Tag: Recipe

  • Flavour Trip: Salal the unsung hero of B.C.’s coastal berries

    Hiking through most coastal forests in British Columbia, you’re likely to encounter thick, leafy salal bushes or Gaultheria Shallon.┬áIn the spring delicate bell-like flowers, white or baby pink in colour, hang in linear herd of five to fifteen. In early summer, the blooms transform into berries that reach their peak flavour and a blackish, deep […]

  • Anthology ~ July Edition ~ Coastlines

    Here’s a slightly tardy round up of the best links on the web this July. But first a wee #islandlife summer update… Who is loving all their sunshine, friends, campfires and road trips of our North American summer season? And what about my southern readers? Counting down the days until winter is over? We’re having […]

  • Flavour Trip: Easy, Addictive Mexican Spiced Chocolate Popcorn

    If you’ve ever had a Mexican hot chocolate made by an actual Mexican person, then you’ve probably cultivated an obsession with Mexican spiced chocolate. Years ago when I lived in Vancouver one of my favourite Saturday treats was to go to the Trout Lake Farmer’s market and grab a Mexican hot chocolate made by the […]

  • Weekend Anthology ~ January 2017

    Winter has firmly grasped her icy, damp hands on our home here on Haida Gwaii. To compliment the chilly days we’ve consumed a lot of hot chocolate, turmeric smoothies. I spend my nights cozying up by the fire catching up on Game of Thrones. Can anyone say girl power Aria, Sansa and Daenerys? So back […]