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Market Update: Feast of Farms

Don’t miss your Favourite Farm Girl this Sunday (Sept. 24) at the Victoria Public Market, 1701 Douglas St., from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Meet some of your favourite local farmers and lots of very talented artisans. 10 more words

G is for Granola and a Great Back to School Treat

When trying to decide what should be the first recipe to try in this blog I wanted it to be something that I hadn’t tried to make before as well be something that is nutritious. 366 more words


Black currants more than ever.

On Friday and Saturday we were picking black currants. The bushes were really full of berries. We have now in a freezer about 20 litres for the winter, and the bushes have still more, maybe for tomorrow. 16 more words


Fruit olive oil sponge cake

It seems to be the most fantastic sponge cake I have ever tried. Have already made it twice! It is moist due to the olive oil and a layer of baked juicy apples and berries. 385 more words


Recipe Pin: Crème de Cassis (Black Currant Liqueur)

I recently went berry picking at our favorite local farm.  Not only did I come home with the most delicious blueberries and raspberries, but I also found myself with a pound of black currants. 412 more words

A currant affair

It’s taken more than 30 years to make my first summer pudding.

I first tasted this classic British dessert at a Mississauga dinner party. Though the ingredient list is absurdly simple — a bucket of currants and other summer berries, sugar and sliced white bread — the result is an impressive red mound oozing rich, dark deliciousness. 862 more words

In Season

Berry Pulp

What do you do with the seedy pulp left over from straining berries when making sorbetti?

I’ve been busy the last few weeks stockpiling… 261 more words