Returning in 2017 - The J.K. Farm

Summer Dinner Series

Returning in 2017 - The J.K. Farm

Summer Dinner Series

The Warm Tone of the Cherry Wood

One morning a few years ago, my dad called me to let me know that he had to cut down a large cherry tree that was on their property in Wellington. I think it posed some kind of danger to the house. He had heard about a man with a portable sawmill and called him to come and not only cut the tree down, but saw the trunk into planks for lumber. My dad wanted to know if I wanted to come by the house to watch this operation. I was intrigued right away.

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The Warm Tone of the Cherry Wood

One morning a few years ago, my dad called me to let me know that he had to cut down a large cher...

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150 Stories

Recently, both Jamie and I were invited to attend launch events to celebrate the publication and exhibition of "150 Stories" at the office of the Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, at Queen's Park. I was thrilled to contribute a photograph to this project to accompany Jamie's story.

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150 Stories

Recently, both Jamie and I were invited to attend launch events to celebrate the publication and...

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Pond Skating & Summer Planning at J.K. Farm

The winter landscape on the farm couldn’t be more different from the summer. It is a quiet monochrome, beautiful in its wintry way. I walk out to the vineyard imagining that in just 3 short months, all will be green again.

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Pond Skating & Summer Planning at J.K. Farm

The winter landscape on the farm couldn’t be more different from the summer. It is a quiet monoch...

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JOB OPPORTUNITY AT J.K. FARM : GARDENER & VINE GROWER

This position has been filled - thank you to all the applicants and those who helped spread the word.

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JOB OPPORTUNITY AT J.K. FARM : GARDENER & VINE GROWER

This position has been filled - thank you to all the applicants and those who helped spread the ...

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Warm Autumn Reflections on the Summer Dinner Series

There was a tang in the air. The leaves on the trees glowed with their Thanksgiving colours that Andy Goldsworthy finds so fascinating. Chase and I made sure there was plenty of firewood around. We would need to get the wood stove going in the loafing barn Saturday evening for the first time all summer. Victoria wanted the Tom Dean “Mercy” burning barrel close to the entrance so that everyone could see the fire from their seats. Crispy Confit of Pork was to be one of the hors d’oeuvres on the ridge so we needed to burn a fire there too.

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Warm Autumn Reflections on the Summer Dinner Series

There was a tang in the air. The leaves on the trees glowed with their Thanksgiving colours that ...

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J.K. The Jamie Kennedy Cookbook

$39.99

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J.K. The Jamie Kennedy Cookbook

$39.99

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By ordering through us, you receive a copy signed by Chef Kennedy.

J.K. The Jamie Kennedy Cookbook
by Jamie Kennedy with Ivy Knight; photography by Jo Dickins
Harpercollins Canada, 2014

This reprint of the first edition features a new front and back cover.


Canada's most celebrated chef reveals his food and his story.

No chef in Canada is more respected for his devotion to local, seasonal, sustainable gastronomy, and his relentless pursuit to define and celebrate Canada's unique regional culinary character, than Jamie Kennedy. Kennedy has been at the forefront of Canada's farm-to-table, slow food and local food movements. In this journey, he has helped to nurture and strengthen the community of like-minded producers, chefs and consumers. Moreover, he has inspired others to join him in following this traditional yet revolutionary philosophy. Throughout his illustrious and sometimes challenging career, JK has always held the same truths to be fundamental to his food. With JK: The Jamie Kennedy Cookbook, he offers everyone a taste of his extraordinary cooking. From his early days cooking at The Three Small Rooms in Toronto to Scaramouche and on to his own restaurants, the Palmerston, the ROM, JK Wine Bar and Gilead, among others, his food has evolved, but his outlook has never wavered. From French fries to Cornish hen galantines, from rhubarb jellies to pickled ramps, JK's philosophy of simplicity and pleasure shines through. In this celebration of Canadian food, Jamie Kennedy also reveals much about his life's work, his challenges and successes, and his engagement in a culinary and cultural revolution. Soupstock, Empty Bowls and Local Food Movement dinners, all essential events on the foodie calendar, are part of Jamie's signature "food fight" for food security, supporting local producers and feeding the underserved.

Jamie Kennedy, in his food and his life's work, is a quietly radical, deeply committed activist. His passions are evident in this extraordinary cookbook. Written with Canada's cutting edge culinary writer Ivy Knight, and featuring the stunning photography of Jo Dickins, J.K.: The Jamie Kennedy Cookbook will turn heads, open minds and have readers running to their kitchens to start cooking magnificent food.

Shipping cost will be added on in the checkout area, at $10 for shipping within Canada and $20 for shipping within the U.S.A. You will receive an email with Canada Post shipping information after your order is received.

Books are also available for sale at the Summer Dinner Series events.







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