Cronish, Nettie 1954-

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CRONISH, Nettie 1954-

PERSONAL: Born July 22, 1954, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; daughter of Percy (a scrap dealer) and Helen (a homemaker) Cronish; married Jim Urquhart (a restoration mason), December 1, 1985; children: Cameron, Mackenzie, Emery. Ethnicity: "Jewish, Eastern European." Education: University of Toronto, B.A., 1979. Politics: "Left of center, feminist." Religion: Jewish. Hobbies and other interests: Folk and country music, fermentation, eighteenth-century shoelaces.

ADDRESSES: Home—11 Dunloe Rd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4V 2W4. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: Chef, educator, and author. King Ranch, worked as demonstration chef; Sunrise Soya Foods, Ontario, Canada, chef; teacher of cooking classes at such venues as Loblaws Supermarkets, Big Carrot Health Food Store, and Liquor Control Board of Ontario.

MEMBER: Cuisine Canada (chair of Women's Culinary Network).


Nettie's Vegetarian Kitchen, Second Story Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1996.

Vegetarian Cooking (CD-ROM), ARC Media, 1996, released as World Cuisine Vegetarian, Oasis Blue (San Leandro, CA), 1996.

New Vegetarian Basics, Random House Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1999.

(With Barbara Selley and Suzanne Havala) The Complete Idiot's Guide to Being Vegetarian in Canada, Prentice-Hall Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2000.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Ten Ingredients You Need to Set up a Natural Foods Kitchen, for Random House Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).