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Spring preview 2015: politics, cookbooks, and more


Step aside Food Network, this season’s cookbooks are dominated by stars of the digital screen.

wimbush_bejj_penguin_pb (1)Brown Eggs & Jam Jars, Aimée Wimbush-Bourque (Penguin Canada)
Bio: Simple Bites blogger chef turned homesteader
Twitter followers: 13,000
Recipe: Chicken leek shepherd’s pie

spring-47Well-Fed, Flat Broke: Recipes for Modest Budgets and Messy Kitchens, Emily Wight (Arsenal Pulp Press)
Bio: Health- and budget-conscious Vancouver mom
Twitter followers: 970+
Recipe: Orecchiette with white beans and sausage

spring-46Seven Spoons: My Favorite Recipes for Any and Every Day, Tara O’Brady (Appetite by Random House Canada)
Bio: Gourmet– and Saveur-endorsed food blogger
Twitter followers: 8,990+
Recipe: Braised beef short ribs with gremolata

Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day, Leanne Brown (Workman)
Bio: Food-studies scholar turned Kickstarter success
Twitter followers: 1,420+
Recipe: Broccoli rabe and mozzarella calzones

My New Roots: Inspired Plant-Based Recipes for Every Season, Sarah Britton (Appetite by Random House Canada)
Bio: Holistic nutritionist and “whole food lover”
Twitter followers: 9,200+
Recipe: Butternut squash lasagna with celery-root noodles

Maangchi’s Real Korean Cooking: Authentic Dishes for the Home Cook, Maangchi (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Bio: YouTube culinary star
Twitter followers: 13,100+
Recipe: Napa cabbage kimchi

spring-48The Sweetapolita Bakebook: 75 Fanciful Cakes, Cookies, and More to Decorate, Rosie Alyea (Appetite by Random House Canada)
Bio: Cake Beauty co-founder turned baker
Twitter followers: 13,700+
Recipe: Painted mini cakes with edible frosting “palette”



Q&Q’s spring preview covers books published between Jan. 1 and June 30, 2015 • All information (titles, prices, publication dates, etc.) was supplied by publishers and may have been tentative at Q&Q’s press time • Titles that have been listed in previous previews do not appear here


January 28th, 2015

9:24 am

Category: Preview

Tagged with: Spring Preview, Spring Preview 2015