Cooking with a Canadian classic

“We’re very interested in what we’re doing now at this particular moment,” English professor Nathalie Cooke says. “But it’s important as we start to rethink the stories we’re telling ourselves through our food and about our food that we … recuperate historical texts and bring them back into the discussion”

Laura Brehaut, Postmedia News
Originally published on June 9, 2017; National Post
Management of fire and wool, candle- and soap-making – Catharine Parr Traill’s The Female Emigrant’s Guide is a blueprint for survival in the backwoods of 19th-century Upper Canada. But most of all, it’s a cookbook.
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National Post: June 10, 2017; page WP6
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