Roaming the Big Land: Flavours of Canada wins Gourmand World Cookbook Award

The author in the Northwest Territories

T.A. Keenleyside’s Roaming the Big Land has been announced winner for English Canada of the 2011 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in the category of culinary travel.

Roaming the Big Land is now entered in the Best in the World competition with the winner to be announced March 6, 2012 on the eve of the Paris Cookbook Fair.
Roaming the Big Land, published by Penumbra Press, takes readers on a vicarious journey to every province and territory in Canada, exposing them to distant corners and distinct cuisines. The book captures in a personal way the diverse and beguiling character of Canada and whets the appetite to know the country better.
This is the author’s second Gourmand award. Missing the Bus, Making the Connection: Tales and Tastes of Travel (Penumbra Press, 2008) was the 2009 winner for English Canada in the categories of food literature and culinary travel.
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About t. a. keenleyside

author of travel/food books and popular fiction
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