The New Canadian Basics is the book that has been missing from Canadian cookbook shelves. Whether you're looking for information on everyday meals or preparation for special occasions, Carol Ferguson's new book will lead you in the right direction.
Certainly, our kitchen needs are different today. Our priorities have changed. We're juggling busy schedules, are concerned about our health and are sometimes short of kitchen confidence. We want our food faster, easier and healthier than ever before - not to mention great tasting!
The New Canadian Basics will help sort it all out - from the heritage recipes we still cherish to the latest flavours on the international scene. This is the book to reach for when you want supper on the table in twenty minutes or when you have time to prepare for a special event. Comfortable and easy to use, this essential cook's helper offers lots of preparation tips, ingredient information and, of course, wonderful recipes.
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Carol Ferguson is the current food and nutrition director for Homemaker's. The founding food editor of Canadian Living magazine, she is also the author/editor of numerous cookbooks and has written for publications such as Harrowsmith, Eating Well, Select Homes and Food, Canadian Press and The Globe and Mail.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
Spaghettini with Tomatoes and Olives
"Light, fresh tomato sauces with pasta are ideal for fast-and easy suppers. This recipe is perfect for dinner-for-two, can easily be doubled for a family of four and is stylish enough for an impromptu get-together."
2 tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
Pinch Hot Pepper Flakes
2 Large Ripe Tomatoes, Chopped
2 tbsp Slivered Sun-Dried Tomatoes
1/4 Cup Coarsely Chopped Greek Olives
2 tbsp Chopped Fresh Basil
1/2 Lb. Spaghettini
Crumbled Feta Cheese
Salt and Pepper to Taste
In skillet, heat oil over medium heat; add garlic and hot pepper flakes; cook a few seconds without browning. Add chopped tomatoes; cook 2 minutes or until slightly softened. Add sun-dried tomatoes and olives; cook 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add basil.
Meanwhile, cook pasta; drain and toss with sauce. Serve sprinkled lightly with feta.
Makes 2 servings.
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Book Description Penguin Books Canada Ltd, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110670879096