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Matty Matheson: A Cookbook

A cookbook by Matty Matheson.

Matty Matheson

Matty Matheson is known as much for his amazing food as his love for life, positive mental attitude and epic Instagram account. This debut cookbook is about Matty's memories of the foods that have defined who he is. With a drive to share his zest for life, he creates dishes within these pages that reinterpret the flavours of his youth in Canada, as well as the restaurant fare for which he has become so well-known. Interpretations of classics like Seafood Chowder, Scumbo: Dad's Gumbo and Rappie Pie appear alongside restaurant recipes like Bavette, Pigtail Tacos and his infamous P&L Burger. This is a very personal cookbook, full of essays and headnotes that share Matty's life — from growing up in Fort Erie, exploring the wonders of Prince Edward Island, struggling and learning as a young chef in Toronto, and, eventually, his rise to popularity as one of the world's most recognizable food personalities. His no-nonsense approach to food makes these recipes practical enough for all, while his creativity will entice seasoned cooks. This book is like cooking alongside Matty, sharing stories that are equal parts heartwarming and inappropriate while helping you cook dishes that are full of love. (From Artisan)

Interviews

Matty Matheson sits down to talk about some of his favourite recipes from his new book, how his grandfather inspired him to become a chef, and why he wanted to show his audience a different side. 19:39

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