Category Archives: Some of our Favourite Recipes

My not so secret, favourite Christmas recipe…

Last week I blogged about some of my favourite Christmas traditions -  gathering with a large group of friends and family to walk through the woods in search of the perfect Christmas tree; building a large beach side bonfire to watch the Carol … Continue reading

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Poached Pears for breakfast… or as a decadent dessert

It’s pear season and this is a regular item on our breakfast menu during the Fall and Winter seasons. We also serve this as a dessert when we’re entertaining or if we just feel like a special treat. We’ve had several requests from … Continue reading

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Walking Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – #3 – Foraging for Wild Mushrooms

It’s mushroom season on the Sunshine Coast. The few days of rain we had last week  have coaxed these delicacies of Nature to make their annual appearance. If you’re patient, and know what to look for, and where to look you will be … Continue reading

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The New Rules for Pairing Food and Wine

Are you stuck in a red-wine/white-wine rut? Do you ever wonder sometimes why your favourite wine doesn’t taste the same when you eat certain foods? Marnie Old, who writes for Fine Cooking magazine, provided a few ahaa… moments for me in her recent … Continue reading

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BRANana Bread

Do you have a sweet tooth? At times like this, when I’m in front of my computer with work to do, I love something sweet to go with my double latte. Lately, however, I’ve been a little more conscious of what … Continue reading

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Thanks to Sechelt Farmers Market for a great Spring-time Sunday dinner

Here’s another sign of Spring – the first day of the Sechelt Farmers Market. I’ve been watching the calendar for the past few weeks, anxiously waiting for this day to arrive.  I have a cold frame and if I can find … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread – good any day

I haven’t found any four leaf clovers today but that won’t stop me from celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day. My great-grandmother was a Cahill, and she emigrated with her family to Canada in the mid 1800′s. We’ve come a long way since then but I still … Continue reading

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Looking for an excuse to celebrate… Fat Tuesday

You don’t need to go to New Orleans to celebrate Fat Tuesday. While Mardi Gras (French for Fat Tuesday) is typically celebrated on the last day before the start of the ritual fasting season, you could save your celebration until … Continue reading

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Cheryl’s favourite breakfast at Coracle Cove

We first started serving this breakfast at our B&B over ten years ago and it’s still on the menu – it’s that good!   Cheryl McKinnon,  a well-known BC travel writer, has been a loyal supporter of Coracle Cove over the years and this … Continue reading

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