Recipes From Professional Chefs

10 Acres Bistro Ricotta Gnocchi w/ Sage Brown Butter & Butternut Squash

10 Acres Bistro Ricotta Gnocchi w/ Sage Brown Butter & Butternut Squash

Ricotta Gnocchi with Sage Brown Butter and Butternut Squash Purée From 10 Acres Bistro + Bar + Farm.
A 10 Acres Bistro Recipe. "In December we have sage and winter squash from the 10 Acres Farm!" A featured recipe in the July 2021 Victoria & Circle Tour Art Calendar.

10 Acres is named for the owners’ farm on the Saanich Peninsula. Taking “farm to table” to the next level, Chef Dwane works closely with farmer Andrew Rushmore who, along with his staff, grows a variety of vegetables, herbs, fruit in the orchard and raises many contented egg-laying hens, very happy pigs and rabbits.

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Just Jakes Chicken Taco Salad Recipe

Just Jakes Chicken Taco Salad Recipe

Chicken Taco Salad from Just Jakes
For this recipe we make large batches, but for a couple salads, I'd recommend just portioning to taste. A featured recipe in the September 2021 Victoria & Circle Tour Art Calendar.

Lance & Liz have been taking in talented young folks, teaching them how to cook, then sending them off to do great things for 20 years. They also compost, feed the brew mash to the pigs, and average 29 hugs/ day.

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Fernwood Inn Dark Chocolate Paté Cake

Fernwood Inn Dark Chocolate Paté Cake

Dark Chocolate Paté Cake from The Fernwood Inn
This cake is gluten-free. Bon Appetit! A featured recipe in the August 2021 Victoria & Circle Tour Art Calendar.

Mike Colwill and a close group of family & friends have poured love into the Inn since buying it in 2007. With Open Mic Thursdays, local art on the walls, and an eclectic neighbourhood, the Inn “is a true neighbourhood gathering place. Any given night we could be full of young families, college students, Belfry play goers and sports teams with everyone enjoying each other's company!”

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Grilled Summer Squash and Eggplant Recipe

Grilled Summer Squash and Eggplant Recipe

Grilled Summer Squash and Eggplant from Lohbrunner Community Farm Co-op. Over 40 varieties of certified organic produce in box programs, U-pick, and at markets! A featured recipe in the July 2021 Victoria & Circle Tour Art Calendar.

Farmed since the 1940s, this land was placed in a land trust by Norma Lohbrunner, to create a farm for the community. With an environmental studies background, Ariella’s been farming for 10 years; “I love feeding people, growing the food, spending time outside.” Sign up for the box program, try U-pick, connect at the Goldstream and Metchosin markets.

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Summer Fruit Pudding Recipe

Summer Fruit Pudding Recipe

Summer Fruit Pudding Recipe from Silver Rill Berry Farm
The Berry Farm with Great Taste! A featured recipe in the June 2021 Victoria & Circle Tour Art Calendar.

Camping in Africa brought home to Lyn & Don Bull how much they enjoyed daily activities that are outside, getting away from technology, and simple living. Add to that a love of growing things, and the creativity demanded by wine-making, and Silverside was a perfect fit.

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Finnish Blueberry Pie Recipe

Finnish Blueberry Pie Recipe

I grew up knowing this as “pie”, and that's what it's known as in Finland!
A featured recipe in the May 2021 Victoria & Circle Tour Art Calendar.

Besides being the pastry chef at Demitasse, Taryn gives classes at Cook Culture and community kitchens. It has made her passionate about food security and food skills. “Many people are anxious about doing something wrong. I want people to know they can figure it out, using what we have in BC.” 

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