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Saanichton farm returns to mixed use

Taking on a challenge. A Saanich Peninsula farmer grows new crops to get back to some of the old ways of farming. Don Genova has that story on Food Matters.

 

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Fall food festivals

Finding food festivals is not that hard as Don Genova discovers. But which one is right for you? We find out more on Food Matters.

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Cooking with Avocados

A local cookbook author tells Don Genova that there's more to this leather-skinned fruit than guacamole.

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Don Genova's BBQ and cocktail suggestions

With the warm weather we've been experiencing on the coast this summer it's a good idea to avoid heating up the house with your oven. Food Matters columnist, Don Genova, shares great BBQ and cocktail recipes.

 

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A pop-up knife shop

Sharpening your knife skills. Don Genova meets a chef who gave up the kitchen to bring better knives to Canadians.

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Summer reading for the foodie

Flipping through his favourite foodie books. Today on Food Matters Don Genova's suggests a summer reading list suitable for the beach, deckchair or your kitchen

 

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The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food by Dan Barber

Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line by Michael Gibney

Angelica's Smile by Andrea Camilleri

Neil Flambe series by Kevin Sylvester

Inspector Brunelli series by Donna Leon

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Baking for Italy

Don Genova has the story of an Italian immigrant in Qualicum Beach who started a small business so she could visit her homeland.
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Wine, beer and mead at farmer's markets

Very soon we will be seeing mead, wine and beer products at B.C. farmer's markets. Don Genova tell us more on this edition of Food Matters
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The Foodie Film Festival

Firing up the film projector. Today on Food Matters Don Genova has a preview of the Victoria Foodie Film Festival.
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Keeping an ethical kitchen

The news about cows being abused in Chilliwack has people wondering who to trust when it comes to buying dairy products. Don Genova has some tips in making those choices on today's Food Matters.
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