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I think it was the 20-minute wait my wife and I 'endured' to buy a couple of pairs of red Olympic mittens at The Bay. Wednesday, two days before the Games started and the city started to go crazy. We … Continue reading
Here are my notes from the program airing on CBC Radio's BC Almanac today: Books - large crop of cookbooks for this year Our favourite stars from Canada’s Food Network have books out this holiday season, including The Best of … Continue reading
It’s difficult to ‘distill’ the ‘spirit’ you get when you hit the entranceway of Island Spirits Distillery on Hornby Island. After driving through the dense bush lining the gravel road, a clearing awaits, in which it wouldn’t be unusual to … Continue reading
Spring has sprung —or at least the asparagus has at our local asparagus farm, Pedrosa’s. And apparently it has sprung overnight. Finally the weather has cooperated after a week of cold nights. The stalks went from 0” to 12” overnight. … Continue reading
Doesn't this look like fun? It's just one of the Food Culture courses I taught in Vancouver and Victoria last year. I'm back with a new slate of classes, one of which needs a couple of more students to make … Continue reading