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Delicious & Local: Amuse Bouche

Whenever it's possible I stop at local farms and orchards to grab my ingredients. Nothing is as delicious as eating fresh, local produce. One of the great places to pick up fresh local produce is the Kelowna Farmers Winter Market where you can usually purchase delicious local root vegetables such as beets. …

Celebrating Family

I love everything that the Cipes family does. Lead by Stephen Cipes, the proprietors of this destination winery have built a beautiful empire where they feature the very best of what the Okanagan has to offer while maintaining solid grass roots…

Date Idea: Mission Hill Culinary Classes

They say the way to someone's heart is through their stomach. Whether you are visiting Kelowna, or if you live in the area, taking your valentine to one of the cooking classes at the romantic Mission Hill Winery in West Kelowna may be the perfect date night activity.  Besides… who wouldn’t want to drink wine in class?!? Sipping on Okanagan wine is a part of this lesson…

An Easy Recipe to Impress Your Valentine: Roasted Beet Tartare

Nothing is as delicious as eating fresh, local produce - so whenever possible I stop at local farms and orchards to grab my ingredients. In the winter great one-stop shops are at our Kelowna Farmers’ & Crafters' Market (open most Saturdays 9:00 am - 1:00 pm) and Quality Greens. Several of the needed ingredients can be picked up at these two spots…

Celebrate Valentine's Day with Kelowna Artisan Chocolate

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt”. - Charles M. Schulz The big day to celebrate love is just around the corner and I have some local ideas to help woo your darling. Chocolate! Lots and lots of chocolate is the key to my heart and local chocolatiers have had me swooning with their creations lately…