenous boreal ingredients, and the adventures in northern cooking began. She has written about food and dining for T.O., Xtra, enRoute and Up Here magazines, and is currently the food columnist for Yukon, North of Ordinary. She continues to cook and write in Whitehorse.