Bob Blumer, the Food Network television personality, discusses his new book Glutton for Pleasure: Signature Recipes, Epic Stories, and Surreal Etiquette (Whitecap Books, 2010), with Joseph Planta.
|Glutton for Pleasure: Signature Recipes, Epic Stories, and Surreal Etiquette by Bob Blumer. (Whitecap Books, 2010)
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Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:
I am Planta: On the Line. In Vancouver, this is THECOMMENTARY.CA.
The television personality Bob Blumer joins me now. He is the host an co-creator of the award-winning television series Glutton for Punishment, which is in its fifth and final season. You can see that on the Food Network in the United States, and here on Food Network Canada. Some 30 countries around the world also carry his programs. His previous show was the Surreal Gourmet. He’s in Vancouver this day, with a new book, Glutton for Pleasure: Signature Recipes, Epic Stories, and Surreal Etiquette. It’s a colourful book, part memoir, part recipe book, that’s lavishly photographed, and quite an interesting read. His website for more is at www.bobblumer.com. Glutton for Pleasure, his fifth book, is published by Whitecap Books. Please welcome to the Planta: On the Line program, Bob Blumer; Good morning, Mr. Blumer.