Chef Heidi offers a down-to-earth teaching style and handy cooking tips to ensure viewers come away with the confidence and enthusiasm they need to cook delicious food at home.
Between preparations we hit the road for a behind the scenes look at food producers on Vancouver Island. Cookin’ on the Coast wraps up with a beverage pairing that may surprise you. Craft brews, local wines or crazy cocktails are presented to compliment the cuisine of the day. Presented by Country Grocer.
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Wild Green Spanakopita with Tzatziki
S11E12. Greek and West coast inspired, this vegetarian Wild Green Spanakopita with Tzatziki is fillo'd with flavour. Then Chef goes gluten free when she visits Bake my Day in Duncan.
When in doubt - air fry teriyaki salmon
S11E11. Japanese inspired, this quick and delicious air fryer teriyaki salmon will leave you with no doubt on what to cook for your next family meal. Then chef Heidi visits Moonshine Mamas on Salt Spring Island to get the down low on delicious Elixers.
A Fiesta of flavours, Beef Birria Tacos
S11E10. Mexican inspired and gluten free, these beef birria tacos and smoky green salsa, made by Chef Heidi and special guest Israel Alvarez, will have your taste buds salsa dancing. Then, chef tries her chops at smoking when she visits Jones BBQ.
Can't believe it's Kale Caesar Salad
S11E09. Chef Heidi's famous Mediterranean inspired 'can't believe it's kale' caesar salad will give this healthy vegetable a whole new place on your plate. Plus, we say yes to Yeshi Dressings as we explore their factory in Coble Hill.
Bring On The Flavour Spanish Tortilla
S11E08. Spanish inspired, this vegetarian potato tortilla with roasted red pepper Romesco sauce is as beautiful as it is tasty. Plus, we visit Salt Spring Kitchen to savour sweet preserves and funky flavourful hot sauces.
Falafel, Spice and Everything Nice
S11E07. Middle Eastern inspired vegetarian Falafel pita with tahini sauce, fresh veggies, and pickled onions make for a meal you won't want to miss. And from pita - to Portofino - Chef Heidi visits an artisan baker who puts the environment first.
Sensational Southwest Chili and Cornbread
S11E06. Vegetarian, flavourful and fantastic - Chef Heidi's famous Southwest inspired Three Sisters Chili with double corn bread is comfort food that will have you going back for seconds. Plus, we head out to Salt Spring Island to learn all about Salt Spring Bagels. October 14, 2023.
Around the World Celebration-Inspired Appies
S11E05. Invite your family and friends! Chef Heidi and olive oil sommelier Emily Lycopolus are creating a globally inspired finger food feast, including wasabi deviled eggs, and feta stuffed mushroom caps. Then, Chef heads out to Vumami Foods to learn about all their Umami Bomb chili oils. October 7, 2023.
Feed em' Fast with pantry staples
S11E03. No time? No problem! Learn how to feed em' fast with pantry staples that create a delicious meal on the double, including a weeknight coconut curry sauce you won't want to miss. Then Chef Heidi gets out to try Sookjai Thai. September 23, 2023.
Kickin' Kung Pao Noodles
S11E04. These flexitarian friendly Kickin' Kung Pao Noodles will have your taste buds doing a roundhouse. Then, Chef Heidi gets a lesson on kitchen tools and culinary whimsy at Whisk Victoria. September 30, 2023.
Fish Fusion, miso-butter baked halibut
S11E02. Fusion inspired local fish cooked two different ways - what's not to love about this miso-butter baked halibut? Plus - Chef Heidi hits the road to learn about the Mustard Seed's Food Program which helps feed those in need. September 16th, 2023.
New Deli Superstacked Sandwiches
Stacked high, Chef Heidi makes the ultimate sandwich in two versions, meat and plant based. Then gives us a tour of her Camosun College student run food truck.
West Coast Eggs Benedict with Smoked Salmon
Chef Heidi demonstrates how to make West Coast Eggs Benny to perfection. Chef visits a local small batch, plant based dip maker at Justo's Dips.
Thai Green Curry Soup
Chef Heidi demonstrates how to make Thai Green Curry the traditional way and takes it up a notch, Chef then takes us on a shopping and dining tour of Chinatown.
Marinated Tri Tip Steak & Chimichurri Sauce
Chef Heidi makes blistered cherry tomatoes and Chimichurri sauce to accompany her special mouth watering steak. Then she heads to Gobind Farms famous for their island berries.
Tahini Swirl Brownies & Cookies
Chef Heidi bakes up a swirl of Tahini brownies and decadent cookies. Then she sees how vanilla extract is made at Vanillablossom Flavors
Warming Winter Soup & Black Bean Brownies
Chef Heidi shows us why there's nothing better on a cold day than her warming winter soup with a to die for gluten free brownie, then continues the search for the ultimate soup at Soupa Cafe
Chicken Thigh Sheet Pan Dinner
Chef Heidi shares one of her family favourite, comfort food meals. Then she indulges in the ultimate fresh delicious treat from Empire Donuts.
Moroccan Spiced Squash & Chickpea Tagine
Exotic spices, winter squash and chickpeas are used in Chef Heidi’s flavorful Moroccan dish. Chef also gets a close-up look at making Ruby’s Pakoras.
Tandoori Marinate Chicken
Chef Heidi makes this world famous Indian dish from scratch with homemade naan, then takes us to a garlic harvest at Gobind Farms.
Lemongrass Coconut Soup
Chef Heidi shows viewers how to use fresh lemongrass to create a savory soup with shrimp, then Chef learns how to better take care of our skin with Feisty Furdy Skin Care.
Homemade Italian Meatballs
Chef Heidi shares her secret recipe for homemade Italian meatballs with Kaslo sourdough pasta– then Chef Heidi explores C&C Growers to see where home gardeners can get their start.
Celebration Side Dishes
Chef Heidi creates her favorite sides for special occasions including garlic butter brussel sprouts then gets a taste of fresh local produce at Michell Farms.