From 1935 to 1940 she operated The Salad Bar, one of the earliest Canadian restaurants to concentrate on vegetarian cuisine. Her 30 books, many of them bestsellers, delineate Canadian and Québécois cooking, and she was an early proponent of microwave cooking with the publication of Madame Benoît's Microwave Cook Book (1975). In 1985, she embarked on a 6-volume Encyclopedia of Microwave Cooking. In 1973, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.
Author GORDON MORASH
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