Cooking with Cory - The Cookbook

I'm not going to tell you, I'm going to show you! My mantra, Yes, you can, is best represented by this cookbook.

Cory Parsons

A world traveller and seasoned restaurant-industry insider, at 23 Cory Parsons was poised for even more high-adrenaline pursuits, when a diving accident left him a quadriplegic. But instead of letting this setback derail his love of food and adventure, he took it as a challenge to delve further into his passions. The result is this book!

If you've ever felt intimidated at the thought of preparing food for guests, or even at the prospect of coming up with something delicious for a weeknight dinner, this is the cookbook for you. The emphasis on fresh produce and fuss-free preparation makes for healthy, delectable dishes like:

- Chipotle & Lime Prosciutto-Wrapped Prawns
- Barbecued Tenderloin Steak Salad with Goat Cheese
- Paris Asparagus & Toasted Pistachio Wild Rice
- Grilled Halibut Tacos with Hot Chili Salsa
- Rich Dark Chocolate Poached Pears

Let Cory show you how to cast aside your kitchen inhibitions and make meals that taste so good, they'll renew your zest for life!

Born in Kitimat, Cory Parsons now calls Nanaimo, BC, home. Several years ago Cory suffered a severe diving injury that left him a quadriplegic this began an intense emotional journey that only served to strengthen his already powerful personality. Cory is now an inspirational speaker to elementary school students and people with disabilities.

For more information or to contact Cory directly, simply email

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