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Miso Maple Lingcod If you already have some on hand, or curious to try lingcod, why not try this delicious new recipe from our friend and chef Steve W. A mouthwatering combination of miso and maple syrup, the cooking method used is with lump charcoal on the BBQ, but Steve has also included broiling instructions … Continued

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Spot Prawn Surf and Turf

May 31, 2024

Spot Prawn Surf and Turf With both BBQ and spot prawn season underway, our friend Steve W., has brought the very best of surf and turf together, highlighting our delicious spot prawns! While this recipe calls for pork tenderloin, wrapped in bacon with spot prawns, don’t hesitate to get creative and substitute the red meat … Continued

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At Sea with 6 year old Rex Martinelli

May 22, 2024

Every year, we eagerly anticipate stories from sea by our fishing family Bruce and Pilar Martinelli featuring their 6 year old son Rex. Together they ventured out, off the coast of Vancouver Island in search of lingcod recently, and here in Pilar’s own words is a rare glimpse of what life is like with children … Continued

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Sablefish with Vegetable Pasta

May 16, 2024

Grilled Sablefish with Vegetable Pasta The perfect light meal on a warm and sunny day, this recipe is super simple and packed with nutritious vegetables. Our sincere thanks to friend Steve W. who has delivered yet another creative way to add sablefish into your recipe routine! If you have a fancy spiralizer kitchen gadget at … Continued

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Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict

May 2, 2024

Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict The team at Skipper Otto loves making salmon salad sandwiches with our canned smoked salmon, and now our friend and chef Steve W has come up with another creative way to add it to brunch! Starting with a traditional eggs Benedict style recipe, he has swapped out the bun for a … Continued

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Salmon with Chive Beurre Blanc, Wild Rice, and Steamed Broccoli There are so many ways to cook salmon, but pan-frying is a quick and easy way to enjoy it without too much fuss. Paired it with wild rice and broccoli and you have a brightly coloured meal with a great balance of nutrition and flavour. … Continued

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General Tso’s Rock-fish & Chips

April 11, 2024

General Tso’s Rock-fish & Chips At Skipper Otto, we are proud to offer a few of the Ocean Wise recommended species of Pacific Rockfish when it is available (for more on our sourcing strategy read this blog post!) So the very creative Steve W is back with another delicious recipe using our Yellowmouth rockfish. Taking … Continued

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Women-Led Businesses Changing the System!

April 4, 2024

(Photo credit: @melodieelated. Image: panelists at Restore event) I’ve been taking some time to reflect on what really stood out for me as I gathered with some 700 other impact businesses to reflect, share, restore, and then push ourselves and our purpose-driven businesses forward, at the recent Restore B Corp™ Champions Retreat in Vancouver, B.C in … Continued

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Pan Seared Wild Pacific Halibut with Fragrant Jasmine Rice

March 28, 2024

Pan Seared Wild Pacific Halibut with Fragrant Jasmine Rice With halibut season upon us, we thought we would share this deliciously fragrant recipe from our last cooking class at the Gourmet Warehouse. With many folks choosing to serve white fish over the Easter long weekend, this recipe would make a delicious and impressive centre piece … Continued

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Arctic Char with Truffle Polenta

March 15, 2024

Wild Arctic Char with Truffle Polenta Wild Arctic char is like nothing else – it’s rich and velvety with a melt-in-your mouth texture. Although a close relative to both salmon and trout, wild arctic char has a flavour uniquely its own- which the Inuit describe as tariumiutaluk. You can cook Arctic Char the same as … Continued

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