Handmade Soups in Homemade Vessels Cookbook. A collaboration by Ayoko Design and the Winnipeg Art Gallery's CRAFTED Show + Sale. Winnipeg Chefs and Winnipeg Ceramic Artists.

Down to Earth: Homemade Soups in Handmade Vessels

Down to Earth: Homemade Soups in Handmade Vessels is a collaborative project of Ayoko Design and the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s CRAFTED Show + Sale. This special cookbook issue of aDesigned Magazine brings together 40 ceramic and culinary artists from Manitoba to feature 20 inspiring pairings of soup recipes and ceramic vessels. These stunning bowls are all souped up and the table is set for a visual feast, so please pull up a chair and join us for 20 extraordinary meals.

We invite you to order a copy of this special CRAFTED Cookbook in support of Winnipeg Harvest and help us achieve our fundraising goals.


Featuring homemade soups and handmade vessels by …

Anneliese Schoppe, Winnipeg Harvest

Tabitha Langel, Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company

Chef Ben Kramer Custom Catering

Chef Wayne Martin, Capital Grill • Bar

Chef JD Braid, Arctic Co-operatives

Chef Mandel Hitzer, deer + almond

Chef Dale MacKay, Federated Co-operatives

Chef Barry Saunders, SMITH Restaurant

Chef Joseph Wojakowski, The Fort Garry

Sachit Mehra, East India Company Restaurants

Chef Karen Peters, KarenFood

Chef Larry de Vries, Arctic Co-operatives

Chef Östen Rice, Wasabi Sabi/Food from Thought

Chef Mark Andrew, Storm Catering

Chef Mike Brown, De Luca’s Catering

Chef Tristan Foucault, Peasant Cookery

Athina Parasidis, The Nook Diner

Chef Roel Calderon & Rob Austria, Stella’s Catering

Chef Sean McKay, The Mitchell Block

Chef Luc Jean, WOW! Catering

Jessica Hodgson Ceramics

Alan Lacovetsky, The Stoneware Gallery

Peter Tittenberger, Ceramic Artist

Duane Perkins, Ceramic Artist

Chris Pancoe Fine Art & Craft

Marianne Gopalkrishna, Ceramic Artist

Terry Hildebrand, Ceramic Artist

Crystal Nykoluk, Ceramic Artist

PJ Anderson Ceramics

Kevin Conlin, Cypress Studio

Kathryne Koop Pottery

Candice Ring Studio Pottery

Robert Archambeau, Ceramic Artist

Michael Astill, Ceramic Artist

Rachael Kroeker Ceramics

Anne Fallis Elliott, The Stoneware Gallery

Kelli Rey Studio

Valerie Metcalfe Pottery

Teegan Walker Ceramics

Colleen Chamberlin Pottery


Genevieve Levasseur painting at the aDesigned Magazine launch party

At the Magazine Launch Event

Thank you to everyone that attended our launch party. We were able to kick-off our fundraising campaign for Winnipeg Harvest, and thanks to your generous contributions, we were able to donate over $1000!

Thank You to Our Event Sponsor


And Thank You to Our Other Sponsors

De Luca Fine Wines

Sweet Impressions


Café ce Soir


Music by Ego Spank

Artwork by Geneviève Levasseur

Photos by Erin Alexander Photography


Three copies of aDesigned Magazines spread over a table at the launch party

aDesigned Magazine Issue 1

aDesign Magazine Issue 1 Cover, Hut K Furniture

The Branded Interiors Issue

Also in this issue …

Robo Homes and Office Bots: How the Internet of Things is Changing Interior Design

Home is Where the Hub is: Families Left to Their Own Devices

From Common Noun to Common Space: The New Definition of Work and Workspace Design


Proceeds from the sale of this publication will be donated to Winnipeg Harvest.



Desk, Chair, Ottoman, Planters, Rug, Desk Lamp & Books


Plants & Bookends


Geneviève Levasseur

Photographed at

HUT K Space


Erin Alexander Photography