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BC Poisonous Mushrooms

So you wanna hunt for chanterelles? Rule #1 – Learn to identify BC poisonous mushrooms first! Tips to keep you safe and let you have some fun without worrying about the wilds.

BC Poisonous Mushrooms

Where to find Porcini ( King Bolete ) in BC?

Searching desperately for some wild King Bolete (Porcini) mushrooms in BC? Here are some tips to help your hunt…

Where to find Porcini ( King Bolete ) in BC?

How to find Chanterelles in BC?

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

Chanterelles + a bit of butter + a splash of sherry = magic.

How to make a spore print?

Trying to figure out if you are holding an edible giant horse mushroom or its poisonous friend? Find out what colour it’s spores are by using this simple, fun technique.

How to make a spore print?

Wild Mushroom Pate Recipe

This is the recipe that everyone asks for at the end of one of our mushroom tours. You can use wild or store bought mushrooms in it. Make it and you will make many friends.

Oyster Mushrooms in BC, gorgeous aren't they

Cedar Smoked Sablefish

I’m getting bored of salmon, so I decided to smoke one of my favourite white fish.  Sablefish(Black Cod) has a nice amount of fat in it and it’s silky texture really stands up to smoking well.  I serve this with a wedge of lime to squeeze over it and cut the richness.  Here’s the cedar […]

Cedar Smoked Sablefish

Summer BC Fruit Recipes

Three of Chef Robin’s favourite BC fruit recipes. Cherry Juniper Reduction -Peach Goat Cheese Dessert – Apricot Ginger Sorbet

Summer BC Fruit Recipes

Wild BC Berries

A list of Wild BC Berries and their culinary uses by Chef Robin

Wild BC Berries