May 25, 2005
Donna Hay is in my Kitchen!
Donna Hay, Australian cookbook author and magazine publisher, rummaged through my fridge and pantry and then told me how to cook a delicious recipe. Her new cookbook is called The Instant Cook, published by Harper Collins. You can win one of two copies of the book by going to my Blog and telling me about your favourite fast meal to cook.
May 18, 2005
San Francisco's Chinatown
Join me on a visit to North America's oldest and largest Chinatowns.
May 11, 2005
San Francisco Cook-Off
I was one of the judges at a USA-Canada cookoff during an International Culinary Tourism Association convention in San Francisco. The Canadian team prevailed, even though I scored the Americans higher on my ballot! It was their dessert that made the difference for me, as Canada was ahead on my scorecard before the final course.
May 5, 2005
This is the time of year to forage for these wild delights. As always, don't pick any wild plant you're not sure of. A good way to learn about these plants is to take a class from Bill Jones at Deerholme Farm in the Cowichan Valley. Bill's website for the farm is still under construction, but you will find his contact info at www.magnorth.bc.ca
Here are a couple of Bill's 'foraged food' recipes, which also include substitutes if you can't find the ingredients in the wild: