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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In Season: Green Peas & Summer Squash

With the recent stretch of sunny days we’ve been having (yay summer!), all kinds of delicious fruits and veggies are starting to appear in stalls around the markets. One sure sign of warmer weather is the arrival of summer squash, those beefy, green and yellow gems that make a budget-savvy addition to your summer pastas, salads, and […]

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Strawberry Jam

The Registered Holistic Nutritionists from Canadian School of Natural Nutrition are back this week at West End Market from 9am-2pm. Stop by their tent for a complimentary 20 minute nutritional consult, and in the meantime check out their recent post on the health benefits of strawberries… It’s no coincidence that strawberries are heart-shaped. Everything about […]

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Recipe: Zucchini Dragon Bowl

It’s zucchini season! The registered holistic nutritionists from Canadian School of Natural Nutrition were onsite at Trout Lake Market last Saturday offering market shoppers tips, recipes, and consultations on eating healthy and in season. While they were there, they picked up some colourful vegetables to make this week’s recipe: Zucchini Dragon Bowl. Chock full of […]

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