Fall 2022 marks the 10th Season of COOKIN ON THE COAST with a fresh look and new Chef. Taking the lead in the kitchen is Red Seal Chef Heidi Fink.
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.
Or watch full episodes of the newest season below:
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.