Author Archives: Bill Jones

About Bill Jones

Chef, Author and Forager

Artisan Coffee Pairing Menu

Arti­san Cof­fee Pair­ing Menu March 17. 2012 5:00 pm — 9:00 pm We will be work­ing with Drum­roaster Cof­fee to cre­ate a menu that show­cases the flavour and cre­ativ­ity of pre­mium cof­fee beans from a vari­ety of origins. Apps: Island Aged Farm­house cheese … Continue reading

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Cooking Class: Cultivated and Medicinal Mushrooms

Saturday, March 10th, 2o12 12 noon – 5:00 pm Cooking with Cultivated and Medicinal Mushrooms Mushrooms have been used as a tonic and medicine for centuries. China and Japan where the first to explore the effects of fungi on well-being … Continue reading

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Big Leaf Maple Syrup Dinner

February 11, 2012 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm In tribute to the local Big Leaf Maple Syrup Festival, Deerholme Farm will be presenting a special menu of treats based on the unique island treat. Although based on a sweet sap, … Continue reading

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Gift Certificates

Deer­holme Farm Gift Certificates: We offer gift cer­tifi­cates that can be spec­i­fied for an event or class or left flex­i­ble (ie. specified dollar amount) for the indi­vid­ual to put towards the event of their choice. The cer­tifi­cate can be quickly … Continue reading

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Deerholme Holiday Dinner – Sustainable Local Seafood

  Saturday Dec. 17, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Our last dinner of 2011 will feature a special selection of local sustainable seafood, served in our unique style of Cowichan Valley ingredients and global cooking styles. We think this will … Continue reading

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French Country Cooking – Wild Mushrooms

Saturday Nov. 19, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Join us for a feast inspired by the cooking of the French countryside. Rustic flavours, local ingredients and elegant compositions will showcase our local crop of wild mushrooms. We will be dipping … Continue reading

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Octo­ber 22, Wild Mush­room Dinner – Scandinavian Flavours

Octo­ber 22, Wild Mush­room Dinner Scan­di­na­vian Flavours Canapes: – Salmon Gravlox with pick­led chanterelles – Wild Mush­room Pate with Car­away bread   Wild Mush­room Salad with Cau­li­flower and Dill Swedish Pan­cakes with Dun­ge­ness Crab and mushrooms Veni­son braised in sour cream, apples … Continue reading

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November Mushroom Forage

Fall 2011 Wild Mush­room Work­shop and Forage: Sat­ur­day, November, 5th, 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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Wild Mushroom Forages

Fall 2011 Wild Mush­room Work­shop and Forage: Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 29th, 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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Pasture-raised Red Angus Beef and Mushroom Dinner

  Saturday, October 1, 2011 We are pleased to be working with our neighbours, Wind Horse Organics to offer a menu of their amazing pasture-raised  Red Angus Beef. Of course we have to add our love of wild mushrooms into … Continue reading

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