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Come see us at this year’s Feast of Fields

13 September 2012

This Sunday, we’re excited to be participating in Feast of Fields at Alderlea Farm in the beautiful Cowichan Valley. This will be our second Feast and we’re counting down the days. We’ll be there with our traveling knife skills demonstration along with our instructors - chef Cosmo Meens and chef Dwane MacIsaac. Cosmo will be serving up soup on from the Hot and Cold Cafe, and Dwane will be making pizza from the onsite wood-fired brick oven.

A seriously smokin’ barbequing class

1 September 2012


This summer, we were excited to offer our first ever smoking and barbeque class. This was a new summer class for us and because of its success we quickly followed it up with a second one. Smoking and barbequing takes a certain kind of passion for seasonal cooking and culinary artistry combined with a just a touch of outdoorsy sportsmanship.

New SOMA Chocolate bars on the shelf

22 August 2012

Grown in Peru, made in Toronto. These new mini-bars are infused with Wild Cherries, Roasted Hazelnuts or Seville Orange Peel. 64% - $7.50 each

Wedding Cake Decorating - Saturday

17 August 2012

Aside from the gorgeous weather and all the fun, summery things that go along with warm days – trips to the lake and barbeques – there are also lots of great things happening downtown in Victoria and right here in the store this weekend.

No-Knead Bread

30 July 2012

It almost sounds too good to be true doesn’t it? One of the bigger trends in bread-making over the past few of years has been no-knead bread. I have friends who’ve tried it, family members who have raved about it and we’ve even written about it in past CC newsletters – but it wasn’t until this past week that I tried it for myself.