Setting a Fine Table: Historic Desserts and Drinks from the Officers' Kitchens at Fort York

Paperback | October 31, 2013

EditorElizabeth Baird, Bridget WranichAs told byFriends Of Fort York

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"Setting a Fine Table is a selection of dessert recipes from historic Fort York in Toronto. The recipes, from the officers' kitchens in the Fort, take you back to a time when food was truly local. The 30 recipes include the original, historic recipe as well as its modern equivalent. Each recipe is introduced by an explanation of why it was chosen, how it would have been used at the Fort in the past and how it is used at the Fort today. With beautiful photographs as well as a bibliography of the historic cookbooks from which the recipes were drawn, this book will appeal to anyone interested in historic cooking and Canadian history."

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"Setting a Fine Table is a selection of dessert recipes from historic Fort York in Toronto. The recipes, from the officers' kitchens in the Fort, take you back to a time when food was truly local. The 30 recipes include the original, historic recipe as well as its modern equivalent. Each recipe is introduced by an explanation of why it was chosen, how it would have been used at the Fort in the pas...

Elizabeth Baird has been helping shape Canada's culinary landscape for more than three decades. It was the cookbook Classic Canadian Cooking, Menus for the Seasons, published in 1974, that started her career in food writing. Elizabeth's column, "Canadian Cookbook" was a weekly feature in the Toronto Star, she was the food editor for Canadian Living magazine for 20 years and she has authored and co-authored many cookb...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:October 31, 2013Publisher:Whitecap Books Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1770501940

ISBN - 13:9781770501942

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