Category : Tasting Events

Tastings for Variety Trials: Carrot Tasting Highlight

Tastings for Variety Trials: Carrot Tasting Highlight

Tasting evaluations are an important part of variety trials. High yielding carrot varieties with great pest resistance are valuable to farmers yet less valuable if they won’t sell well due to poor taste. Taste can be very subjective and everyone has their own opinion on what tastes good. However, when

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Carrot Appetizer Recipe

Carrot Appetizer Recipe

Canape of Sweet & Spicy Carrot Red Lentil Hummus with Ginger & Carrot Slaw on a Cucumber Slice Yield: 60 Canapes Carrot Red Lentil Hummus Ingredients 200g Red Lentil 5g Garlic Pinch of Salt 170g Raw Carrot (weight before peeling), medium dice 0.5 tbsp Spicy Crushed Chilies 0.5 tsp Honey

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Beet Bite Recipe

Beet Bite Recipe

Beet Bite: Canape of Citrus Herbed Chevre and Pickled Golden Beets served on a Cucumber Slice with a Julienne Chioggia Garnish Recipe created by Carla Hick Yield: ~50 Servings, Prep Time 1 hour, Pickling Time: Overnight Ingredients 230g Golden Beets (1.5 Cups Chopped) 1Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar Pinch of Salt 3 Long

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Chocolate Beet Cake Recipe

Chocolate Beet Cake Recipe

Chocolate Beet Cake  Yield:  80 sample pieces/ 8 Large pieces of cake Ingredients 4 medium beets, trimmed, peeled, and cut into 2-inch chunks 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda Salt 2 large eggs 3/4 cup warm water 1/4

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Seeds of Knowledge Event was a Hit!

Seeds of Knowledge Event was a Hit!

On July 21st, 2018 FarmFolk CityFolk and the BC Seed Trials co-hosted Seeds of Knowledge – Beet Tasting and Research Showcase with The UBC Farm – Centre for Sustainable Food Systems. The event was very successful and busy. The tasting portion was inspired by the Beet Variety Trials.  Our tasting

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