Desserts from My Kitchen

From the Creator of Raincost Crisps

Lesley Stowe is the Vancouver chef who invented Raincoast Crisps, the delicious crackers that Oprah called one of her 10 favorite things of 2013. Now she has returned to her first love -- desserts. Lesley is passionate about desserts and hopes to revive the art of home-crafted sweets. Crammed with over 100 recipes for cakes, show-stopping dinner party finales, frozen desserts, cookies, bars, tarts, holiday favorites, and sauces, this cookbook will give even the inexperienced host a chance to share the fun and delight of making a delectable dessert. With her signature sense of style, Stowe shows us how to create elegant desserts easily and to serve them with flair even on a busy schedule. Pavlova with Honey Basil Nectarines and Almond Cream, Chocolate Date Pecan Cake with Cointreau Crème Anglaise, and Lemon Clove Cookies are just a few of her mouthwatering treats. Desserts From My Kitchen is certain to become the go to cookbook for jaw-dropping dinner finales.

Lesley Stowe of Vancouver, British Columbia

Lesley Stowe is the renowned Vancouver chef who created Raincoast Crisps, a cracker sold in 4,000 stores in North America. It was named one of Oprah's 10 favorite things in 2012. Lesley's crisps also won the top prize at the fancy food show in New York in 2013. Before inventing the crisps, she ran Vancouver's greatest specialty food store and supplied exquisite desserts to many of Vancouver's top restaurants.

Marketing & Publicity
  • BASK MAGAZINE (Newport Beach, CA – magazine, affluent lifestyle [regional – circ. 45k+ quarterly] -write-up in their Winter 2014 issue
  • INLAND EMPIRE MAGAZINE (Riverside, CA – magazine, domestic lifestyle) December 2014 issue
  • SUN MEDIA (Toronto, ON – Newspapers, Major Regional/National) Running a 1-2 pager in November.
  • VANCOUVER SUN (Vancouver, BC – newspaper, major regional) front-of-section feature in the paper around the books release
  • VANIDADES (NY, NY – magazine, domestic lifestyle/Hispanic interest) confirmed that they’ll be including in December issue food pages.
  • ALO MAGAZINE (Northridge, CA) - Stowe's book will be featured in the gift guide.