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Lavender Lemon Mousse with Sherry & BC Huckleberries

Light and fragrant with a zippy kick of booze at the bottom, what more could you want? Great summer dessert, especially, with the lavender flowers blooming right now. Substitute salmonberries, blueberries or raspberries if you don’t have huckleberries. RecipeServes 14 small portions2 Cups whipping Cream – whip to stiff peaks1 cup yogurt1/4 cup lemon juice1 […]

Go for a Forage: Wild foods near Vancouver…

Elder flowersMiner’s Lettuce Cleavers Sweet Cicely Watercress Spring has pounced upon us, even though the warmth seems to have left us, lately. All sorts of tasty snacks are growing out of the ground. Wandering the forests and meadows of the Lower Mainland there are a few rules you should follow if you are interested in […]

Sauteed Cattails – BC Wild Foods – Experiment #1

Chef Robin experiments with wild edible cattails in BC, notes on how to find and ID them as well as cook with them.

Sauteed Cattails – BC Wild Foods – Experiment #1

I’m always on the hunt for new and unusual food sources that you can pick in British Columbia. Apparently, cattails can be eaten two ways; the female (non flowering) head can be cooked and eaten like corn (it doesn’t taste like corn) and the young shoots can be cooked like asparagus.I’m going to pick and […]