Canada Reads

Roger Mooking

The chef and restauranteur is championing Butter Honey Pig Bread by Francesca Ekwuyasi on Canada Reads 2021.

Championing Butter Honey Pig Bread by Francesca Ekwuyasi

Roger Mooking is championing Butter Honey Pig Bread by Francesca Ekwuyasi. (Submitted by Roger Mooking)

Roger Mooking is championing Butter Honey Pig Bread by Francesca Ekwuyasi on Canada Reads 2021.

Canada Reads will take place March 8-11. The debates will be hosted by Ali Hassan and will be broadcast on CBC Radio OneCBC TVCBC Gem and on CBC Books

About Roger Mooking

Roger Mooking is a chef, restaurateur, television host, author and award-winning recording artist. He has earned an international reputation as a chef and entertainer by showcasing his globally inspired vision. Mooking is best known as the host of the long-running and successful grilling and barbecue show Man Fire Food on Food Network Canada and Cooking Channel. He is also the host of Greatest of America on Travel Channel, the host and co-creator of the internationally broadcast television series Everyday Exotic on Cooking Channel, and the co-host of Heat Seekers on Food Network, alongside chef Aarón Sanchez.

The Trinidadian-born, Canadian-raised chef is influenced by his culturally rich family background, his love of people and travel and interest in global flavours to create new culinary experiences.

Interviews with Roger Mooking

Roger Mooking on discovering and championing Black writers

3 months ago
The chef, recording artist and TV host is defending Butter Honey Pig Bread by Francesca Ekwuyasi on Canada Reads 2021. 1:08

Roger Mooking

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8 years ago
With his new album Feedback, the chef-rapper blends food, family and music 4:35

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8 years ago
Roger Mooking returns to his roots as a musician, Zulekha Nathoo reports 2:08

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