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Free Food Artisans Recipe Demo – April 16th

Please join me on Wednesday, April 16th at 1pm at the Victoria Public Market as I talk about my new book, Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and demonstrate a couple of dishes featuring recipes from the … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Buttering You Up

  A study published a couple of weeks ago has renewed the debate on what kind of fat humans should eat to stay healthy. The study suggested that consumption of saturated fats, like those found in butter and red meat, … Continue reading

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Food Matters – FoodWorx Portland 2014

While new technologies and techniques of manipulating food ingredients abound, the latest thinking in the world of food involves going back to the past to get us into the future. This was the theme I picked up on after my … Continue reading

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Food Matters – 2014 Food Life Advice (and trends)

One of the most common resolutions for the New Year is ‘go on a diet’. It’s probably one of the most oft-broken resolutions as well. But you don’t have to go on a diet to feel like you’re doing something … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Chef Connor Butler in Hawaii

For the past few years I’ve been taking some pre-Christmas vacation time in Hawaii. I call it a vacation but I usually find some sort of story of interest to folks back home. This year is no exception, so I … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Rumble Nourishing Drink

***UPDATE: Since Paul Underhill and his team appeared on Dragon’s Den, this post has been getting literally thousands of hits. For those of you looking for places to purchase Rumble, go to this page on the Rumble website and activate … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Denis Connor, Irish Vegetarian Chef

It’s a few days past Thanksgiving and you might just be tired of turkey leftovers. What about some meals that don’t involve any sort of meat, fish or poultry? I had the chance to learn about some top-notch vegetarian cooking … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Apples

Cider Apples A is for apple. But B is for Bramley’s Seedling and C is for Cox’s Orange Pippin. Those are both heritage varieties of apple, and this part of British Columbia is a prime growing area for heritage apples. … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Concrete Garden

Some people say print is dead, but the second edition of a magazine featuring trends in urban agriculture is now making the rounds in Victoria and beyond. Concrete Garden started off as a student project of a University of Victoria … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Victoria Public Market Finallys Opens!

It’s the moment many lovers of local food have been waiting for. On Saturday, September 14th, the Victoria Public Market officially opens for business in the historic Hudson Building. The backers and vendors of the project hope that it creates … Continue reading

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