Books: Apollo 2


Improvisations culinaires signées Giovanni

Les Éditions Transcontinental

Published September 2011


On the French side of my blog, I review this cookbook, which may or may not interest English readers. (By the way, I give it a thumbs-up.) In a two-part series, you will find 2 of the recipes tested in judging the book. If you read French and want to know more, click on FR above. Otherwise enjoy the food.


Giovanni Apollo is one of 80 top chefs who participated in my latest cookbook, À la bonne franquette. He also takes part in my next book project, which is hush-hush for now. Next week, Montreal bloggers have organized a cook-up to test the book. Chef Apollo heard about the evening and not only did he offer his kitchens to cook in, he will be in attendance to judge and be judged. I will be making his Eggplant antipasti with hot peppers and oregano, expectations are high.

From the book, I cooked the following dishes, so click through for the recipes:


• Skillet corn with cilantro & cumin


Chorizo Cornbread



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