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Food & Drink



Pea Shoots – A taste of Spring

Pea shoots! - photo by maryanne Carmack

My favorite thing about Spring? Pea shoots!

If you have never had pea shoots before, you are in for a real treat! Tender and bright in flavor, they are a lovely cross between…


Colour Your Palate

Colour Your Palate is a delicious fundraiser for the Capitol Region’s artsREACH project that delivers multimedia artistic learning opportunities to local elementary school students. Colour Your Palate is a night in which Victoria’s foodies can indulge their gluttony and leave…


Maryanne Carmack explores Saffron

 At $2,000 to $10,000 a pound, saffron is by far the most expensive food on earth: way more than truffles, caviar, and real balsamic vinegar. Its history is epic, its flavor revered. International organizations employ lab equipment to fuss…


The Most Delicious Book Club

I do not recommend food limitations of any kind.  I recently survived a pizza starvation diet.  The scratches are healing.  The ones I got when I was clawing my own skin and wailing on my balcony, lamenting…

High Tea with the Tiki Gods

Never mind “it’s five o’clock somewhere”, “it’s my birthday” or “today ends in ‘y’, fresh vegetables are the newest excuse to drink, and irrefutable: how can you say no to doctor’s orders?

Even beyond the vitamin and mineral benefits,…


Culinaire and Virginity Lost

By Danielle Green, photos by Maryanne Carmack

Have you ever wondered what you were missing as you loyally dined at your favoured hot-spot with repetitious patronage? Have you ever had a recommendation from a friend for an interesting dish but…