Flavours of Cooper’s Cove Guesthouse

By (author): Angelo Prosperi-Porta
By (photographer): Andrei Fedorov
ISBN 9781926741017
Softcover | Publication Date: November 23, 2009
Book Dimensions: 10.125 in x 9 in
272 Pages

About the Book

In this award-winning cookbook by acclaimed chef Angelo Prosperi-Porta, find over 200 inspiring recipes for food that tastes every bit as delicious as it looks. With easy-to-follow instructions, create breakfasts worth jumping out of bed for, elegant hors d’oeuvres, mouth-watering entrées and delightfully decadent desserts. Lavishly photographed, this book is also a feast for the eyes.

With his partner, Ina Haegemann, Angelo owns and operates the luxurious waterfront Cooper’s Cove Guesthouse in Sooke, British Columbia. In addition to accommodation, they offer 5-Star cooking classes, where Angelo teaches the techniques that have earned him recommendation from Oprah Winfrey, and praise in gourmet magazines and newspapers across North America including the Los Angeles Times, Seattle Magazine, The Oregonian and the New York Times. This cookbook shares Angelo’s secrets in the kitchen and once you’ve tried a few of these recipes, your meals will be getting 5-Star ratings, too.

About the Author(s)

Angelo Prosperi-Porta has worked in some of Canada’s best fine-dining hotels and restaurants on Vancouver Island and in Whistler. In 1999, he and his partner, Ina Haegemann, opened Angelo’s Cooking School at Cooper’s Cover in Sooke, BC. His first book, Flavours of Coopers Cove Guesthouse, won multiple awards. His second cookbook, Honey: Everday Recipes for Cooking and Baking with Nature’s Sweetest Secret Ingredient, touches on the plight of bees in the world today and suggests a few tips all people can do to help bees thrive and produce more honey.


“A feast for the eyes as well as the palate with over 200 recipes and accompanying photos.” —Canadian Bookseller Magazine

“Two hundred enticing ‘real’ recipes where the flavour of the food is not masked, but is enhanced with simple ingredients to maintain earthy, honest flavours.” —EAT Magazine

“I would buy this book just for the baking recipes, which include, among many others, Rosemary, Honey, and Cornmeal Scones, and the ultra yummy Chocolate Crescents.” —The Times Colonist