The London Chef, Victoria, BC’s culinary classroom, was filled with the aromatic smell of exotic spices, thanks to Chef Heidi Fink and Rancho Vignola partnering to host a Moroccan-themed cooking class on February 16th. Twelve enthusiastic students embarked on a culinary adventure on a rainy Sunday night, taking them to the bazaars of Morocco and back.
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Having guest chefs in the Rancho Kitchen is only getting more exciting for our team at Rancho Vignola… the refreshing energy and enthusiasm that our guests bring is so inspiring! The feature guest in our latest video is Antje Schirwinsky of Crush Bistro in Vernon, BC. With their elegant and original menu, wonderfully paired with wines of the… Read more »
We are programmed throughout our lives to think that three meals a day is the norm and we don’t need any more or less than that. But realistically, many of us like to snack between meals, or sometimes snack INSTEAD of meals. We shouldn’t shame ourselves for such actions, we are actually doing our body… Read more »
VIN-YO-LA is not only the surname of Richard and Sue Vignola, it is also a city in the province of Modena, Italy. So inviting an Italian chef up to La Cucina Rancho (the Rancho Kitchen) seemed like a great way to celebrate some Italian heritage. We invited Ricardo and Sue of Ricardo’s Mediterranean Kitchen to spend… Read more »
Well, now most folks will have their beautiful cashews at their fingertips! Maybe you want to impress some vegetarian friends? Or you are a vegetarian who didn’t know these precious little nuts are so versatile! A good gravy can come in many forms, but the beauty of cashew gravy is that it is a flavour… Read more »
I am always a little jealous of people who have a great pantry. For me, it is such a selling point in a house. No pantry? No way! I have mostly been forced to make do with pantries in the houses I have lived in and have yet to have the opportunity to design my… Read more »
Last week my mom invited me over for a walk. I arrived at her house to the pleasant aroma of freshly-baked, homemade granola! Oh, what a smell! Ginger, cinnamon and maple syrup wafted warmly from the kitchen like nothing I have ever smelled before. The recipe had its humble beginnings in Alive magazine. But the… Read more »