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Cantonese ginger scallion crab on white plate on wood background

Cantonese Ginger Scallion Crab & A Little Chinese Canadian History

This Cantnese ginger scallion crab recipe is inspired by the crab I’d eat at Chinese association banquets with my grandmother every year.

how to cure green olives

My Experience Curing Green Olives (Hank Shaw Recipe)

This post was originally published on October 3, 2017 and was updated on January 2, 2021.  Learning how to cure green olives naturally was one of my first solo urban homesteading attempts. It was such

Foraged wild oysters, scallop, sea asparagus and seaweed found in BC, arranged on picnic table.

How to Check for Red Tide, Shellfish & Bivalve Closures in BC (2020)

Learning how to check for red tide and shellfish closures in BC is an essential part of harvesting shellfish safely. Every harvester must check for red tide and shellfish closures before they eat bivalve molluscs like oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops that they find in BC.

Yellow chanterelle mushroom harvest foraged in British Columbia - Homesteading Huntress

Guide to Start Wild Edible Mushroom Foraging in BC

This wild edible mushroom guide will help you start mushroom hunting. Learn how to find a mushroom spot, how to start foraging, popular edible mushroom identification guide, more mycology resources, how to cook wild mushrooms and essential health and safety tips.

wild beach peas in hand

Wild Beach Pea Foraging Guide

Wild food enthusiasts often disagree about whether these edible delicacies are actually edible at all. Bringing up beach peas can turn any mild mannered foraging conversation into a passionate debate.

4 shrimp russulas, 1 shrimp russula held in my hand

Identifying and Eating The Shrimp Russula Mushroom (Russula xerampelina)

A little about the Shrimp Russula, a common edible wild mushroom in BC & PNW. Identifying, foraging and eating this mushroom, plus mycology resources.

6 jars of fermented cucumber pickles made at home

How to Ferment Cucumber Pickles, FAQs and Tips

Learn to ferment cucumber pickles at home, the best salt brine % and how to DIY fermentation tools yourself. Plus cucumber pickling fermentation FAQs and tips.

fermenting homemade korean kimchi aging time

Fermenting Cabbage Kimchi Guide: Recipe, Tips, FAQ & Using Wild Oysters

Learn how to ferment cabbage kimchi with confidence with this guide, including tips, formula for salt-to-ingredient ratio, FAQs and recipe recommendation.

Porcini mushrooms (and a few other boletes) harvested in British Columbia - Homesteading Huntress

BC Mushroom Foraging Regulations (Updated 2020)

This guide covers British Columbia mushroom foraging regulations and was last updated in 2020. 

Kimchi Omelette With Cheddar, Leeks and Gochugaru

Combined with melty and crispy cheese, aromatic leeks, and a browned crust, this kimchi omelette is a crave-worthy option that is just as good for a luxurious weekend brunch as it is for an exhausted weeknight.