Category Archives: Culinary supplies

One Big Long Table by Poppadoms Now in Pop-Up style

When the Dosanj family of Poppadoms: Taste India (Kelowna) announced that they had sold the business and were moving on, I was heartbroken at first. After all, how many restaurants do you know bring an honest farm-to-table approach to Indian cooking? … Continue reading

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Terra Madre Day 2013 – Slow Food Thompson Okanagan

Mother Earth was smiling last evening. Since 2009, Terra Madre Day is held on December 10 to mark Slow Food’s anniversary. Food communities around the world highlight eating locally and sustainable local food production and honour that through a dedicated … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 16

April 12, 2013 – Upper Bench Estate Winery Without being too cheesy, this post is a bit of a love story. A whole lot of love between people. A whole lot of love of artisan wine and hand-crafted cheese. Forgive … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 14

March 5, 2013 – Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Winemaker, President and Chief Executive Officer Sandra Oldfield of Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is one of those people in the wine industry that I absolutely admire. Perhaps to the point that she may think … Continue reading

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WBC13 Countdown – BC Winery Each Week – Posting 6

October 11, 2012 – The Vinegar Works My feature this week is not a winery. I warned that I might cheat a bit from time to time. While not a winery, the Vinegar Works is a proud member of the Bottleneck … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Kettle Valley Winery’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations (2011) as Spring and Easter 2012 Signal a New Season of Growth and Renewal in the Vineyards

Easter and its rich symbolism of rebirth, whether viewed from a pagan or Christian perspective, is suddenly here again. While spring seemed to come slowly to the Okanagan this year, its evidence is apparent in the symphony of songbirds and … Continue reading

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Reminiscing about the Rico Hotel Mountain Lodge and Argentine Grille, Rico Colorado one year later

RBuchanan photo – Rico Hotel’s Argentine Grille on a snowy February day, 2011 Built in 1926 as a boarding house for the International Smelting Company, the Rico Hotel is an historic registered site. The warmth of the front lobby area … Continue reading

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