First-time Canadian cookbook author Chef Suman Roy has won a 2010 Gourmand Cookbook Award for From Pemmican to Poutine: A Journey Through Canada’s Culinary History, Key Publishing House said on Wednesday. Roy, a chef at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, won the best culinary history book award, presented in Paris. The colorful recipes celebrate and explore Canadian cuisine and culture using ingredients that are indigenous to Canada and are set off by pictures, historical anecdotes and wellness notes. Roy has also been invited to Paris International Cookbook fair in March 2011 where he will introduce food and culture from across Canada to guests from over 100 countries. The Gourmand Cookbook Awards presented awards in 53 categories, which received entries from 154 countries.
Read about Chef Suman Roy’s great accomplishment in The National Post. Article by Charmaine Kerridge: