With more than 180 simple recipes and hundreds of variations, Emily Lycopolus' first cookbook The Olive Oil and Vinegar Lover's Cookbook (Touchwood 2015) proves how versatile olive oil and vinegar can be. It includes sections on ways to experiment with marinades, salad dressings, brines and cocktails. Emily Lycopolus is co-owner of Olive the Senses (olivethesenses.com), a luxury olive oil and vinegar tasting room and shop in Victoria, Canada, that sources the finest fresh, ultra-premium olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars from all over the world.

BOOKS:

Cedar + Salt: Vancouver Island Recipes from Forest, Farm, Field, and Sea (Touchwood 2019) $45.00 9781771512947. Co-Writer D.L. Acken

The Olive Oil and Vinegar Lover's Cookbook, updated and revised ed. (Touchwood, 2019) (hc) $45.00 9781771513029

[BCBW 2019]