Chef Robin has 10 big Matsutakes (the famous and rare Pine mushrooms/ $60/lb) to giveaway! Details here…
Violet Cortinarius – The most beautiful mushroom in BC and like a super model – fun to look at, but not to date (or eat)!
Tasty treats in the alpine near Vancouver. Grouseberries, yum!
Tansy is a really wild, edible, yellow flower with an ancient, but dark history. Can be foraged for abundantly in greenspaces and urban environments.
Recipe for Oregon grape jelly with ginger. These berries can be found on the Pacific Northwest coast. The berries are like a cross between red currant and grape. This tart berry makes recipes pink with bright magenta liquid.
Chef Robin outlines where to find one of the most prized culinary mushrooms, Morchela elata. Finding morels (Morchella) in BC is hard, they’re quite elusive but she’ll get you in the ballpark and give you tips on how to safely identify and cook them.
Chef Robin reveals her Garlic Dungeness crab recipe. Crabbing in Vancouver is all year round and $20/lb in the stores right now, so better to catch your own!
Chef Robin tells you how to forage for shaggy manes, one of the easiest mushrooms to ID as a new mushroom hunter.
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.
Chef Robin shows you where to find the elderberry bushes in BC. How to harvest them and then how to make this simple elderberry syrup recipe. From there, she’ll give up one of her favourite recipes – Elderflower goat cheese.