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Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 27th festival is shaping up to be one of our best yet. Check out all of the authors, performers, and storytellers below!
Allison Day is the creator of the popular food blog, Yummy Beet — winner of a 2015 Taste Canada Food Writing Award; cookbook author and photographer of Whole Bowls: Complete Gluten-Free and Vegetarian Meals to Power Your Day; and a nutritionist. She has contributed to various food, health, and news publications such as The New York Times, Preventions, and The Kitchn. Growing up in the countryside surrounded by fields of fresh produce inspired her love of seasonal, vegetable-focused cooking. She lives in Hamilton, Ontario.
Purely Pumpkin brings the cozy warmth of pumpkin into our homes with seasonal, whole foods recipes and earthy food photography. With savory and sweet recipes for all meals of the day, it’s the cookbook your home shouldn’t be without during the fall and winter months. Homemade pumpkin spice latte variations along with wholesome meals ideal for the everyday and the holidays are tucked into this plentiful pumpkin volume. Utilizing pumpkin flesh, pumpkin puree, pumpkin seeds, pumpkin spice, pumpkin seed oil, and heirloom pumpkins, there’s something for every craving, festivity, time constraint, and cooking level.