This week’s recipe: Peach & Mascarpone Tart

Peach & Mascarpone Tart by: foodiecouver Ingredients: Crust 3.5 ounces gingersnap cookies 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Filling 4 ounces mascarpone cheese 3 ounces cream cheese, 2 tablespoons sour cream 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger Topping 1-2 ripe peaches, […]

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In Season: Sensational Stone Fruit

Summertime, and the eatin’ is easy…   Folks, we’ve officially arrived at that point in the year when you’ll find a dizzying array of fruits and vegetables at the markets – Christmas in July for all us locavores. It’s the time of year when you often buy more than you can eat, just because everything looks […]

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This week’s recipe: Fresh Pea Hummus

Fresh Pea Hummus by: Vanessa Vorbach Ingredients 2 cups fresh shelled peas 3 Tbsp olive oil 4 Tbsp lemon juice ¼ cup of your favourite fresh herb. Dill, parsley, cilantro, basil or mint work great! 1-2 gloves of garlic salt, pepper to taste Optional: Dijon mustard Directions 1.    Bring a pot of salted water to […]

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In Season: berries, berries, berries

It’s high season for berries at the markets right now, and we know you’re all hard at work jamming, baking, and preserving them at their peak. Our vendors are busy too – not only the farmers, but our artisanal food producers who are using seasonal berries in a number of amazing food items in celebration […]

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This week’s recipe: Blueberry Lemon Pudding Pie

Blueberry Lemon Pudding Pie by BC Blueberry Council Ingredients Filling 2 large (100 g) eggs ¼ cup (35 g) cornstarch ½ cup (80 g) granulated sugar ¾ cup (175 ml) 35% whipping cream ½ cup (120 ml) whole milk ½ cup (115 g) salted butter, softened ¼ cup (60 ml) lemon juice 4 cups (600 […]

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This week’s recipe: Berry-inspired Cocktails

BC Bramble by Odd Society Spirits Ingredients 1.5 oz. Odd Society Wallflower Gin 1 oz. lime juice 0.5 oz. simple syrup 0.3 oz. Odd Society Crème de Cassis 2 BC raspberry, for garnish Directions In a mixing glass, pour gin, simple syrup, and lime juice over ice and shake. Strain into rocks glass with crushed ice. […]

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This week’s recipe: Punjabi-Style Apple Gourd

Mandair Farms-style Tinde Ingredients 6 apple gourds, cut into 4-6 pieces 1 onion, sliced thin 1 tomato, diced 1 tsp. cooking oil 1 tsp. fresh ginger, minced 2 cloves garlic, cut fine or minced 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. tumeric Salt and pepper to taste   Directions Sauté onion, garlic, ginger, and cumin on medium […]

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