AnnMarie

AnnMarie

The main ingredient in dandelion fritters

Eat Your Weeds – Dandelion Fritters Recipe

Ever wondered what you make out of those annoying yellow flowers that sprout up everywhere? Find out how to prepare these wild edibles into amazing little canapes. Here’s our dandelion recipe.

By the Sea - Secret Supper Soiree - 2014

By the Sea – Secret Supper Soiree – 2014

Our 2014 Event was completely sold out, get tickets for next year folks! Imagine you’re a guest in a secret hide-away by the sea!  Glass of wine in hand, of course. This Dine Out Vancouver event is a travelling culinary odyssey.  In full 1920’s speakeasy style, hop on a double decker bus and we’ll take you to […]

Spot Prawn Season

Spot Prawn Season

It’s one of the mostly heavenly times of year to live in BC–spot prawn season! Usually running from early May until the end of June, spot prawns are one of the more sustainably fished species in BC’s waters. They’re very closely managed in terms of catch and fishing techniques, and are recognized by the David Suzuki […]

Rhubarb Rites of Spring

Rhubarb Rites of Spring

Rhubarb is one of the first crops to poke out of the soil when spring hits where I grew up in Nova Scotia. I have very fond memories of sitting at my grandmother’s kitchen table with a dish of warm stewed rhubarb topped with fresh cream or on top of her fresh baked bread. Rhubarb has been used for […]

Flora for the Future

Flora for the Future

Many of us have heard about, and perhaps even live by, the Slow Food movement–the idea that we should strive to preserve traditional and regional cuisines and protect biodiversity in the plants and animals of local areas. The same people who created that movement have also instituted the Ark of Taste, a virtual Noah’s ark […]

Valentine's Day Nibbles

Valentine’s Day Nibbles

It is almost time for that most Hallmark of holidays: Valentine’s Day. Depending on your outlook, the cupids, hearts, flowers and chocolate can either be a necessary component of courtship, or hopelessly saccharine nonsense. Whatever your stance, the day is nearly possible to ignore. Hearts and flowers are everywhere. Where did all of this come […]

What's our next secret supper?

What’s our next secret supper?

Sign up to our members list on the right to find out about our next secret supper or pop-up restaurant in Vancouver. Email us directly for a private dining event with one of our top chefs (Great for corporate Christmas parties). info@swallowtail.ca

Soups for Long Winter Nights

Soups for Long Winter Nights

The days are getting noticeably longer, but there’s still a whole lot of winter left to go. After a long day at work, there’s no better way to unwind and nourish than with a hearty bowl of homemade soup. Many of us stick with the old chestnuts: a hearty vegetable soup, or    chicken noodle […]