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History of Canadian Cookbooks

The Pioneer Kitchen

The Atlantic Provinces

Hope Dunton and A.J.B. Johnston. From the Hearth: Recipes from the World of 18th-Century Louisbourg. Sydney, N.S.: University College of Cape Breton Press, 1986

The staff at the re-creation of Fort Louisbourg in Nova Scotia learned how to cook as the early settlers did, using only the utensils and food that were available at that time. "Obviously a hearth is not the same as a modern stove, but with practice you learn the required tricks" (p. 8).

A collection of recipes representing Nova Scotia's multicultural early history, including the food of the Mi'kmaq, Acadians, Germans, English, Scots, Irish and Africans.

Mildred Trueman and Stuart Trueman. Favourite Recipes from Old New Brunswick Kitchens. Willowdale, Ont.: Hounslow Press, 1983