Diet for a Small Planet

Diet for a Small Planet is my other classic cookbook. It was first published in 1971 and I must have purchased it not much later, even before I was married. I got the paperback edition, which didn’t stand up to wear and tear too well. So, I replaced it with the 20th anniversary edition in 1991. Twenty years later this one is also held together with tape and a prayer.

Author Frances Moore Lappé has probably changed Continue reading

The Parkdale Potluck Cookbook

The Parkdale Potluck Cookbook

I picked this up shortly after moving into Parkdale, a lively neighbourhood on the west edge of Toronto’s downtown.  I found it the first time I visited the farmer’s market in Sorauren Park.

It is a slim volume, less than 70 pages, containing 49 recipes contributed by members of the Parkdale community.

It was published in 2008 as a fundraising project of the Parkdale Activity and Recreation Centre.