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Painted Rock Estate Winery alfresco summer celebration with Joy Road Catering

August 3, 2014

John Skinner stood me up before we even met:). Laura (the culinary travel guide) and I attended the chic Visa Infinite dinner a couple of weeks ago and the name tag for the seat  across from me and beside Laura was John’s and he was a no show. Fortunately he sent a stand in, Painted Rock 2011 Red Icon, who proved to be spectacular company that evening, so we forgive John for his absence. I... View Article

Feast of Fields – Okanagan Abundance

August 20, 2013

On Sunday, the much anticipated Feast of Fields, the 5th annual event, took place at Little Church organic Farm on Gordon Drive here in Kelowna. The event is organized by Farmfolk Cityfolk, a not-for-profit organization that works to cultivate local, sustainable food system. Their projects are organized to provide access to & protection of foodlands; support local growers and producers and engage communities in the celebration of local foods (http://www.farmfolkcityfolk.ca/).Feast of Fields takes place in... View Article

Lentil-Vegetable Burgers

July 14, 2012

Vegetarian burgers are standard on the menu here in the summer. I make a recipe and if not using all the burgers immediately I freeze them individually, well wrapped in plastic bags and pull them out as I need them. They reheat beautifully in a 375℉ oven or on a grill. I make them with cooked lentils and whatever vegetables I have on hand. For these burgers you need brown or greenish lentils that cook... View Article

Cheese Fritters with Savoury Bell Pepper jelly

July 5, 2012

Since sunday I have had cheese fritters twice, both delicious. First time was at a hands-on cooking class party to celebrate my dear friend Marilyn’s significant birthday. We gathered at the home of Sylvia and Ray, owners of Wine & Thyme Cooking School in Kelowna and for a few hours got our hands wet and prepared some lovely foods based on recipes provided by Sylvia and under her supervision. Sylvia is Cordon Bleu trained and... View Article

Seattle Excursion

May 31, 2012

Those of you who read my blog know that I was in Kelowna on a little vacation. My husband left early to take his staff on an annual weekend in Vegas and I stayed behind to enjoy a few days on my own (my specialty). I cooked happily for a few days but by mid-week my adventurous spirit was tugging at my apron urging me to go exploring. I considered going to the west coast... View Article

Banyan Tree Mayakoba – Luxury Breakfast on the Mayan Riviera

April 12, 2012

This is my fourth review of hotels on the Mayan Riviera offering breakfast to non-staying guests. See previous submissions on Esencia, Maroma Orient Express and Rosewood Mayakoba. I am going to repeat information about Mayakoba that I have written about in my review of the Rosewood, but this will save you from going back and forth between the two reviews. The Mayakoba development is situated about 10 km north of Playa del Carmen. It is... View Article

Pears

March 4, 2012

One of the treats of fall that extends into the early winter season is the pear. Sweet in flavour with textures ranging from grainy to buttery, pears make a welcome addition to the fall and winter cooking repertoire. Pears can be incorporated into breakfast dishes from cereals to pancakes to muffins, served in salads, with cheese course and desserts. They can also add flavour to main courses and side dishes. How about chopping a firm... View Article

Guide to Winter Squash Varieties

February 4, 2012

Winter squash is one term that covers a variety of specimen belonging to the winter squash family. They come in many shapes and sizes but what they have in common is a thicker shell and meaty interior. All of them have large seeds nestled in their interior and these seeds, when toasted and lightly salted, can be a flavourful addition to salads and other food. When choosing winter squash look for a firm exterior that... View Article