Ricardo Larrivée’s Recipes

Try one of these easy recipes from Ricardo Larrivée’s new cookbook, Ricardo: Meals for Every Occasion (2009 Whitecap Books). Living up to his reputation as the Jamie Oliver of Quebec, Larrivée’s recipes combine traditional Canadian ingredients such as maple syrup, fresh berries and apples. You’ll love his crab and strawberry salad, loaded with spring snow crab, sweet strawberries and creamy avocado, for example. Or, grill up his famous cheeseburgers at your next backyard barbecue. Then, impress your guests with one of his desserts with delicious, seasonal summer fruit. Bon appétit!