GO SLOW: Lessons from the Slow Food movement help preserve the planet
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taste the world
Taste the delicious culinary corners of the world -- and find the best food in Victoria -- with food + travel writer Cinda Chavich
The Slow Food movement celebrates local farmers and culinary traditions, preserving biodiversity and cultivating solutions to climate change
- Apr 1
PUT AN EGG ON IT: How to expertly boil a egg and other egg-cellent recipes!
Celebrate spring with eggs every way — from the perfect jammy eggs to Scotch and devilled eggs — and learn more about this perfect protein.
- Feb 13
MON PETIT CHOUX: Cosy cabbage dishes to warm your lover's heart
Show your Valentine a whole lotta love this week with cozy cabbage dishes, good for the heart and soul!
- Jan 24
SAFFRON: Canada’s spiciest new crop
On a farm near Abbotsford, Avtar Dhillon is producing British Columbia's first commercial saffron crop — the world's most expensive spice.
- Jan 10
SAY CHEESE! - Discover Swiss fondue, from alpine pasture to bubbly pot
You can't visit Switzerland without tasting their iconic cheeses - whether Gruyère, Emmenthal or Appenzeller a fondue meal is a must!
- Nov 19, 2022
TEQUILA FROM THE GROUND UP: Travel to Mexico for traditional tequila
Blue agave is harvested by hand, the hearts roasted, crushed and fermented for fine Mexican tequila. See every artisan step in photos.
- Oct 8, 2022
SQUASH SEASON: A primer to help you pick, prep and cook that great pumpkin
Everything you wanted to know about the wide variety of pumpkin and squash in the fall markets - with pumpkin recipes, both savoury & sweet.
- Sep 7, 2022
CIDER HOUSE RULES: Cooking with local craft cider
Use craft cider in sweet and savoury recipes, from cider-braised pork belly to steamed mussels, poached pears & Apple Cider Cake.
- Sep 4, 2022
DISCOVERING HEIRLOOM APPLES – IN YOUR OWN BACK YARD
We're harvesting heirloom apples around Victoria, and using them in fall recipes, from apple bread pudding and apple kuchen to tarte tatin.
- Aug 1, 2022
CACAO CRUSADER: Sourcing ethical chocolate, from bean to bar
With Valentine's Day and Easter on the horizon, learn about ethically sourced, single origin chocolate from Victoria's cacao experts.
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