Vancouver''s Granville Island Public Market, established in 1979, is one of Canada''s largest and most popular public markets. Featuring over fifty food retailers and day vendors, the Public Market is the main draw at Granville Island, which also features art galleries, retail shops, a live theatre, a hotel, and an art school as well as a functioning cement company, making it one of the biggest
tourist attractions in a city that is regularly ranked as one of the world''s top destinations by Condé Nast Traveler.
The New Granville Island Market Cookbook features a bounty of recipes using fresh produce, gourmet meats, wild seafood, artisanal cheeses, fresh pasta, and other goods found at this or any other public market offering quality,healthful, seasonal foods. Full-colour throughout, the book also includes lively food photos, Market snapshots, and profiles of the Market''s dedicated vendors, several of
whom have been purveying their wares for many years.Taking off from the original bestselling Granville Island
Market Cookbook (published twenty-seven years ago, in 1985), this brand-new collection comments on changes
in food culture since the first book was released, and features such market-fresh recipes as barbecued leg of lamb, penne with spot prawns, Nicoise sandwich,
orange and pomegranate salad, and roasted figs.
This beautiful cookbook offers readers delectable, fresh, and healthy recipes for every month of the year while
providing vibrant and engaging portraits of life "at the Market."