Our Chef, Robin Jackson is sharing some excitement about great wild , fresh ingredients he gets to work...Read More
Getting ready to welcome our guests in our dining room on a calm, sunny beautiful evening in August.
The view from every table in our ocean front dining room on a summer...Read More
www.sookeslowfoodcycle.com Ride. Learn. Discover. Eat. And give fresh-air thanks for the season’s bounty. Community groups sharing a sustainable live/work/eat locally philosophy are banding together to present the first Sooke Slow Food Cycle (SSFC) on Thanksgiving Sunday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. Choose between two routes both beginning at the Sooke Harbour House: The 30km “Red Route” traces back roads in the farm belt west of Sooke and is intended for mid-level and advanced riders. The gentler,...Read More
Edible flowers are a lot of fun to experiment with. Yet little (and much contradictory) information exists about them. This list excludes all known poisonous and questionable flowers as well as most tropical flowers and some edible flowers with little culinary merit. Please note that this list pertains only to the edibility of the flower portion of the plant. Finally, never eat any plant or flower you cannot identify with certainty. Anise Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) Arugula (Erusca vesicaria) Basil (Ocimum...Read More
Monday August 8th , 2011 Cucumber and Sweet Basil Soup Served chilled, with an Albacore Tuna and sweet pepper salad and flower blossom oil Or Sooke Harbour House Salad Wild & cultivated herbs, lettuces , flowers and blossoms from our certified organic garden served with a Fruit Sage and honey vinaigrette Or Quadra Island Sea Angel Oysters on the Half Shell Served with an apple cider vinegar mignonette with seasonal edible flowers Grilled Lamb Loin Served with a mint-cilantro sauce, smoked ALM Farm...Read More