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Upcoming foodie events on campus.

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Recipes from past events.

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UBC Blueberry Fest, 2018, July 18, 19, 20 at UBC Bookstore

MEET YOUR MAKER

Celebrating FairTrade Campus Week, food sustainability & ethical business practices.

Cooking demo + samples + recipes | noon to 1pm
with Chef Nick Mateus, Commissary Kitchen

Learn more about where your food and other goods come from.
Meet the people behind the food we serve on campus:

Ethical Bean Coffee
Milano Coffee Roaster
Hardbite Chips
Wendel’s Fine Foods
Yerba Mate
UBC Farm pop-up Market
Vancouver Farmers Market Direct

Other Organizations:
Engineers Without Border

DATE: September 26
TIME: 11:30am-1:30pm
LOCATION: UBC Bookstore Plaza

Event presented by UBC Food Services in partnership with UBC Bookstore, UBC Farm and UBC Conferences & Accommodation

UBC Blueberry Fest, 2018, July 18, 19, 20 at UBC Bookstore

BLUEBERRY FEST 

Made with love with bc blueberries
Featuring local + UBC Farm ingredients
Cooking demo + samples + recipes: noon to 1pm

July 18 | Executive Chef of Residence Dining, Chef Brad Vigue
July 19 | Residence Chef for Open Kitchen, Chef Chris Grosse
July 20 | Residence Sous Chef, Chef Luke Willingdon

Pancake breakfast with Ethical Bean Coffee
Baked goods—muffins, scones, tarts, cookies, cheesecake and more…
UBC Farm Salad
Bulk local blueberries
Samples, recipes and foodie skills at cooking demo

GREEN EVENT:
Bring your own plate or container and cutlery for the pancake breakfast and all your blueberry purchases.

DATE: July 18, 19, 20
TIME: 9am-1pm
LOCATION: UBC Bookstore Plaza

 

 

Event presented by UBC Food Services in partnership with Ethical Bean Coffee, UBC Bookstore, UBC Farm, BC Blueberries, Pedersen’s Event Rental and Phoenix Tents.

Neapolitan-style zucchini pizza from Mercante at UBC.

SUMMER SIZZLER

Celebrate the first UBC Farm Pop Up Market of the season!
Fresh Ideas for Foodies. Local + UBC Farm ingredients.
Chef Demo: Meet Residence Chef, Hunter Moyes, from Feast@Totem.

Join us at UBC Bookstore Plaza for samples, recipes and some foodie skills. Remember to bring your own bag for your fresh ingredients from UBC Farm.

DATE: June 6
TIME: 12-1pm
LOCATION: UBC Bookstore Plaza

The event has ended.

RECIPES

Pesto Pasta

Remember that vegan and nut-free pesto we made? You can use it to make this super quick and easy pesto pasta. Get your meal-prep on and make a batch to have on hand for lunch or dinner! INGREDIENTS: Pesto 1 Cup whole wheat penne pasta 1/2 Cup smoked tofu 1/2 Cup...

Vegan Pesto (Nut-free)

Did you know you can make your own pesto at home with just a few ingredients and a food processor? It's perfect for pasta, sandwich, pizza, breadsticks and more! Try making a batch to use throughout the week or pop it in the freezer for later. INGREDIENTS: 2 Cups...

Blueberry Breakfast Cookies

In a rush at breakfast time? Try making these easy blueberry breakfast cookies on the weekend and have breakfast plans sorted for the whole week! These cookies are awesome because they can meet any dietary preferences; vegan (substitute honey to maple syrup),...

Congee

Looking for a warming and filling breakfast? Congee is super easy to make and very budget friendly! Try making a batch to eat throughout the week and top with whatever ingredients you like. Here, we used smoked tofu and scrambled eggs as toppings. INGREDIENTS: 1/2 Cup...

Avocado Toast

Channel some serious cafe vibes without spending $15 on a piece of toast 🥑 Remember that poached egg we made? Yes, the one with all the yolk! Use those new kitchen skills and make your own insta-worthy avocado toast (and save some money). INGREDIENTS: 1 Avocado 2...

Poached Eggs

There's not much better than some runny yolk. Believe it or not, but you can get in on the action and make your own runny poached eggs at home. The best part is it's riduculously easy and so quick to make! INGREDIENTS: 2 eggs 1 tbsp vinegar water METHOD: Bring a pot...