Roger Pickavance

Roger Pickavance

This is the second cookbook authored by Roger Pickavance, the first being his acclaimed 2017 book, The Traditional Newfoundland Kitchen. He is a retired professor at Memorial University who has devoted his life to the study of Newfoundland cuisine. Agnes Marion Murphy is Agnes Ayre’s granddaughter and she inherited the notebook. Agnes was born and grew up in St. John’s, NL. Agnes attended Bishop Spencer College as had her grandmother, mother and sister. A graduate of Memorial University and the University of Guelph, she has retired from a career in potato breeding research and development with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Fredericton, NB. Agnes contributed to the release of more than 20 potato cultivars with improved levels of disease and pest resistance as well as several with brightly pigmented flesh. A long time Masters swimmer and recreational cyclist, she also enjoys the outdoors, reading recipes and cooking- especially her favourite vegetable, the potato.

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