The Victoria Times Colonist food columnist and food consultant Eric Akis talks about his latest book Everyone Can Cook for Celebrations: Seasonal Recipes for Festive Occasions (Whitecap, 2009), with Joseph Planta.
|Everyone Can Cook for Celebrations: Seasonal Recipes for Festive Occasions by Eric Akis. (Whitecap, 2009) Click to buy this book from Amazon.ca: Everyone Can Cook for Celebrations|
Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:
I am Planta: On the Line. This is THECOMMENTARY.CA.
We’ve already had our Thanksgiving here in Canada, while our friends in the United States celebrate their version next week. And of course Christmas is sooner than we think. If you’ve thought of cooking for that special event, or if you have guests over, and you’re a little apprehensive, there’s a new book that’ll give you great ideas on what to make. Whether it’s that big holiday meal, or something special for Mother’s Day, or some New Year’s brunch, this book will have that and something for everything in-between. Eric Akis has written give of these Everyone Can Cook recipe books. This one’s Everyone Can Cook for Celebrations: Seasonal Recipes for Festive Occasions, and it’s published by Whitecap. Eric Akis is a food writer for the Victoria Times Colonist, and a food consultant. He is a former chef, as well. Please welcome to the Planta: On the Line program, Eric Akis; Good morning, Mr. Akis.