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Tips to Create a Delicious Kelowna Picnic Basket

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There are endless beautiful locations to picnic around the Kelowna area. Wineries, parks, farms, hikes… so why not add to that local experience by tasting the terroir of where you are? Make it fun by planning your shop like a scavenger hunt, start with an empty picnic basket or cooler then plan your route. It’s so easy to do in Kelowna; here are some ideas on where to go:…

Okanagan Asparagus is Here: Try This Fresh Local Recipe

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Asparagus season is here! And I plan to eat it each and every day while it is in season. My favourite way to prepare asparagus is lightly brushed with olive oil, grilled on the barbeque and then topped with Maldon sea salt and lemon zest or balsamic vinegar. Love it in pasta, perfect in a panini with goat cheese, excellent as a pesto or starring in a frittata or omelette. I am just mad about asparagus…

Okanagan Apples for All Seasons

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Even though we are anxiously anticipating the burst of colourful blossoms to fill our orchards and kick off a new growing season, we are actually extremely fortunate to have local fruits available to us year round…

A Taste of BC: Fresh, Market Bouillabaisse Recipe

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Nothing tastes better than fresh, local ingredients so I like to shop at the various local farms, orchards, and markets in Kelowna and area. At this time of year, a great one-stop shop is at the Kelowna Indoor Farmers Market. The Kelowna Outdoor Farmers Market opens April 1st. Several of the below items can be picked up at the Kelowna Farmers’ & Crafters' Market, Quality Greens Farm Market, and Codfathers Seafood Market. …