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Jacob Richler - My Canada Includes Foie Gras

JacobRichler2.jpgRecently our colleagues at CBC Books arranged an interview with Jacob Richler about his new book. Richler is the food editor for Maclean's magazine - not to mention the son of Canadian literary giant Mordecai Richler. His new book is called My Canada Includes Foie Gras. But since it's release some comments by Richler have gone viral - especially in the culinary community on the East Coast. The Globe and Mail asked him why Atlantic Canada gets short shrift in the book and doesn't it have anything to offer to Canadian cuisine? Richler said we have lots to offer - we just haven't discovered it yet He also said the maritimes is a culinary sad sack - and crimes against seafood are particularly egregious. So here's my chat with Jacob Richler about his book and his opinion.

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