Pure sea salt from Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Sel artisanal fait sur Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Apple rhubarb pie

Apple rhubarb pie

Nothing like a summer apple rhubarb pie! INGREDIENTS FOR THE PIE CRUST: 2-1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon natural fleur de sel 3 tablespoons cold butter, cubed 1/4 cup of shortening 3-4 tablespoons ice water 1 egg, for brushing the crust Sugar to sprinkle FOR...

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Fisherman’s Mussels or Brasucade de Moules

Fisherman’s Mussels or Brasucade de Moules

So we don't often post a recipe that requires no salt but here it is...Philippe's favourite Brasucade de Moules. Nothing like French steamed mussels in cream and Pernod or Pastis sauce from the South of France. Adding the 200 year old liquor gives that irresistible...

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Millas – simple cake recipe from Southwest France

Millas – simple cake recipe from Southwest France

This beloved cake recipe is from the southwest part of France - it's sort of a custard type dessert loaded with flavour. We love adding nectarines but you can try with all sorts of fruits. And it's so easy to make! We hope you enjoy it. INGREDIENTS 4 large nectarines...

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Lamb shank

Lamb shank

Slow cooked lamb shank recipe. We're licking our chops! INGREDIENTS 4 lamb shanks Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 2 teaspoons chopped fresh chile 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon flour 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 clove garlic, finely...

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Potato Gratin…Gratin Dauphinois

Potato Gratin…Gratin Dauphinois

Hello friends! Just in time for the Easter holiday weekend, this recipe is sure to please in the comfort department! Nothing like Philippe's potato gratin or gratin Dauphinois. Stay safe. Eat well. Be well.     INGREDIENTS (serves 6 people; prep time 15...

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Comfort Food – Pizza

Comfort Food – Pizza

So here it is... a favourite of ours, and who doesn't love pizza! The dough recipe is from our dear friend, Brigitte. Many of you know her from her delectable pastry stand at the Salt Spring Saturday Market. Merci, Brigitte. She's the best pâtissière we know! Stay...

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