2/26/12: Podcast #83 – Canuck Quad Chef Cory Parsons


In episode #83 of No Free Rides, Tiffiny is joined by Cory Parsons, a dynamo chef with quadriplegia who lives on the beautiful, seafood laden Vancouver Island. 

Tune in as Tiffiny and Cory talk about getting over a spinal cord injury, the amazingness of food, and Cory shares his advice on kitchen accessibility as well as some of his favorite recipes from his cookbook, Cooking with Cory. Cory also shares his amazing story and a boatload of information, from the secret to the best quad-friendly crab crackers he’s found (and where to buy them) to how and why he grows a beautiful organic garden each year, including cherry and pear trees.

Use the player below to hear the show (49 minute run time). No Free Rides is sponsored by EasyStand.com.

About Cory: When restaurateur and Chef Cory Parsons was injured 14 years ago in a diving accident, he only paused a moment, and continued forward with his food-driven life, only diversifying the way he way involved to better suit his abilities.

His cookbook, Cooking with Cory, is an award-winning 150+ page cookbook that includes beautiful photos and breaks down it’s recipes by tasks (super handy). And Cory teaches cooking lessons via Skype. Learn adapted cooking skills from a pro! You can contact Cory via his website to inquire about setting up a lesson.

Check out his great cooking video for the British Columbia Paraplegic Association

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