Author Archives: Bill Jones

About Bill Jones

Chef, Author and Forager

Cooking Class – Terrines and Pates

Master Class: Terrines and Pates Saturday, Nov. 17 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm Meat sourcing and butchery Chicken Liver and Caramelized Apple Pate Wild Mushroom and Pork Terrine Asian-flavoured Fish and Miso Terrine This is a hands-on class that includes … Continue reading

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Wild Mushroom forage

Mushroom Foraging Class with Bill Jones Saturday October 27, 2012 11:00 am — 4:00 pm The course is a fun day explor­ing the wild mush­rooms of the Cowichan Val­ley. We start with an infor­ma­tive talk in our farm class­room and then … Continue reading

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Dinner: Christmas at Deerholme Farm

Every year we put on a special dinner at the farm to treat our customers and friends and contribute something to the local food bank. We try to work a few traditional English specialties into the mix as a tribute … Continue reading

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Mushroom Forage

Mushroom Foraging Class with Bill Jones Saturday October 20, 2012 11:00 am — 4:00 pm The course is a fun day explor­ing the wild mush­rooms of the Cowichan Val­ley. We start with an infor­ma­tive talk in our farm class­room and then … Continue reading

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Mushroom Forage

Mushroom Foraging Class with Bill Jones Saturday October 6, 2012 11:00 am — 4:00 pm The course is a fun day explor­ing the wild mush­rooms of the Cowichan Val­ley. We start with an infor­ma­tive talk in our farm class­room and then … Continue reading

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Mushroom Forage

Mush­room For­ag­ing Class with Bill Jones Sat­ur­day November 10, 2012 11:00 am — 4:00 pm The course is a fun day explor­ing the wild mush­rooms of the Cowichan Val­ley. We start with an infor­ma­tive talk in our farm class­room and then head out … Continue reading

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Cooking Class: Tomatoes

Master Class: Tomato – The Apple of Love Saturday, September 22 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm Heirloom Tomato Varieties Dehydrating and Preserving Tomatoes Roasted Tomato stuffed with Buffalo Mozzarella and New Garlic Porcini, Tomato and Olives with grilled bread (fatoush) … Continue reading

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Wild Mushroom Dinner – Asian Mushroom Feast

Saturday November 3rd 5:00 pm -9:00 pm Includes: a wild mushroom show and tell Canapés: Wild mushroom and spot prawn pate on green onion pancakes Crispy Vietnamese spring rolls with pork and mushrooms Plates: Thai-style steamed halibut collars and pine … Continue reading

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Wild Mushroom Dinner – Italian Classics Revisited

Saturday October 13th 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm includes: Local wild Mushroom Show and Tell Antipasto Mushroom Gratinate – grilled bread with sauté mushrooms, garlic and parmesan cheese Pickled Mushrooms with artisan cured meats, quince mostarda Mains Porcini and Polenta … Continue reading

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Wild Mushroom Dinner – French Classics Revisited

Saturday September 29th (5:00 pm Start) Wild mushroom season is launched with a menu of our favourite dishes from France, mixed with the wonderful products from the Cowichan Valley. This dinner should be a celebration of fall and a tribute … Continue reading

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