The Deerholme Vegetable Cookbook

Bill Jones (Author)

Product Details

$29.95  $27.55
Touchwood Editions
Publish Date
October 20, 2015
7.3 X 0.9 X 8.9 inches | 1.7 pounds

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About the Author

Bill Jones is a French-trained chef based on Deerholme Farm on Vancouver Island, Canada. He is the award-winning author of twelve cookbooks, and his writing has appeared in The New York Times, Bon Apetit, Saveur, and Harrowsmith. He is an renowned expert on wild foods and foraging. Visit Bill at


"Cowichan Valley chef and cookbook author Bill Jones is always on top of trends [and] he has rung the trend bell again with his latest work, The Deerholme Vegetable Cookbook." --Times Colonist-- (10/07/2015)
"Come Thanksgiving, the turkey on Bill Jones's table won't be the customary slam-dunk star. It's got competition from the minor characters in the traditional Thanksgiving plot. The Duncan cookbook author and cooking instructor just published his 12th cookbook and he's still buzzed about the roots, leaves, bulbs, stalks, shoots, tubers and fruits that make up our vegetable world." --The Vancouver Sun-- (10/07/2015)
"The Deerholme Vegetable Cookbook is information-rich and utterly inspirational! A tremendous addition to the culinary library of any aspiring or veteran cook." --Anita Stewart, founder of Food Day Canada, University of Guelph Food Laureate and Member of the Order of Canada-- (10/13/2015)
"I can't put this book down! The recipes are fantastic and the information is so relevant to our times. This book will help you better understand the role vegetables can play in our diet, and is full of vibrant and delicious ways to enjoy them." --Rob Clark, chef and owner of the Fish Counter-- (10/13/2015)
"The Deerholme Vegetable Cookbook is a great display of versatility in the world of vegetables. Bill Jones has an amazing knowledge of his terroir, and how to cook each and every ingredient." --Quang Dang, executive chef at West Restaurant + Bar-- (10/13/2015)
"Accomplished chef Bill Jones has provided us with an array of wonderful, simple-to-follow recipes, which will help us enjoy improved health and energy while reducing cruelty to animals. This is a book I will be proud to have on my shelf!" --Sinclair Philip, owner of Sooke Harbour House-- (10/13/2015)
"I am a big fan of every book Bill Jones has cooked up. His vast experience in the kitchen, his dedication to researching the good works of others, and his knowledge of sustainable and creative cooking have resulted in a worthy publication full of legitimate information and delightul recipes. Here's to Bill's heavenly vegetables, and to reading, cooking, and eating well." --Barbara-Jo McIntosh, owner of Barbara-Jo's Books to Cooks-- (10/13/2015)
The Deerholme Vegetable Cookbook is included in Quill & Quire's Fall 2015 preview for non-fiction.-- (07/01/2015)
As part of the National Post's Thanksgiving sides shakeup, Bill Jones shared his recipe for Baked Acorn Squash with Porcini Mushroom Custard.-- (10/08/2015)
Bill Jones' twelfth cookbook hits number six on the BC Bestsellers list.-- (10/18/2015)
The October issue of the Cowichan Valley Voice features not only an article on mushrooms by Bill Jones, but also a scrumptious recipe from his brand new cookbook, The ‪Deerholme Vegetable‬ Cookbook.-- (10/01/2015)
"West Coast chef Bill Jones ... knows his way around a vegetable plot. Author of 12 cookbooks and an expert on growing all the things and foraging all the things, Jones's latest volume is a diverse collection of vegetables recipes ... The first 60 pages alone are terribly informative, including a primer on how to best cook and store a variety of vegetables. Jones also dishes on proper cooking essentials, such as knife skills. It's good stuff to know if you are a neophyte in the kitchen." --Saskatoon StarPhoenix-- (11/04/2015)
Renee Kohlman at the Saskatoon StarPhoenix offers up her thoughts on Bill Jones' Crispy Bread Salad with Roasted Mushrooms and Brussels Sprouts.-- (11/03/2015)
Bill Jones explains to Sheryl Mackay of CBC's North by Northwest why his childhood family dinners inspired him to become a chef.-- (11/29/2015)
The Deerholme Vegetable Cookbook featured as part of a prize package on the Marilyn Denis Show during the 10 Days of Giveaways.-- (12/15/2015)
"As more and more people understand the importance of eating vegetarian food, the need for good vegetarian cookbooks is growing faster than they are being produced. The Deerholme recipes are delicious, unique, and healthy at the same time. The Deerholme Vegetable Cookbook fills a void in the culinary world. It should be an essential part of your kitchen if you want to eat scrumptious vegetarian food." --The Washington Book Review-- (12/22/2015)
The Deerholme Vegetable Cookbook won a Gourmand World Cookbook Award for the Best Vegetarian Cookbook in Canada.-- (12/22/2015)
"If eating more vegetables is on your 2016 list, The ‪Deerholme Vegetable Cookbook by renowned Cowichan Valley chef Bill Jones will make it the easiest resolution ever. These are seriously delicious recipes." --y.a.m Magazine-- (01/01/2016)