Eric McLean is the Big Cheese

McLean’s Specialty Foods stocks 150 kinds of cheeses as well as hard to find European, British and South African items

  • Sep 18, 2019

 

Boom + Batten boxes up takeout option as edible art

Freshly harvested local ingredients in an artful presentation

  • Aug 23, 2019

 

Life-long dream achieved as Chef Ian Blom opens The Ainslie

Duncan restaurant promotes Cowichan Valley food, produce, wineries, breweries and distilleries

  • Jun 10, 2019

 

Coconut milk cooking with Chef Heidi Fink

Dairy free product is a delicious ingredient

  • May 17, 2019

Spring salads from Chef Heidi Fink

Going fresh and green for the season

  • May 10, 2019

Dulce or seco, Spanish sherry is divine

Nuanced flavourful drink is experiencing a renaissance

  • Apr 22, 2019

Jennifer Schell moves from verbs to vines

Okanagan cookbook author now creates wine at Schell Wines

  • Apr 5, 2019

Pierogi Please!

Classic Polish dish is cosy, hearty and richly flavoured

  • Apr 3, 2019

Inspired Chef with Darren Watson

Fine cuisine from the Qualicum Beach Inn’s Cview Restaurant and Lounge

  • Mar 13, 2019

New Courtney Room Restaurant Meshes Menu and Design For a Casually Elegant Parisian Experience

Locally sourced ingredients take on a French Bistro vibe on the lower level and fine Parisian dining upstairs

  • Feb 25, 2019

Whisky Warm-up

A whisky inspired cocktail is one way to warm up your winter

  • Jan 23, 2019

Winter Escapes On The Peninsula

Indulge your senses and keep warm on a Vancouver Island outing

  • Dec 28, 2018

Recipes For Lettuce Wraps with Chef Heidi Fink

Lettuce cups are the perfect vehicle to carry fabulous flavours

  • Dec 21, 2018

#Sweetstagram – Desserts So Beautiful They Have To Be Instagrammed Before Eating

Picture-perfect treats to savour and share

  • Dec 17, 2018

Mad Men meets Breaking Bad at Category 12 Brewing

Brewer and scientist Michael Kuzyk drinks in craft beer success

  • Dec 11, 2018

Meat and Greet with Butcher Geoff Pinch

Specialty meats are perfect for holiday entertaining

  • Dec 10, 2018

Chef Philippe Lavoie shares recipes from the Osborne Bay Pub and Cafe

New menu and live music added to Crofton, British Columbia venue

  • Dec 5, 2018

Mead For The Ages

Honey wine is the world’s oldest alcoholic drink

  • Nov 22, 2018

Tasty Treats From Trees With Fir Infused Food

Laura Waters’ passion for fir sparks a culinary adventure

  • Nov 21, 2018

Baking With Tahini Recipes from Chef Heidi Fink

Sesame Butter is perfect for cookies, cakes and brownies

  • Nov 5, 2018