Local Dish Category

Seaside Magazine Starfish

Posted On April 27, 2018By seasideIn Local Dish, Top Stories

2018 Kids to Watch

  Every year in March we celebrate our “Women to Watch” and in June our “Men to Watch.” We know how much readers enjoy meeting the movers and shakers in our community, and that it is meaningful for those individuals who are featured. This year, in our Kids issue, we wanted to meet some of the future women and men to watch – and asked readers for their nominations. Introducing the “Kids to Watch” of the Saanich Peninsula, each special in their own unique ways …   On Tyson Hosking’sRead More
by Jordan Caldwell, Training by Tara Brunet –  My earliest memories of cooking are rooted deeply in my grandparents’ kitchen. Enjoying a wonderful lunch was something for me to look forward to. To this day I can trace my love for cooking to these little moments, not knowing at the time that they would stick with me forever. Some of us may feel like our kids have become disconnected with the kitchen or the grocery store. So for this Mother’s Day, it would be a great idea to get yourRead More

Posted On March 29, 2018By seasideIn Local Dish, Regulars

Island Dish: Fresh Basil Pesto

by Laura Waters, Snowdon House Gourmet & Gifts –  As the days get longer, I start to spend more time in my garden, looking for signs that my perennials and bulbs are returning. I love this time of year when everything starts to wake up; I get such enjoyment in reaping the rewards of yesterday’s efforts. Through most of the winter I have been thumbing through seed catalogues and books, wondering what I will plant this year. What new varieties shall I try? Since November we have been hauling bucketsRead More

Posted On February 2, 2018By seasideIn Local Dish, Regulars

Island Dish: Wild Mushrooms on Toast

by Jordan Caldwell, Training by Tara Brunet –  Some may think that as a chef, you would eventually get tired of preparing food, simply because you’re constantly surrounded by it, but I often wake up thinking about food pairings or how many litres of milk there are in the fridge! Although it can occasionally be overwhelming, food is like music. There are always different trends and variations that create a lifelong passion. When we combine nature with simple ingredients, we open up a whole new world. Nothing is better thanRead More

Posted On December 29, 2017By seasideIn Local Dish, Regulars

Island Dish: Quinoa Quiche

by Laura Waters, Snowdon House Gourmet & Gifts –  Morning chores include the feeding of my chickens and the collection of the eggs. My feathery friends now number 48. After a nasty racoon and mink attack in the summer I lost 25 birds but, armed now with an electric fence to protect my girls, we are back in business. Twenty-five young birds were purchased and they are now laying eggs, with colours ranging from green, cream, spotted and dark brown. Dr. Seuss was right when he wrote Green Eggs and Ham.Read More