Posts Tagged: wild

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Blackberry Apple Tart in a Salted Almond Crust (Gluten-Free and Vegan)/ My mum’s birthday

I spend as much of my August as I can on Gabriola Island in British Colombia, Canada.  My mum is now retired and lives their full time in the house that my dad built for her.  We spend much of

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Blackberry Apple Tart in a Salted Almond Crust (Gluten-Free and Vegan)/ My mum’s birthday

I spend as much of my August as I can on Gabriola Island in British Colombia, Canada.  My mum is now retired and lives their full time in the house that my dad built for her.  We spend much of

/ Erin

Blackberry Ginger Gin Cocktail

We drank a  serious amount of this cocktail on our visit to Gabriola Island.  It started with a lovely recipe from a recent issue of Bon Appetite for a Blackberry Ginger Vodka Cocktail  and gradually transformed over two weeks, as we

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Blackberry Ginger Gin Cocktail

We drank a  serious amount of this cocktail on our visit to Gabriola Island.  It started with a lovely recipe from a recent issue of Bon Appetite for a Blackberry Ginger Vodka Cocktail  and gradually transformed over two weeks, as we

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Sockeye Salmon with Blackberries and Leeks

It’s salmon and blackberry season and I am visiting my mother on Gabriola Island.  We are picking buckets of blackberries every few days, so I apologize in for the flood of blackberry recipes, but that is what we are eating.

/ Erin

Sockeye Salmon with Blackberries and Leeks

It’s salmon and blackberry season and I am visiting my mother on Gabriola Island.  We are picking buckets of blackberries every few days, so I apologize in for the flood of blackberry recipes, but that is what we are eating.

/ Erin

Blackberry, Apple, Plum Crumble (Gluten-Free)/ Gabriola Island!

My husband and I are currently visiting my mother on Gabriola Island, where almost exactly three years ago, we were married.  It has been a spectacular trip, so far mostly focused on seeing beloved family and friends.  We had a day

/ Erin

Blackberry, Apple, Plum Crumble (Gluten-Free)/ Gabriola Island!

My husband and I are currently visiting my mother on Gabriola Island, where almost exactly three years ago, we were married.  It has been a spectacular trip, so far mostly focused on seeing beloved family and friends.  We had a day

/ Erin

Stracciatella with Ramps and Nettles (to cure seasonal allergies)

I am not the most dependable food blogger.  I try to post recipes that might be useful for upcoming holidays and whatnot, but I succeed only half the time.  However, every year I do manage to post a recipe to sooth,

/ Erin

Stracciatella with Ramps and Nettles (to cure seasonal allergies)

I am not the most dependable food blogger.  I try to post recipes that might be useful for upcoming holidays and whatnot, but I succeed only half the time.  However, every year I do manage to post a recipe to sooth,

/ Erin

Golden Split Pea Fritters with Bacon and Chanterelle Mushrooms (Gluten-free or not)

The beauty of this fritter recipe is that it combines very expensive ingredients (chanterelle) with very cheap ingredients (yellow split peas).  Yellow split peas are among my favourite legumes.  They have a cheerful color, a sweet flavour and a texture

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Golden Split Pea Fritters with Bacon and Chanterelle Mushrooms (Gluten-free or not)

The beauty of this fritter recipe is that it combines very expensive ingredients (chanterelle) with very cheap ingredients (yellow split peas).  Yellow split peas are among my favourite legumes.  They have a cheerful color, a sweet flavour and a texture

Laying Hens and Herbal Teas

I am working at a farm this summer and fall! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for going on 10 years now, ever since I travelled down the west coast on a bike tour meeting farmers and other

Laying Hens and Herbal Teas

I am working at a farm this summer and fall! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for going on 10 years now, ever since I travelled down the west coast on a bike tour meeting farmers and other

/ Erin

Maui Forager’s Salad- Pohole Fern, Watercress and Poha Berry Salad

It is easy to forage for food in Hawaii.  There are wild mountain apples that grow on the side of the road on the way to Hana and guava trees dotting the ranch land that many of the hiking trails

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Maui Forager’s Salad- Pohole Fern, Watercress and Poha Berry Salad

It is easy to forage for food in Hawaii.  There are wild mountain apples that grow on the side of the road on the way to Hana and guava trees dotting the ranch land that many of the hiking trails

Snack Time on the Island of Cats

    I am home now, but my sister and I recently spent the last two weeks of our month-long trip to Estonia on the island of Kassari (the island of cats).  There will be some talk of snacking and

Snack Time on the Island of Cats

    I am home now, but my sister and I recently spent the last two weeks of our month-long trip to Estonia on the island of Kassari (the island of cats).  There will be some talk of snacking and

/ Erin

Naked and Imperfect Nettle and Wild Garlic Dumplings (Gluten-Free), Rocket and Radish Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

I ate nettles for the first time when were traveling in Bulgaria eight years ago.  There they are served sauteed with poached eggs, rolled with farmers cheese in balls studded with walnuts or made into soups and fritters.  The food

/ Erin

Naked and Imperfect Nettle and Wild Garlic Dumplings (Gluten-Free), Rocket and Radish Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

I ate nettles for the first time when were traveling in Bulgaria eight years ago.  There they are served sauteed with poached eggs, rolled with farmers cheese in balls studded with walnuts or made into soups and fritters.  The food