132 pages, 8.46 × 10.04 × 0.42 in
February 18, 2011
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1552858715
ISBN - 13: 9781552858714
About the Book
Whitewater Resorts in the Canadian Rockies is noted for its scenery and the fine quality of the food served in the Fresh Tracks Cafe. This book allows the home cook to recreate Chef Shelley Adams' signature dishes.
Read from the Book
Welcome to Whitewater Winter Resorts and the Fresh Tracks Café
In kayak, canoe and rafting circles, the term "Whitewater" elicits images of raging rivers surging over boulders, crashing over falls and thundering down tree-lined chutes. Shake off your jacket, brush the snow off your goggles and you'll find yourself at Whitewater Winter Resourt, snuggled within the craggy peaks of the Selkirk Moutnain Range, some 21 km south of Nelson, British Columbia. Nelson is known throughout the skiing world for its artistic flair, heritage buildings and its passion for caffeine and powder snow. Come to Nelson for the coffee; stay for the powder... oh, and bring a snow blower.
With a base elevation of 5400 feet and a summit elevation of 6700 feet, Whitewater receives an average annual snowfall of 40-50 feet of dry Kootenay powder. Ymir peak, at an elevation of 8000 feet provides a spectacular focal point to Whitewater basin, soaring above the clouds to imbue skiers with its majestic spirit. Aside from over 700 acres of incredible tree, glade and unparalleled powder skiing, Whitewater also offers its guests delicious meals that have long been the envy of ski resorts across North America.
After a mind-blowing powder run through Catch Basin, Terra Ratta, Sproulers, many a snow-encrusted skier has stumbled into the lodge and ploughed into a piece of heaven like a Ymir Curry Bowl or a Whiskey Smoked Salmon Chowder from Whitewater's extensive gourmet menu at the Fresh
From the Publisher
Great recipes from a celebrated resort. Whitewater Resort in the Canadian Rockies is renowned for its spectacular scenery, deep snow and Fresh Tracks Cafe©. Despite constant pleading from customers, recipes for dishes made famous there were as unattainable as snowflakes in July. Even the cafe staff was sworn to secrecy. Now, Whitewater Cooks opens the kitchen doors. With this eagerly anticipated book, home cooks can re-create chef Shelley Adams` signature dishes. Readers will enjoy over 70 recipes from the cafe`s selection of top sellers -- from warming soups to desserts -- indulging in such culinary favorites as: Whiskey-smoked salmon chowder Ymir curry bowl Whitewater veggie burger Runaway train wrap Peppercorn, brandy and gorgonzola sauce Crackle top snowy mountain cookies Whitewater brownies. Whitewater Resort is internationally recognized for its alpine scenery and the fine quality of its food. Now home cooks everywhere can share its most celebrated dishes.
Check out the Whitewater Cooks web site at whitewatercooks.com.
About the Author
Shelley's Whtewater Cooks books have been much loved in BC since the original Whitewater Cooks cookbook launched in 2005. All four books have been national best sellers and get their name from the Whitewater Winter Resort and ski hill, located just outside of Nelson, BC, that Shelley and her husband owned. Shelley acted as the creative director of the Fresh Tracks Cafe, in the resort's ski lodge, and the cafe's recipes became the basis for the first cookbook!
This is an ideal winter read... A dynamic array of gastronomic delights....truly all-star line-up... absolutely stunning...tantalizing recipes... A must-have.