Category Archives: Food and Drink

Food Artisans – Dakini Tidal Wilds

The blog is back! As I prepare the second edition of my book, Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, I’m going to post about some of the new artisans who will be added. First up is Dakini … Continue reading

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Savour Cowichan, Weekend One

This past weekend marked the kickoff for Savour Cowichan, a rebranding of the 15-year old Cowichan Wine and Culinary Festival.  I came on board in a big way this year, agreeing to have my mug plastered on the cover of … Continue reading

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Island Artisans – BC Shellfish Festival

That’s a geoduck in the centre of the photo to the right, just one of the amazing clams harvested in British Columbia and on display (and being eaten) at the BC Shellfish Festival this past weekend in Comox.  When it … Continue reading

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How to Go Back to School and Have Fun at the Same Time

I realize that the picture at left is probably not the kind of cafeteria food you expect to see during the first week of school. But it is a picture that goes perfectly on a food blog..and this could be … Continue reading

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Wild West Salmon

I was listening to host Mark Forsythe on BC Almanac today and he was kind enough to mention me as he remembered that I was the first person to serve him pink salmon barbecued on a cedar plank, some 10 … Continue reading

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Island Artisans – Soya Nova Tofu

Tofu is often a staple of a vegetarian diet and it can come in all different shapes and forms. There are big companies in BC that make tofu, but there’s a little one, too, that has been pumping out the … Continue reading

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