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Spot Prawning With Foodists (video)

Foodists is a collective of obsessed food fanatics, and as such our relationship with where our food comes from is super important to us. Many of our motley crew live in British Columbia, home of the spot prawn (Pandalus…

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Posted by: on Monday, June 11th, 2012
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What Do I Do With Leftover Rice?

I come from a long line of people who cannot cook the appropriate amount of food. There is never too little – that’s for sure. I believe it is a genetic trait passed down from my parents. This was the case…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
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(the not quite every) Weekly Wine Picks

Finally got my act together to come with a reds list as partner to the white picks I posted a while back. Once again the emphasis is on wines that over-deliver in the under $25 price category. Once again, my focus is on…

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Posted by: on Thursday, May 17th, 2012
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Black Garlic?

Meet Sarah Reinertsen our latest guest contributor.  The fortunate instance of a bus breakdown in the Himalayan foothills – after the bus driver tried unsuccessfully to fix the malfunction with a 2×4 and a…

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Posted by: on Thursday, May 17th, 2012
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Chocolate-Tasting classes in Vancouver

People get wine, even if they don’t get wine. My parents proclaim Yellow Tail to be the best thing they’ve ever tasted, but even they understand that there’s a difference between Yellow Tail and…

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Posted by: on Thursday, May 10th, 2012
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Gluten free, not flavour free

A few weeks back my mom turned the big 6-0 and I wanted to do something spectacular for her. I began planning a surprise party with family and friends, complete with my sister even coming across the ocean from Victoria…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
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Greek Easter, Village Style

Today is the first day of Greek Orthodox Holy Week, Great Monday, which culminates on Saturday at midnight with Easter and the breaking of a 40 day fast. The Greek Orthodox faith follows the Gregorian calendar which means…

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Posted by: on Monday, April 9th, 2012
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Tarte Au Sucre, Take 2

A couple of months ago we had a Foodists Montréal movie night. Even though I was told we had loads of desert, being a sugar addict I just had to add to the sweets being offered, as for a while I’ve been wanting to make…

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Posted by: on Sunday, April 8th, 2012
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Black Bean Brownies Recipe

A few weeks ago a friend introduced me to a recipe that her sister swears by. A recipe for Black Bean Brownies. My sister is celiac so I have been interested in finding new gluten-free recipes that I can make for her when…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
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Weekly Wine Picks

During a recent conversation a colleague, we agreed that one of the most difficult challenges for a consumer (or a wine buyer for that matter) in BC is finding wines that stand-out for under $25. In my experience, the…

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Posted by: on Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
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A Foodists Valentine

Like many modern holidays, Valentines Day had sombre beginnings that have morphed into a celebration of the more happy things in life. Valentine’s Day was originally created to honour Christian martyrs that were named…

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Posted by: on Monday, February 13th, 2012
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A Taste of Delhi: Chole Bhature

The vegetarian Punjabi dish chole bhature—curried chickpeas with fried bread—is one of the most popular breakfasts in North India. It’s not tough to understand why: It’s a spicy plate of legumes paired with puffy,…

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Posted by: on Sunday, January 8th, 2012
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The Cannery’s Salmon Wellington

As you’ve no doubt heard, The Cannery, an iconic Vancouver restaurant for 38 years, has closed its doors. All that is left on their website is the announcement of the auction that will be selling off some of the…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, December 28th, 2011
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Eggnog – Seasoned Tipling!

A few years ago I went on a search for an eggnogg recipe as find most store bought varieties quite disgusting. As I love vintage I ended up adapting a recipe from Esquire’s Handbook for Hosts that was originally…

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Posted by: on Friday, December 23rd, 2011
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The Most Delicious Pear & Almond Tart

“An apple resists being eaten. An apple is not eaten, it is conquered. The crunchiness of a pear is far more appealing. It is giving and fragile. To eat a pear is akin to … kissing.” — Beatrice…

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Posted by: on Thursday, November 24th, 2011
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