Learn about poisonous berries to avoid in the wilds of BC
There are hundreds of species of bamboo, all of which are edible. Some are better than others, many species only grow tough, bitter shoots, which must be cooked for a long time to be edible. Black bamboo (Phyllostachys nigra) grows well in our lower mainland (BC) climate and is very tasty, just make sure you […]
Learn how to forage for wild currants in BC
Foraging expert Robin Kort describes one of her favourite spring forage ingredients, false lily of the valley.
How to harvest mussels in BC? Learn some simple tips and info from Chef Robin
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 tells you how to forage for shaggy manes, one of the easiest mushrooms to ID as a new mushroom hunter.
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.