January 5, 2022 - Ingredients for smoothies with Ellie Shortt. Don Denton photo

Smooth move

Embark on a smoothie-making adventure to create a glass of goodness

  • Mar 11, 2022
January 5, 2022 - Ingredients for smoothies with Ellie Shortt. Don Denton photo
Canada’s Food Guide contains detailed nutrition information for Canadians. (Photo by ADVOCATE news services)

QUIZ: How much do you know about good nutrition?

March is Nutrition Month in Canada

Canada’s Food Guide contains detailed nutrition information for Canadians. (Photo by ADVOCATE news services)
Quebec diner Le Roy Jucep announced last week on Facebook it was temporarily replacing the word “poutine” with “fries cheese gravy”. The founder of Le Roy Jucep is among those who claim to have created the fast-food staple. Photo by Crispin Semmens/used under common license

No poutine for Putin: Quebec diner drops word ‘poutine’ over Ukraine war

In French, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s last name is written and pronounced “Poutine”

Quebec diner Le Roy Jucep announced last week on Facebook it was temporarily replacing the word “poutine” with “fries cheese gravy”. The founder of Le Roy Jucep is among those who claim to have created the fast-food staple. Photo by Crispin Semmens/used under common license
January 7, 2022 - JThe Fruit Melody cake at Cakes Etc.. Don Denton photo

The icing on the cake

Deb Cater is the master baker behind the counter at Cakes Etc.

  • Mar 2, 2022
January 7, 2022 - JThe Fruit Melody cake at Cakes Etc.. Don Denton photo
Sorted seeds that will be available at the event. (Photo submitted)

Golden seed swap back for 2022

Seed swaps are a great way to share hardy seeds and local knowledge

Sorted seeds that will be available at the event. (Photo submitted)
Chef Stefan Hartmann is the master behind Coast’s seafood-rich menu. Lia Crowe photography

Treasure from the sea

Chef Stefan Hartmann is the master behind Coast’s seafood-rich menu

  • Feb 18, 2022
Chef Stefan Hartmann is the master behind Coast’s seafood-rich menu. Lia Crowe photography
Chef Will Lew at Bruno restaurant. Lia Crowe photography

Telling a story through the canvas of food

Bruno’s Chef Will Lew communicates through the creativity and artistry of food

  • Feb 11, 2022
Chef Will Lew at Bruno restaurant. Lia Crowe photography
The Jammery is opening in Kelowna. ( Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)

Popular brunch spot The Jammery comes to Kelowna

The restaurant will be open off Highway 97 at Kelowna Crossing Shopping Centre

The Jammery is opening in Kelowna. ( Jacqueline Gelineau/ Capital News)
Longtime friends Cassie Walters and Raelyn Lachapelle opened the doors to their new downtown Salmon Arm space for their business, The Nom Shuswap, on February 1, 2022. There, customers can pick up pre-ordered meals and grab-and-go meals, as well as smoothies and cold-pressed juices. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Longtime friends Cassie Walters and Raelyn Lachapelle opened the doors to their new downtown Salmon Arm space for their business, The Nom Shuswap, on February 1, 2022. There, customers can pick up pre-ordered meals and grab-and-go meals, as well as smoothies and cold-pressed juices. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Jack’s on Bernard Avenue in Kelowna. (Instagram)

The perfect Kelowna bar to ‘break up’ in this Valentine’s Day

Jack’s on Bernard is hosting a pop up bar this month

Jack’s on Bernard Avenue in Kelowna. (Instagram)
Chef April Roy - Photography by Darren Hull

Good taste

April Roy, Chef at Mid-Town Station Kitchen + Drink

  • Jan 21, 2022
Chef April Roy - Photography by Darren Hull
November 9, 2021 - Winter food shoot with Ellie Shortt.  mixed raw nuts, both shelled and unshelled. Don Denton photo

Nutcracker

Unshelling a long-loved ingredient

  • Jan 19, 2022
November 9, 2021 - Winter food shoot with Ellie Shortt.  mixed raw nuts, both shelled and unshelled. Don Denton photo
(Aussie) Dave Henry of the North Okanagan Valley Gleaners Society prepares to unload a truckload of donated produce from an Edmonton farm, including bananas for the first time ever. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

North Okanagan Valley Gleaners go bananas over donation

First time in Gleaners history they’ve received a donation of bananas, coming from Edmonton farm

(Aussie) Dave Henry of the North Okanagan Valley Gleaners Society prepares to unload a truckload of donated produce from an Edmonton farm, including bananas for the first time ever. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Dairy cows are shown in a barn on a farm in Eastern Ontario on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Farm groups say they’re fearful the highly contagious Omicron variant could severely stress Canadian food production. Dairy farms, greenhouses, and mushroom farms are some of the sectors that could be most vulnerable to interruptions if large numbers of employees need to stay home sick. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Highly contagious variant could stress Canadian food production, farm groups say

Outbreaks at Alberta meat-packing plants in 2020 sickened hundreds and killed 4

Dairy cows are shown in a barn on a farm in Eastern Ontario on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Farm groups say they’re fearful the highly contagious Omicron variant could severely stress Canadian food production. Dairy farms, greenhouses, and mushroom farms are some of the sectors that could be most vulnerable to interruptions if large numbers of employees need to stay home sick. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
November 8, 2021 - Mathieu Lacroix, Assistant Food and Beverage Manager for the Oak Bay Beach Hotel, mixed up a Trade Wind cocktail for a champagne cocktail feature for TWEED. Don Denton photo

Sparkle and shine

With a Champagne cocktail in hand, every day is special

  • Dec 27, 2021
November 8, 2021 - Mathieu Lacroix, Assistant Food and Beverage Manager for the Oak Bay Beach Hotel, mixed up a Trade Wind cocktail for a champagne cocktail feature for TWEED. Don Denton photo
(Pxhere)

More Salmonella illness cases in Western Canada linked to frozen kernel corn brand

People have reported getting ill in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario

(Pxhere)
Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau tours a grain farm in the drought-stricken Interlake Region of Manitoba on Thursday July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski

$30 million top-up coming to Canada’s emergency food fund

Fund will provide more money to the charities to help Canadians access needed food

Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau tours a grain farm in the drought-stricken Interlake Region of Manitoba on Thursday July 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski
October 23, 2021 - Tea at the Empress with Toby Tannas. Don Denton photo

Victoria’s travel secrets

Old-world charm stands proudly amid a modern world

  • Dec 20, 2021
October 23, 2021 - Tea at the Empress with Toby Tannas. Don Denton photo
Christina Loucas. Lia Crowe photo

Christina Loucas pens Cypriot food cook book

Cyprus Cuisine a lovingly curated collection of family recipes

  • Dec 17, 2021
Christina Loucas. Lia Crowe photo
September 9, 2021 -Fall food with Ellie Short. Carrot and golden beet soup  Don Denton photograph

Autumn food aromatherapy

Celebrate the season with fall-favourite spice recipes

  • Dec 15, 2021
September 9, 2021 -Fall food with Ellie Short. Carrot and golden beet soup  Don Denton photograph