Several years ago my wife and I, together with our friend Heidi, completed a circuit of the famous Bowron Lakes Canoe route (though we used kayaks). While we ate excellently overall, one supper was unforgettable not just for its taste but for its after effects. I commemorated the occasion with this pastiche of Robert W. Service’s famous “The Cremation of Sam McGee“.Continue reading
The supper menu from Saturday night’s paddle camping trip:
Granville Island pale ale, ice cold from a mini cooler.
Rotini, served with fresh cut vegetables and coins of Chorizo sausage, lightly sautéed in virgin olive oil. Topped with fresh grated Parmigiano Reggiano and toasted pinenuts.
Pure butter shortbread biscuits.
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Aunty’s sticky toffee steamed puddings.
All seasoned with fresh sea air, healthy exercise and fine company.