Written By Cynthia Annett-Hynes Edibles / Food Events Apr 19, 2011 It was Winterlicious SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestPictured: top left: Frank O’Brien of SunTrio farmRight: the Sea Bluff Farm bill of fareBottom left: Squashes from Sea Bluff Farm and Cherry wood-smoked rock salt from Vancouver Island salt Co.Bottom right: Preparing chestnuts for roasting at the Ottavio Italian Bakery & Delicatessen tableThe day began appropriately with snow. Appropriate, because today the first ever Victoria Winter Market was held downtown in Market Square. A handful of hardy vendors set-up on the lower level in the square and brave but chilled shoppers were rewarded with fresh produce, hot roasted Italian chestnuts served in paper cones, local meats, hot apple cider, a display of local salts and more. Is there any lingering doubt that a year ‘round, indoor public market is needed in Victoria?WHO: The Victoria Downtown Public Market SocietyWHAT: Winter Farmer’s MarketWHEN: 11-3pm, SaturdayNov 20Dec 18Jan 15Feb 19March 19WHERE: Market Square, Inner Courtyard WebsitemarketsPublic MarketWinter Market SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Cynthia Annett-Hynes ... Read More You may also like Food / Recipes October 25, 2021 Sopa Paella Try the iconic Valencian dish as a hearty fall soup brimming with seafood and chorizo. We were going through a heat wave in Victoria when I ... Read More Food / Recipes October 25, 2021 It’s a Pancake Day! That crisp edge in the fall air stirs up a craving for comfort that sometimes only a stack of hot pancakes can deliver. So get your cast-iron pan ... Read More Breads / Food / How to Cook / Recipes July 13, 2021 Rosemary and Feta Potato Loaf A delicious homemade bread is always a welcome treat that can really set the mood for a good day. This is an approachable recipe to bring to holiday ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News January 28, 2021 CITY EATS February | March 2021 If you haven’t yet taken advantage of Victoria’s free local delivery program, Downtown Delivers, you have until February 15 to try it ... Read More Food News / Pantry / Review January 28, 2021 Some Like It Hot — A Hot Sauce Tasting Party A Hot Sauce Tasting Party Gillie Easdon gathered 15 local, house-made hot sauces and four brave souls to taste-test them. It was a mid-October, late ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News December 7, 2020 EAT’s 2020 Gift Guide EAT’s 2020 Gift Guide. Not just for the holidays! Bolen Books Flavor by Yotam Ottolenghi ($45.00) Cat’s Meow Trivet ($6.95) Book Seat ... Read More Comments are closed.