Rob Feenie's Casual Classics: Everyday Recipes for Family and Friends by Rob FeenieRob Feenie's Casual Classics: Everyday Recipes for Family and Friends by Rob Feenie

Rob Feenie's Casual Classics: Everyday Recipes for Family and Friends

byRob FeenieForeword byMark Mcewan

Paperback | July 20, 2012

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Canada's first Iron Chef America Champion shares the best of his family-friendly -- and award-winning -- casual meals.

Rob Feenie has been crafting simple yet special recipes throughout his celebrated career. Now, the longtime leader in the casual fine dining movement reveals his favourite recipes for the best meals in life: everyday cooking with family and friends.

Feenie first wowed diners with his innovative tasting menus at the inventive Lumiere restaurant in Vancouver. Today, he creates delicious family-style recipes for Cactus Club restaurants -- every day, thousands of people of all ages enjoy his satisfying signature dishes.

Rob Feenie's Casual Classics brings together the best of these innovative and approachable meals. From such fundamental recipes as roasted tomato sauce and juicy poached chicken to globally inspired dishes like barbecued duck spring rolls, quinoa jambalaya and braised osso buco, these are real-life recipes -- modern classics that are adaptable to budgets, dietary restrictions and busy schedules.

Every recipe has been tested in Feenie's home kitchen in meals with friends and family, and approved by his own three kids, ages 3, 6 and 7. The result is a beautifully illustrated and inspirational compendium of family classics that is sure to become a staple in any home chef's library.

Rob Feenie is executive chef of Cactus Club Restaurants, where he designs signature dishes and mentors more than 20 Red Seal chefs and over 50 apprentices. In addition to publishing three cookbooks and starring in New Classics with Chef Rob Feenie on Food Network Canada for five seasons, he is most noted for defeating Chef Masaharu Mor...
Title:Rob Feenie's Casual Classics: Everyday Recipes for Family and FriendsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 10.5 × 7.5 × 0.5 inPublished:July 20, 2012Publisher:Douglas And McIntyre (2013) Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1553658736

ISBN - 13:9781553658733

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Editorial Reviews

"'Casual Classics', [Rob Feenie's] fourth cookbook, reflects the upscale-to-casual shift that has overtaken Vancouver's food scene. Feenie masterfully elevates comfort food with a confidence evidenced in recipes that call for honey in pizza dough and creamy burrata in a tomato salad." -- Vancouver Magazine  "Rob Feenie is a master of adapting his Iron-Chef-worthy recipes for the home cook. 'Casual Classics' will get you and your family cooking together and enjoying every single bite." --  "Known internationally for his innovative approach to preparing fine food, Vancouver chef Rob Feenie has turned his considerable talents to dishes that reflect a growing trend toward casual dining...Nothing is more evident of his affection for family life than his latest cookbook, 'Rob Feenie’s Casual Classics: Everyday Recipes for Family and Friends'." -- Montreal Gazette