Whether they’re shucking oysters and rolling pasta just for you, pouring you a glass of local wine, or telling you about the best surf beach or hiking trail, or the cool new craft brewery in town, the chefs, mixologists and food artisans profiled in this cookbook have contributed to the heartfelt food traditions of a remarkable culinary destination.
Featuring more than 80 signature dishes, from classic salmon chowder to island-foraged chanterelle risotto, apple pie waffles to bannock ice cream sandwiches, this inspired collection boasts locally minded, soul-satisfying dishes that readers will want to make again and again.
10 Acres Bistro | 1909 Kitchen | Beach Fire Brewing and Nosh House | Blue Spruce Ice Cream | Boom + Batten | Bravocados | Brentwood Bay Resort | Brie & Barrel | The Butchart Gardens | Canoe Brewpub | The Courtney Room | French Press Coffee Roasters | Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa | Glo Restaurant + Lounge | Hardy Buoys Smoked Fish | Hattie’s Farm to Table | Heartwood Kitchen Food Outfitter | Il Falcone | Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa | La Stella Trattoria | Long Beach Lodge Resort | The Mahle House Restaurant | Melange | Ouest Artisan Patisserie | Oxeye | Picnic Charcuterie | Pluvio Restaurant + Rooms | Poets Cove Resort & Spa | Saltchuck Pie Company | Saltspring Kitchen Co. | Sea Breeze Lodge | Shelter Restaurant | SoBo | Swept Away Inn | Tidal Café | TopTable Victoria | Toque Catering | Twin City Brewing Company | Unsworth Restaurant | Wild Poppy Market / Old Town Bakery | Woodshed Provisions
“Get A Taste Of Vancouver Island With These 3 Recipes”
“I would highly encourage my fellow foodies to come for a visit to experience all that the Island has to offer. If you can’t make it out this way, however, cooking your way through this book is the next best option!”