was destined to cook. While growing up, she
watched her parents create delectable dishes in their family restaurant, and her
brother cook up feasts as a chef and caterer. It was difficult to avoid culinary
discussions in her family. In her teens, Jennifer decided to become a
vegetarian. She was disappointed that her vegetarian cookbooks didn’t include
comfort food, food that she grew up enjoying. So with some determination,
creativity, and experimentation she began creating vegetarian comfort dishes of
Jennifer earned a degree in philosophy and English
literature from Trent University. But that didn’t get her out of the food
industry. Currently, she is the writer and editor whose projects include a
series of recipes for dinner-themed C.D.’s.
Living in Montreal, Jennifer keeps busy collecting vintage cookbooks from the
1950s and 1960s.