Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Food Events Aug 26, 2011 Covert Organic Farm Holds Festival of the Tomato SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestCovert Organic Farm’s Annual Festival of the Tomato in Oliver, BC. All images: Claire SearMove over peaches, show me your tomatoes! Covert Organic Farm’s Annual Festival of the Tomato in Oliver, British Columbia, gave the humble tomato its moment in the sun. Heirlooms are all the rage, tomato water is again accompanying gourmet dishes, and Covert Farm’s Annual Festival honours the versatile fruit.A fun-filled family event, the festival included tomato tug of war, tomato slam dunk, tomato mini golf, corn maze, wine/beer tastings, food bbq, Tomato Iron Chef Competition and a wonderful line-up of live music. For home-cooks, 30 pounds of tomatoes were available for a bargain thirty dollars and sixty cents per pound for families willing to pick their own. Executive Chef Chris Remington of Penticton’s Hooded Merganser Restaurant pictured above with Shelly Covert was crowned Tomato Iron Chef and Burrowing Owl’s Executive Chef Chris Van Hooydonk was runner-up. Find the crowning recipe here.– Claire Sear ChefsFood FestivalsheirloomOkanaganOne Ingredienttomatoes SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Food News October 26, 2023 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale – November 24 & 25, 2023 For the ninth year in a row, Rancho Vignola is setting up its Vancouver Island Harvest Sale here at the Mary Winspear Center in Sidney. Many of you ... Read More Recipes July 3, 2023 May|June Cover Recipe : Polenta Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote and Lemon Mascarpone Cream A creative take on traditional strawberry ... Read More Recipes March 6, 2023 March April Cover Recipe : Lemony Leek Cod Cakes The unpretentious and delicious fish cake gets an upgrade with chunks of fresh cod, tangy lemon zest, and creamy, sautéed ... Read More Main course / Recipes / Salad November 1, 2022 Vietnamese Lemongrass Grilled Steak Salad All the flavours of southeast Asia are contained in this colourful, crunchy, and protein-rich ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — A Memory of Lemon Pudding Sweet Endings September ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — Chocolate Custard Cake Sweet Endings September ... Read More Comments are closed.