Our #FavouriteThings Gift Suggestions – The Okanagan Table Cookbook by Chef Rod Butters

With special thanks to Chef Rod Butters who has kindly provided a selection of his restaurant’s favourite recipes that are featured in his Cookbook The Okanagan Table. Highly in demand and another of our #FavouriteThings Holiday Gift Suggestions.   Braised Beets and Crumbled Chèvre   serves 4 Whether slow roasted in an oven to enhance…

CANADIAN CULINARY CHAMPIONSHIPS ANNOUNCE FINALE COMPETITORS

  As our Canadian Olympic athletes are in final preparations to take on the world at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games so are the eleven chefs who won gold in their regional qualifier competition across Canada! The 2018 Canadian Culinary Championships finalists are now confirmed. These Chefs have returned to their kitchens and many…

#TasteofThursday Chefs Jackson and DeSouza Table-Side Tuna Ceviche recipe

  This is the third in the series of recipes from the spectacular  – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience event held August 25, 2017. This week we are excited to share the recipe for Table-Side Tuna Ceviche from Chefs John Jackson and Connie DeSouza of Charcut, charbar and Alley Burger, the Second…

GIVEAWAY – a copy of Chef Ned Bell and Valerie Howes Cookbook LURE

  Win a copy of Lure by Ned Bell and Valerie Howes by doing any of the following: Follow us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, Follow us on Instagram  Facebook: My Van City Twitter: @myvancity  Instagram: @myvancityca   I love reading cookbooks and #LURECookbook is one fine read. The first thing I noticed is that…

Road 13 Vineyards Celebrates Successful Summer Season, Bounty of Awards, New Fall Releases Plus Wine Pairing Recipe From Ned Bell

  Road 13 Vineyards saw another busy summer season of wine loving tourists and locals through their Golden Mile Bench tasting room. With a number of wines in the portfolio currently sold out and a bounty of awards at the British Columbia Wine Awards and Wine Align National Wine Awards – it’s safe to say the…

We had a Grand time at the Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge Room – Vancouver

  Grand Marnier brings back the past with their Cordon Rouge Room tours. Following success in Toronto and Montreal, the “Speakeasy” came to Vancouver to re-introduce us to their tasty liqueur and it’s many different ways to enjoy. It started with an invitation to an exclusive, sensory experience at The Cordon Rouge Room Speakeasy on…

The California (Wine) Legacy

  The California Wine Legacy   Signorello, Stags’ Leap, White Rock… some of the most iconic names in the California/American wine industry. Now these wineries and many more are smouldering ruins and in the wake of these fires a piece of our collective history, our living history, has gone too. We in British Columbia understand…

#TasteofThursday Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Trevor Bird Heirloom Tomato Essence recipe

  This is the second in the series of recipes from the spectacular  – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience event held August 25, 2017. This week we are excited to share the recipe for Heirloom Tomato Essence from Chef Trevor Bird of Fable Kitchen, the First Course at the Icons of Food…

Ned Bell Releases First Cookbook: Lure – Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the West Coast

Chef and Sustainable Seafood Advocate Aims to Inspire and Educate the Home Chef   Popular Canadian chef and personality Ned Bell of Chefs for Oceans and Ocean Wise, is thrilled to release his long-awaited first cookbook, Lure. The creation of this thoughtful book has been a dream of Bell’s since completing his 8,700km bike journey…

#TasteofThursday Chef meets BC Grape Okanagan – Chef Mark McEwan Ricotta Gnocchi recipe

  This week we are excited to share the Ricotta Gnocchi recipe that Chef Mark McEwan demoed at the spectacular event – Chef Meets BC Grape Okanagan Wine and Food Experience – Taste of the Okanagan held at See Ya Later Ranch for our #TasteofThursday feature.   Ricotta Gnocchi with heirloom tomato sauce   2 lb (1kg) ricotta…