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Italian Supper at UBC Farm

Join Chef Neil Taylor and Sebastien LeGoff of Cibo Trattoria for an Italian Picnic-Supper at UBC Farm on Sunday, September 6 at 2pm. Tickets are just $75 for 8 courses paired with rare, artisan wines. Net proceeds to…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009
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Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam

2kg Fresh strawberries 24 stalks Rhubarb 4 oz water 250g Caster Sugar 250g Honey 250g Brown Sugar Juice of one lemon 500ml liquid pectin Yield: Sixteen 250ml jars Chop rhubarb and cook til tender with water, caster sugar…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, July 15th, 2009
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Ling Cod with fennel pollen, summer squash and english peas

A quick trip to the Trout Lake Farmer’s Market and dinner was all set, with a quick stop at South China Seas Trading on the way home for fennel pollen. Recipe for two: 10 oz ling cod, skinned, cut into two 5oz…

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Posted by: on Sunday, July 5th, 2009
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Spring is in the air

We arrived right at the opening of Vancouver’s last “Winter” Market of the season. Other than mealy apples, winter was nowhere in sight. Spring greens from pea shoots to tatsoi, strawberry plants, garlic…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, April 28th, 2009
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Online farmers markets in Canada?

Two new companies, Foodzie and Foodoro are waging an Iron Chef-like battle for supremacy in the artisan food market. They both have some great features and artisan products available, but they do not ship to Canada.…

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Posted by: on Friday, March 13th, 2009
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Pasture-raised pork coming to the Foodist table for butchery, charcuterie and revelry

A few of us from the collective are getting together to butcher a pig in a couple of weeks. We’ll make sausages, salumi, maybe some pancetta and prosciutto too. The plan is also to have a big supper that evening…

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Posted by: on Thursday, March 5th, 2009
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