CHEF DEZ: Organize your kitchen properly and food prep won’t be so daunting

Think like a restaurant and you’ll perform like one

  • Dec 29, 2019

CHEF DEZ: A different take on New Year’s chips and dip

Baked salt and pepper pita chips with freshly made Greek tzatziki

  • Dec 22, 2019

Old Farm Market is new, and open, in Oak Bay

Store thrives on fresh produce and ready to serve hot dishes

Students coming up with signature VIU chocolate

Blind taste testing this week part of chocolate recipe competition

CHEF DEZ: Getting the most from your Christmas baking

Ice water and ingredient focus will make a difference

  • Dec 15, 2019

Victoria restaurant gets one-year extension after facing renoviction

Pluto’s Restaurant set to stay at its Cook Street location until March 2021

B.C. election called for Oct. 24
Individual actions key to suppressing COVID-19 again: Tam
Review of health early-warning system welcome, Tam says
Sticking to COVID-19 rules everywhere key to keeping schools safe: Tam

How to make panforte

Check out Italy’s medieval-era fruitcake with a peppery kick

  • Dec 13, 2019

California’s Paso Robles area offers wine-tasters variety

The wine-growing area around Paso Robles is nearly three times the size of Napa Valley

  • Dec 12, 2019

A very cheesy Christmas at Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

Annual family Christmas event, this year with raclette hot off the melting wheel

CHEF DEZ: Cranberries and sweet potatoes on your holiday table

Discussing a couple of essentials included in a classic holiday dinner

  • Dec 8, 2019

Vancouver Islanders converting front yards to food production

Front yard redevelopment transforming urban dwellers from consumers, to producers

Getting into the holiday spirits in a mindful way

Alcohol production demands various amounts of water, land and energy use, notes columnist

  • Dec 6, 2019

Options for pairing your beer with your favourite holiday fare

From saisons to bocks, many local craft beer choices pair well with seasonal meals

Victoria Beer Society releases dates for 2020 beer week

Nine-day festival features new brews, new events

Maritimes featuring the taste of the place

Food becoming bigger part of tourism industry in the Maritime provinces

PHOTOS: 11th annual Gingerbread Showcase comes to Victoria

Bakers spent more than 100 hours perfecting their creations

CHEF DEZ: Finding the love of cooking

Here are some ways to re-inject the joy in your meal prep experience

  • Dec 1, 2019

Eat. Stay. Play. in Cowichan this winter

Eat. Stay. Play. kicked off Friday, Nov. 1

  • Nov 30, 2019

First North Island Craft Beer Festival a huge success

Benefit event for the Community Foundation will officially return as an annual event, organizers say