Jennifer Schell

Jason Leizart of The Salted Brick on Kelowna’s downtown Bernard Avenue.

Schell: North End to be hub of Kelowna’s foodie culture

The Urban Square Market project will feature an array of our finest growers, producers and artisans.

Jason Leizart of The Salted Brick on Kelowna’s downtown Bernard Avenue.

Schell: Simple apple a ‘food of the gods’

Winning recipe featuring Ambrosia apple from Marilyn Bergen of Cawston.

Schell: Fabulous cookbooks from 2013

I am quite familiar with cooking with duck, although I have never had the opportunity to “cook my own goose."

Schell: Cookbooks that inspire creativity

Numbers show that readers still prefer the hard copy of a cookbook…against the trend towards the digital book scene.

Schell: Renaissance of the humble cauliflower

Cauliflower has swept onto the main stage making a strong comeback on the veggie scene.

Schell: Best book on local cuisine in Canada

The Butcher, The Baker, The Wine and Cheese Maker—An Okanagan Cookbook, has won an award.

Holiday treats from Sandrine French Pastry &  Chocolate.

Schell: So many ways to treat guests, gift recipients and yourself

At Christmas time Sandrine French Pastry & Chocolate offers show-stopping desserts.

Holiday treats from Sandrine French Pastry &  Chocolate.

Schell: Happy chickens make the tastiest meals of all

I promise that you will not see more beautiful chicken than these girls.

Ambrosia apple grown in the Okanagan Valley.

Schell: Innovation for positive change

BC Ambrosia apples is hosting a recipe contest. Go to ambrosiaapplescontest.com for information.

Ambrosia apple grown in the Okanagan Valley.
Forbes Family Farm stand at the Kelowna Farmers’ Market. Steve and Gordon Forbes preserve the integrity of their organic foods.

Schell: Show your support for real food

Gathering support for March Against Monsanto, Oct. 12, in Kelowna.

Forbes Family Farm stand at the Kelowna Farmers’ Market. Steve and Gordon Forbes preserve the integrity of their organic foods.
Chef Trevor Mayhew takes a break at Little Straw Vineyards on the Westside.

Schell: Vine to table at Little Straw in West Kelowna

Cozy and quaint, the Barrel Top Restaurant offers a great menu focusing on local cuisine.

Chef Trevor Mayhew takes a break at Little Straw Vineyards on the Westside.
Advocates for bees

Schell: Be the catalyst to keep life-giving bees buzzing

Through tasting each frame of honey beekeepers can determine the different flavours and aromas imparted by a particular plant.

Advocates for bees

Schell: Wonderful places, produce and products to sample

An Affogato is scoop of hazelnut gelato topped with a steaming shot of espresso that causes the gelato to melt or drown.

Creative way to serve a fruit salad in an ice bowl.

Upcoming festivals will soothe our palates

Jennifer Schell learns of creative way to serve fruit salad in a flower-decorated ice bowl.

Creative way to serve a fruit salad in an ice bowl.

Schell: Head to Ok Falls this Friday

Party In The Park brings you great food and wine at Okanagan Falls.

Jon Crofts (left) of Codfather’s Seafood Market in Kelowna with Rob Clark

Schell: Spot Prawn Festival wraps this weekend

A perfect way to spend an Okanagan Sunday afternoon, sampling Okanagan wines paired with delicious B.C. spot prawns.

Jon Crofts (left) of Codfather’s Seafood Market in Kelowna with Rob Clark

Schell: Great local food and wine at WAM!

This year’s WAM! event at the Rotary Centre for the Arts adds the culinary arts and art of farming to their roster of Okanagan arts.

Schell: How finest local foods get to our tables

The Cookbook Speaker Series is a chance to meet the passionate local, sustainable food producers, farmers and chefs.

Oysters of every kind will be prepared every which way at Oliver/Osoyoos Oyster Festival April 17-21.

Schell: Get thee to Oliver and Osoyoos for Oyster Fest

The second annual Oliver/Osoyoos Oyster Festival will be held from April 17-21.

Oysters of every kind will be prepared every which way at Oliver/Osoyoos Oyster Festival April 17-21.
The patio at the Naramata Heritage Inn and Spa is a great place to relax and enjoy wonderful local cuisine and wines.

Schell: Naramata Heritage Inn gets attention from new owners

Built in 1908, the Naramata Heritage Inn and Spa has new owners.

The patio at the Naramata Heritage Inn and Spa is a great place to relax and enjoy wonderful local cuisine and wines.