Located just east of Vancouver and just north of the US border, the Fraser Valley is a food-lovers' paradise. The region wholeheartedly embraces eating local, celebrating the bounty grown in its own backyard, and supporting the people behind it.
Author Angie Quaale is a Fraser Valley local and owner of Well Seasoned. Open this book and take a road trip with her, from Langley to Abbotsford to Chilliwack, with stops at Surrey, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, and Mission in between. Angie will guide you through the Fraser Valley sharing stories and anecdotes along the way, and help you really get to know the people behind the region's food and drink.
Not sure where to start? With hand-drawn maps, itineraries for day trips, and a guide to the Fraser Valley's seasons, Eating Local in the Fraser Valley gives you a taste of everything the region has to offer, and much, much more.
Even without planning a visit, you can celebrate eating local with the recipes featured in this book--many contributed by the producers themselves. There are more than 70 delicious recipes to choose from--from Slow-Braised Beef Short Ribs, Summer Niçoise Salad, Cheesy Beer Quick Bread, Lobster Mac and Cheese, and Leftover Turkey Tortilla Soup, to Strawberry Shortcake, Bird's Nest Cookies, Truffle-Stuffed Molten Chocolate Cakes, and Bumbleberry Pie--all made with fresh, Fraser Valley ingredients.
Fall in love with the farmers, families and foods of the Fraser Valley, and let them put you in touch with your love for local--wherever your local may be.
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The book features and celebrates ten years of competition BBQ and the best of BBQ Brian’s cooking tips, grilling tips, stories from travelling to events and of course, great recipes! The food is simple, easy to do and at the same time, inspire cooks to expand their horizons at the grill.
BBQ Brian shares in the book his story to become a Pitmaster and one of the top BBQ cooks in North America.