November 26, 2003
Water Buffalo Cheese
Water buffalo mozzarella is one of the finest soft cheeses in the world, always imported into Canada, but a Vancouver Island couple is finally taking the first steps toward making their water buffalo dairy a reality.
Darrel and Anthea Archer
3310 Jackson Road, Duncan, BC
Water Buffalo meat prices range from $6.99/lb. for rump roast to $12.00/lb for tenderloin. Ground meat is $3/lb. It is also available through Hills Foods in Vancouver. www.hillsfoods.com
November 19, 2003
Salt, something we take for granted nowadays, but in not-so-ancient history, salt was such a valuable commodity Roman soldiers used to be paid their wages in salt. Mark Kurlansky is 'worth his salt'. He wrote a whole book about one of the world's most common seasonings. Meet him this week on Food For Thought.
Mark Kurlansky is the author of Salt, A World History. It is published by Vintage Canada. ISBN 0-676-97535-6 There is a website for the book, www.saltbook.com , where you can find out much more about salt. Better take a glass of water with you!
November 12, 2003
Cornucopia in Whistler
Learn from the best, as Don reports back from Cornucopia, Whistler's annual food and wine festival. Don will have tips from celebrity chefs like John Ash of Fetzer Wines and Michael Smith, that 'tall guy' from Food Network Canada.
Michael Smith Recipe and Tips:
John Ash Recipes
November 5, 2003
Raw Food Rules? Meet Paul Nison, a raw vegetarian food chef and author of 4 books. He opened the world's largest raw food restaurant in New York City.
Paul Nison's website: www.rawlife.com
The Raw Health Cafe: 1849 West First Avenue, Vancouver
Ramona Josephson's website: www.ramonajosephson.com