Ten questions and one recipe from Chef Maartyn Hoogeveen

Ten questions and one recipe from Chef Maartyn Hoogeveen

Unsworth Restaurant chef talks about career, food and wine.

  • Sep 25, 2019
Ten questions and one recipe from Chef Maartyn Hoogeveen
Eric McLean is the Big Cheese

Eric McLean is the Big Cheese

McLean’s Specialty Foods stocks 150 kinds of cheeses as well as hard to find European, British and South African items

  • Sep 18, 2019
Eric McLean is the Big Cheese
Boom + Batten boxes up takeout option as edible art

Boom + Batten boxes up takeout option as edible art

Freshly harvested local ingredients in an artful presentation

  • Aug 23, 2019
Boom + Batten boxes up takeout option as edible art
Feast of Fields offers the latest in local craft beers and wines as well as a wide array of food items. FarmFolkCityFolk/Facebook

Feast of Fields celebrates the best in local food and beverages

Tickets available online only for Farm Folk City Folk culinary fundraiser Aug. 25 in North Saanich

  • Aug 16, 2019
Feast of Fields offers the latest in local craft beers and wines as well as a wide array of food items. FarmFolkCityFolk/Facebook
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling Iceberg and Originale Augustin brand mega ice cream sandwiches (File contributed/CFIA)

Two brands of ice cream sandwiches recalled due to presence of metal

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a recall on Iceberg and Originale Augustin brands

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling Iceberg and Originale Augustin brand mega ice cream sandwiches (File contributed/CFIA)
Hotdogs are cross-generational favourites and are good for holding a range of extras and condiments. (Pixabay file)

Will you be celebrating national hotdog day with any of these crazy flavours?

The popularity of hotdogs spans generations, cultures

Hotdogs are cross-generational favourites and are good for holding a range of extras and condiments. (Pixabay file)
A fire that broke out in the kitchen of Deep Cove Chalet Oct. 28, 2018, left the restaurant with significant damage. It is now set to reopen on July 24. (Wolf Depner/News staff)

Deep Cove Chalet set to re-open following fire

North Saanich eatery says July 24 will be ‘business as normal’ following rebuild

A fire that broke out in the kitchen of Deep Cove Chalet Oct. 28, 2018, left the restaurant with significant damage. It is now set to reopen on July 24. (Wolf Depner/News staff)
Wall climbing is just one of the activities you’ll be able to try out at this year’s Eats and Beats at the Beach. Photo by Shane Deringer

Eats and Beats at the Beach part of summer-long celebration at Esquimalt Lagoon

Food and musical offerings create great times in Colwood

  • Jul 8, 2019
Wall climbing is just one of the activities you’ll be able to try out at this year’s Eats and Beats at the Beach. Photo by Shane Deringer
Green New Deal Victoria will host a picnic on July 6 in Beacon Hill Park. (Black Press File Photo)

Green New Deal Victoria hosts picnic in the park

July 6 event in Beacon Hill Park will focus on environmental sustainability

Green New Deal Victoria will host a picnic on July 6 in Beacon Hill Park. (Black Press File Photo)
Life-long dream achieved as Chef Ian Blom opens The Ainslie

Life-long dream achieved as Chef Ian Blom opens The Ainslie

Duncan restaurant promotes Cowichan Valley food, produce, wineries, breweries and distilleries

  • Jun 10, 2019
Life-long dream achieved as Chef Ian Blom opens The Ainslie
Paul Moran, Tofino Resort + Marina’s executive chef and the newly crowned Top Chef Canada, fillets a halibut for dinner guests at 1909 Kitchen last week. Moran served the premier whitefish with freshly foraged morel mushrooms and seaweed. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

Tofino’s ‘Mushroom Man’ wins Top Chef Canada Season 7

Chef Paul Moran of 1909 Kitchen at Tofino Resort + Marina won the $100,000 prize and Top Chef title.

Paul Moran, Tofino Resort + Marina’s executive chef and the newly crowned Top Chef Canada, fillets a halibut for dinner guests at 1909 Kitchen last week. Moran served the premier whitefish with freshly foraged morel mushrooms and seaweed. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)
Folk Festival Society promotes value of sharing international cultures with others

Folk Festival Society promotes value of sharing international cultures with others

Second annual Folktoria brings ethnic dance, foods to Centennial Square, June 8 and 9

Folk Festival Society promotes value of sharing international cultures with others
A legendary culinary expert is profiled in the documentary Nothing Fancy: Diana Kennedy as part of the Victoria Film Festival’s Feast: Food and Film, on June 13.

Film, food and drink make for a delicious combo

Victoria Film Festival’s Feast: Food and Film lets you indulge all the senses. June 13-15

  • May 26, 2019
A legendary culinary expert is profiled in the documentary Nothing Fancy: Diana Kennedy as part of the Victoria Film Festival’s Feast: Food and Film, on June 13.
Coconut milk cooking with Chef Heidi Fink

Coconut milk cooking with Chef Heidi Fink

Dairy free product is a delicious ingredient

  • May 17, 2019
Coconut milk cooking with Chef Heidi Fink
Spring salads from Chef Heidi Fink

Spring salads from Chef Heidi Fink

Going fresh and green for the season

  • May 10, 2019
Spring salads from Chef Heidi Fink
Delectable savouries and more will be up for the tasting at the fourth annual Victoria Cheese and Meat Festival, May 11 at the Roundhouse in Vic West.

Discover cheese, meat and more at annual festival

Roundhouse in Vic West hosting multifaceted culinary event May 11

  • Apr 27, 2019
Delectable savouries and more will be up for the tasting at the fourth annual Victoria Cheese and Meat Festival, May 11 at the Roundhouse in Vic West.
Dulce or seco, Spanish sherry is divine

Dulce or seco, Spanish sherry is divine

Nuanced flavourful drink is experiencing a renaissance

  • Apr 22, 2019
Dulce or seco, Spanish sherry is divine
Jennifer Schell moves from verbs to vines

Jennifer Schell moves from verbs to vines

Okanagan cookbook author now creates wine at Schell Wines

  • Apr 5, 2019
Jennifer Schell moves from verbs to vines
Pierogi Please!

Pierogi Please!

Classic Polish dish is cosy, hearty and richly flavoured

  • Apr 3, 2019
Pierogi Please!
Inspired Chef with Darren Watson

Inspired Chef with Darren Watson

Fine cuisine from the Qualicum Beach Inn’s Cview Restaurant and Lounge

  • Mar 13, 2019
Inspired Chef with Darren Watson