Earlier this year, I posted about my first article in an American magazine, Fresh Cup Magazine, based in Portland. Today, I'm sharing my second article in that same magazine, an article on Silk Road Tea, a company from Victoria, B.C. that is well-known and well-loved by locals.
I love writing about tea—there's more to it than the beverage; there's the experience, the history, the culture, and traditions. This article allowed me to delve into the history of Victoria's Chinatown, the oldest in Canada. Much of my research on this topic was conducted with the help of a project affiliated with the University of Victoria called Victoria's Chinatown: A gateway to the past and present of Chinese Canadians.
A few months ago, I blogged about my experience editing my first cookbook, a collection of recipes from the kitchen of the Crest Hotel, in honour of its 50th anniversary.
The cookbook is now available! I haven't seen the printed copy yet, but thankfully, I won't need to travel to Prince Rupert to pick it up; the book can be ordered online.
If you're looking for unique recipes, this cookbook has much to offer budding chefs, especially when it comes to preparing fish and seafood. The book also features a great selection of appetizers and desserts, sure to bring out the Julia Child in you.
This cookbook was a treat (ha ha) to work on!
Jessica Woollard, freelance writer in beautiful Victoria, B.C.