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How to harvest Uni in BC  (sea urchin roe)

How to harvest Uni in BC (sea urchin roe)

How to harvest Uni (sea urchin roe) in BC tips from Chef Robin

Winter the season of the sea - Octopus and Uni!

Winter the season of the sea – Octopus and Uni!

What to eat in the winter? Seafood is the ticket and octopus and uni are chef Robin’s favourites.

Foraging saffron milk caps in BC

Foraging saffron milk caps in BC

Learn how to forage saffron milk caps with Chef Robin. She’ll teach you how to cook them just like the Catalan chefs do, fried with a little olive oil and garlic.

Dyeing Mushrooms in BC

Dyeing Mushrooms in BC

Learn how to dye fabric with wild mushrooms. Tips on dyeing mushrooms with wildcraft expert, Robin Kort.

Thimbleberry Jam Recipe

Thimbleberry Jam Recipe

Chef Robin gives up her best wild berry jam recipe. And teaches you where to find wild thimbleberries. Thimbleberry jam kicks raspberry ass.

BC Wild mushrooms - Chicken of the Woods

BC Wild mushrooms – Chicken of the Woods

A simple identification key for chicken of the woods mushrooms with useful tips on where/when to find them in BC and how to cook them by Chef Robin.

Simple shrimp canape recipe - Roe, cucmuber, wasabi

Simple shrimp canape recipe – Roe, cucmuber, wasabi

Chef Robin passes on her recipe for shrimp canapes with wasabi, cucumber, roe and garlic paste. The perfect pairing for summer chardonnay!

Easy dashi stock recipe

Easy dashi stock recipe

A simple recipe for dashi stock by Chef Robin – using the best Hokkaido Kombu (seaweed)

Preserving Edible Flowers - Vinegar Recipe

Preserving Edible Flowers – Vinegar Recipe

A simple recipe for edible flower vinegar by Chef Robin – using flowering currant blossoms.

Rumex obtusifolius - Broad-leaved dock - edible

Edible weeds: How to ID wild broad-leaved dock and cook it

Chef Robin teaches you how to identify edible weeds this spring and cook a simple chicken and dock stirfry. Happy foraging!