Madrid, Spain, December 14, 2011 –
In an announcement today, Gourmand International named a Victoria book the winner in the French Cuisine category for books published in Canada.
Winner of a
Paris Gourmand Award!
How to Cook Bouillabaisse 37 Easy Steps: Culinary Adventure in Paris & Provence is by Victoria authors Diane Shaskin and Mark Craft. The couple will travel to Paris to receive their award on March 7, 2012 at the Folies Bergère, the famous theatre. In Paris the winning books in each category will compete for The Best in the World Award, the top prize.
How to Cook Bouillabaisse in 37 Easy Steps is a 308-page travel/cookbook chronicling the authors' food-fuelled adventures in Paris and Provence, and includes 49 of their favourite French recipes.
"I'm very honoured to receive this prestigious award," said Diane Shaskin, "and we're excited to be going to Paris to attend the awards and talk to publishers about foreign rights to the book."
The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards were established in 1995 and today are recognized as one of the most important culinary awards in the world. There are 26,000 food and wine books published each year, with over 8000 entered into the Paris Gourmand World Cookbook competition. 200 awards are handed out each year.
How to Cook Bouillabaisse 37 Easy Steps: Culinary Adventure in Paris & Provence is available at Paris Insiders Guide, Amazon, and bookstores.
How to Cook Bouillabaisse in 37 Easy Steps
Diane Shaskin and Mark Craft are passionate travelers to France, where they've cooked and eaten their way through a small fortune. Their book, How to Cook Bouillabaisse 37 Easy Steps: Culinary Adventure in Paris & Provence, is a story of living, traveling, and cooking in France. At Paris Insiders Guide they offer insiders travel advice for the City of Lights.
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