Figure 1 Publishing

Food + Drink

The Okanagan Table

The Art of Everyday Home Cooking

Shortlisted for the Taste Canada Awards in the regional / cultural cookbook category

The Okanagan Table features 80 simple, delicious, and nourishing recipes from one of Canada’s most celebrated chefs.

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“Rod Butters is a game changer, a pioneer, and an innovator. With this book, he is helping us all cook a better future.”

—Anita Stewart, Canadian cookbook author and food activist

Book Description

Renowned for its bountiful fruit orchards, lush vineyards, and quality food artisans, the Okanagan Valley is a culinary destination steeped in local food traditions. The Okanagan Table presents a timeless collection of 80 simple and delicious recipes, which are inspired by honest flavors and seasonal local ingredients and designed for sharing with friends and family.



“Chef Rod Butters is a Canadian culinary superstar. With a career spanning four decades, Butters has been at the forefront of embracing local ingredients, establishing a Canadian food identity and a pioneer in the now-celebrated farm to table movement.”

World-Famous Pancake Recipe


Taking advantage of that spring bounty of asparagus and rhubarb

The Kingston Whig Standard

Easy Easter eats to enjoy with your COVID-19 bubble

Vancouver Sun

“Designed with the home cook in mind, these recipes are simple but delicious.”

Richmond News


“The Okanagan Table, by Rod Butters is an exception. A feast for the eyes, it is user-friendly for any reasonably experienced home cook.”

—Julian Armstrong, The Montreal Gazette


  • Hardcover
  • 9 × 10 inches
  • 256 pages
  • 978-1-77327-002-9
  • $37.95 CAD / $32.95 USD
  • August 2017