Author Archives: Bill Jones

About Bill Jones

Chef, Author and Forager

Island Icons Pinot Noir Tastings and Dinner – June 24th

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A Musical Feast at Blue Grouse Vineyards

A Musical Feast at Blue Grouse Location: Blue Grouse Estate Winery 2182 Lakeside Road, Duncan British Columbia, V9L 6M3   Date: Postponed until further notice Info: www.musicalfeasts.com info@musicalfeasts.com We have decided to postpone our event for 2017. We have had … Continue reading

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Deerholme Vegetable Cookbook

Touchwood Editions (fall 2015)

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Sunday Wild Mushroom Workshop Nov. 2

Just added: Wild Mushroom Foraging Workshop Sunday Nov. 2 11 am – 4 pm (remember the time change!) Learn to identify and forage for wild mushrooms. Join author and mycologist Bill Jones on a journey into the world of fungi. … Continue reading

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Mushroom Dinner – Pine Mushroom Extravaganza

Join us on November 8th for a dinner showcasing local pine mushrooms and a global world of flavours Pine Mushroom and Venison Piroshki Okonomiyaki (Japanese pine mushroom and cabbage pancakes) Plates: Korean steamed bread with beef, pine mushrooms and kim … Continue reading

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Mushroom Dinner – Piedmonte Region of Italy

Join us on October 18th for a dinner showcasing local wild mushrooms and the foods of the Piedmonte Region of Northern Italy. Vegetarian Version of this menu is available Pizza con funghi (grilled white pizza with porcini, truffle sauce and … Continue reading

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Mushroom Dinner – Savoie Region of France

Saturday September 20th – 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Join us on September 20th for a dinner showcasing local wild mushrooms and the foods of the French Alps Savoie Epogne aux Champignons (flatbread with creamed mushrooms and garlic) Matafan aux … Continue reading

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Cooking Class – Japanese Farmhouse Cooking

Saturday, August 16th 12 noon – 4:00 pm This class will explore the flavours and techniques of rustic country-style cooking in Japan. Bill Jones is an expert in blending Asian flavours and local ingredients and is the author of New … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Dinner – From a Japanese Garden

  Japanese Vegetarian Dinner Saturday, August 23 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm First Course: Tsukemono – Fragrant Japanese pickles – Grilled eggplant with ginger glaze – Cucumber with seaweed, chilies and herbs – Smoked Carrot and Sesame Plates: Warm tomato … Continue reading

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Dinner: A Carnivore’s Dream

July 5th – A Carnivore’s Dream (Island Meat) 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm We like to BBQ around here and each July we create a menu that celebrates the marriage of meat and smoke.This dinner will feature a tasting of … Continue reading

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