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Better Baking:  Wholesome Ingredients, Delicious Desserts

Better Baking: Wholesome Ingredients, Delicious Desserts

Cookbook Reviewer Naomi Bussin loves to bake. Read her thoughts on Better Baking, a new recipe book that takes old classics and makes them new. Read here

February 2017
A World of Comfort

A World of Comfort

Cookbook reviewer Naomi Bussin knows that you're going to want to make hearty dishes as the weather gets colder in Toronto. She has three internationally inspired dishes for you to try. Read here.

January 2017
Gifts for the Home Chef

Gifts for the Home Chef

Do you know that someone special who loves to cook up a storm at home? Tonic reviewer, Naomi Bussin, has a list of the best cookbooks for the baker, entertainer, vegetarian, armchair traveller or food historian.

December 2016
Taste & Technique

Taste & Technique

Tonic cookbook reviewer, Naomi Bussin, knows that sometimes the recipes in the books she reviews are complicated. Naomi Pomeroy's cookbook contains some intricate dishes, but anything worth doing is worth doing right.

November 2016
Goofy Name, Great Cookbook

Goofy Name, Great Cookbook

Tonic cookbook reviewer, Naomi Bussin, was originally going to write about another book, but she nevertheless decided to share her thoughts on popular author, Angela Liddon's newest vegan recipes. You'll be glad she did.

October 2016
Sweeter Off the Vine

Sweeter Off the Vine

Desserts are cookbook reviewer's specialty. Find out whether the fruit based recipes from Yossy Arefi are worth trying at home, in this specialty baking cookbook.

September 2016
Salad Days

Salad Days

Cookbook reviewer, Naomi Bussin, knows that salads are versatile and easy to make. But that doesn't mean that you don't need some inspiration every now and then. Read here to find out the latest trends in ingredients and flavours for your ultimate Summer salad.

Summer 2016
The Violet Bakery Cookbook

The Violet Bakery Cookbook

Naomi Bussin reviews a modern cookbook from the former pastry chef at Chez Panisse. After trying several of the recipes, she's certain you'll want this book for your library.

June 2016
A Cookbook You Can Use

A Cookbook You Can Use

Not all cookbooks are user-friendly. Reviewer, Naomi Bussin, has the scoop on a new cookbook in which fresh produce is the star. Fresh, and current, you may want to pick this one off the shelves.

May 2016
The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook

The Hot Bread Kitchen Cookbook

There's a lot of good news surrounding the founders of Hot Bread Kitchen and the authors of their cookbook, but is the book functional? Can you follow the recipes? Reviewer Naomi Bussin has all the answers. Read here.

April 2016
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