Three opportunities to Meet the Author in September and October

Saturday, September 27, 2 p.m.

“Whether elaborate or simple, a feast celebrates and strengthens our connection to each other and to the place we live—this field, forest, town, city, region, country, this earth—through good food and let us not forget, fun.” - from The Boreal Feast.

Join us for an afternoon reception with author Michele Genest today. Michele will talk about her book and demonstrate her recipe for Finnish Pulla Bread with Blueberry filling. For more information, click here.

Friday, October 3, 6 p.m.

We are thrilled to present an event with Chef Michael Smith, one of Canada's most notable culinary television personalities and author of many beloved books.

He will be in Vancouver to promote his newest book, Family Meals. Join us for a lively reception this evening to hear Michael talk about family meals and to taste a few of the simple recipes within his new book. For more information, click here.

Tuesday, October 7, 6:30 p.m.

Herbie has long been the nickname of author Ian Hemphill, a herb and spice expert from Australia whose parents were also in the spice trade. His spice shop is called Herbie's Spices. Tonight he flies to us to celebrate the new and revised edition of his book,The Spice and Herb Bible, Third Edition.

We will enjoy a dinner inspired by many spices and herbs while Herbie talks about a few of his favourites and shares tips for storage, preparation, blending and usage. For more information, click here.