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Strawberry Season – The Evil Strawberry

You thought they were so sweet and nice, but really they’re pure EVIL! Ingredients:Ripe Summer Strawberries400 grams Bitter Chocolate, ONLY Callebaut or another high quality brandOptional Port Directions:Take a little bit of love (the strawberries) and a little bit of pure, evil, dark chocolate from Callebaut. Dip the love in the evil. Serve to friends […]

Hunting for Oyster Mushrooms in Vancity…

I’ve been stumbling about the forest, lately, here are a handful of my tasty finds near Vancouver…Oyster Mushroom Log – Eureka! Red Leg Frog – Blue listed species, okayyyy… I won’t eat it. Anyone eaten any frogs in the wilds of Vancouver? I’ve eaten frogs legs before in Cambodia, they were delectable. Chanterelles! Good eats… […]

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 […]

Spirits & Venison – an evening of unique food & cocktail pairing

Event SOLD OUTAn evening of elegant food and cocktail creations by Ludzu and Swallow Tail secret Supper Club Price – $44 Includes:3 Course BC wild foods menu by Chef Robin – BC Venison highlight3 Cocktails – Paired with each course and concocted by Ludzu, a talented BC spirits makerDate: Saturday, May 8 at 7pmPlace – […]

How it works…

The FoodMy focus is WILD BC ingredients from crab to mushrooms to wild berries. Menu will be determined by the wildest, freshest foods that I can catch for the day of the event. All dishes are handmade; fresh egg noodles to chocolates. Allergies or special food requests taken into account of course. Where: A secret […]

Little Chefs Night – Come learn to make pasta with your kids

Vancouver – Sunday Feb 28th (full) & Mar 14Come for dinner with your kids – It’s okay to play with your food, learn to make ice cream and hand-made pasta. This is a dining experience where your kids can run around and play while you eat a 3 course preparation of wild BC cuisine. RSVP […]

Grilled Bison Tenderloin Porn Shots – Vancouver Underground supper club

Canadian Bison – Course 4 – Swallow Tail secret Supper Club – Enjoy…www.swallowtail.caPhotos by Shannon Mendes