Perfect Food Day:  Vancouver

Perfect Food Day: Vancouver

Jacob Richler shares his perfect food day in Vancouver. According to the sandwich board parked outside B-movie director Uwe Boll’s upscale German restaurant, Bauhaus, on W. Cordova St. in Gastown, their Friday lunch features a nearly unbeatable special of a…

Last Day: Hawksworth & Friends Culinary Adventure

Last Day: Hawksworth & Friends Culinary Adventure

At half past nine, out on the west coast of Langara at Lacy Island, after two-and-a-half hours on the water I got my first strike of the day. And while I was playing that one, on the other side of…

Normand Laprise’s Confit Salmon

Normand Laprise’s Confit Salmon

Normand Laprise's Confit Salmon was recently described at The West Coast Fishing Club as "the best salmon dish I've ever eaten." We'll leave it to you to form your own opinion. From our end, we think Chef Laprise's recipe is…

Hawksworth & Friends Culinary Adventure: Day Three

Hawksworth & Friends Culinary Adventure: Day Three

The fishing is slow but steady today. My boat landed 3 Chinooks by lunchtime. The daily tally was twenty-five. No Tyees (30 lbs +) among them, but there were plenty of big fish in the mid-to-high twenties. Slowly but surely…

Hawksworth & Friends Culinary Adventure: Day Two

Hawksworth & Friends Culinary Adventure: Day Two

Canada's 100 Best EIC Jacob Richler is on location at the West Coast Fishing Club's annual David Hawksworth and Friends Culinary Adventure. The fishing is picking up. The morning was flush with Coho. And after lunch, Chinook were taken by…

David Hawksworth & Friends Culinary Adventure

David Hawksworth & Friends Culinary Adventure

Canada's 100 Best EIC is on location at the West Coast Fishing Club. Jacob Richler.  Our helicopter touched down on the West Coast Fishing Clubhouse landing pad at 1:30 pm – and after a quick lunch, we are kitted up…

Every Day Is Ice Cream Day

Every Day is Ice Cream Day

My collection of ice cream machines includes a century-old Swedish-made Husqvarna, which consists of metal drum attached to a hand-crank set over a wooden bucket. From the early noughts, there’s a Cuisinart that pairs an electric motor to a gel-filled…

Drunk Jelly

Drunk Jelly

Drunk Jelly is a sweet way to enjoy your favourite wines. Wine with everything is the trend that keeps on going:  rosé gummy bears, wine ice cream, tea and even wine-infused cosmetics are currently flooding the market and your Instagram account.…

Canada’s Best Cannelé

Canada’s Best Cannelé

Perfection often comes in small packages. And sweet perfection – well, these days we find that it measures precisely 5.5 cm in diameter, with fluted sides, has a thin, crisp, and heavily caramelised crust, and a creamy, rich crumb that…

Strawberry Antioxidant Superstar

Strawberry Antioxidant Superstar

A naturally occurring antioxidant found in strawberries could help treat age-related mental decline and conditions like Alzheimer's or stroke. Fisetin is an antioxidant found in strawberries that has been found to reduce cognitive deficits and inflammation associated with aging in mice. Appearing this month…

Drink German Riesling. Win A Trip To Berlin.

Drink German Riesling. Win a trip to Berlin.

German Riesling wines have a vibrant and fragrant personality that make them brilliant additions to summer entertaining like barbecues and picnics. Rieslings can be counted among the best white wines in the world, with some having aging potential that rivals…

A Celebration Of Canadian Cuisine

A Celebration of Canadian Cuisine

What Gilles Vigneault sang about his country, he might as well have said about our cuisine: c’est l’hiver. Give me a list of your favourite Canadian dishes, tell me why you think they’re great, and I’ll more than likely agree…

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