What’s Fresh at Mt Pleasant Market-July 24th

THE PRODUCE: Apples, apricots, beets, basil, beans, bell peppers, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, bok choy,  carrots,  chard, cherries,  cucumber,  fennel,  green onions, head lettuce, herbs, kale, kohlrabi,  mushrooms,  new potatoes, peaches, peas, radishes, raspberries, salad mix, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes,  zucchini THE VENDORS: Take Fancy Chocolate and Sweets Artisan Chocolate made from fair trade organic cocoa beans. They roast, grind […]

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Out of the Clear Blue Pie

BC Berry Pie Bake-Off Winner, Lauren van Oosten’s “Out of the Clear Blue Pie” blew our judges’ taste buds away at last week’s Mt Pleasant Berry Festival. It took first place against such contenders as “Creme Brulee Berry Pie”, “Goes well with owl ice cream” pie, “Raspberry Mango Pie” and “Poke-a-Dot Pie” with cookie crumble […]

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Buttermilk Berry Chess Pie

This pie looks amazing, has a flavourful crust and the brulee puts it absolutely over the top (Photo Courtesy of one of last year’s judges, Cassandra Anderton of Goodlife Vancouver).  It was submitted by Shelley of The Last Crumb Bakery to last year’s BC Berry Pie Bake Off and won first prize! Try picking up […]

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