Archive for the ‘Food for Thought’ Category

Bannock: Everything You Need to Know

March 12, 2009

Bannock is an old English word of Celtic origin and may have been the first word used to describe bread. Many native cultures of North America have also incorporated bannock, or frybread as it is also called, into their cuisine. Bannock is a yeast-less bread that we cook every night in our convection ovens. It is a very simple recipe… read more »

What’s Cooking in Basecamp and On Trail?

March 12, 2009

By Kate Kerrick Although we are on islands, far from convenient stores and large shopping centers, we still receive a great deal of fresh food and so our meals are always extremely delicious, varied, and well balanced. It is all made from scratch – no mixes, no pre-made frozen meals. Some of my favorites are the ginger and carrot soup,… read more »

Who’s Cooking in Basecamp?

March 12, 2009

By: Kate Kerrick We are very lucky here at Northwaters and Langskib (NWL) to have three great chefs in our community. Robin Young works at our Northwaters Basecamp while Lynne Brach and Elizabeth (or 2D, as we call her) work at our Langskib Island basecamp. Our Northwaters cook, Robin Young, grew up in Toronto. Her father inspired in her an… read more »