Heidi Fink's Published Food Articles
Lard Times, Jan/Feb 2010 (PDF, 644
I can't get enough of that heart-healthy homemade lard. (I'm serious.)
A Cook’s Guide to Victoria’s
Chinatown, Jan/Feb 2008 (PDF, 8 MB)
In honour of our Chinatown’s 150 years, I offer up my extensive knowledge of Asian ingredients.
Heidi’s Holiday Survival Guide, Nov/Dec 2006 (PDF)
Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the Christmas debacle.
The Heritage Fund, July/Aug 2006 (PDF,
Delving into family heritage for recipe gems and fond memories.
Breathing New Life into Pasta, March/April
2006 (PDF, 564 KB)
Yes, I give your Wednesday night dinner a make-over, face-lift, and tummy-tuck.
Soup without Recipes, Jan/Feb 2006 (PDF,
Almost like a written cooking class, this article will have you cooking vegetarian soup like a pro.
My Summer Obsession with Fruit, July/Aug 2005 (PDF)
Wherein I give rein to my inner fruit-frenzied child… and yours, too.
Heidi Fink’s Merry Cookie-Making, Nov/Dec
2004 (PDF, 544 KB)
A collection of my family’s best and worst.
A Soup with a Thousand Faces, Sept/Oct
2004 (PDF, 900 KB)
The search for authentic borscht. My summer of urgent research pays off – or does it?
Polenta on the Board, May/June 2004 (PDF,
How Italians play with their food.
How to Curry Flavour, Jan/Feb 2004 (PDF,
My passion for Indian flavours gets a published outlet.
Learning to Love Fruitcake, Nov/Dec 2003 (PDF,
I make converts out of even the most determined fruitcake haters.
True Preservation, Sept/Oct 2003 (PDF,
Preserving the harvest.
Cooking with Tea, July/Aug 2003 (PDF,
Is cooking with tea a passing fad, or here to stay? Find answers, details and how-tos in this fascinating read.
The Beauty of Lard, May/June 2003 (PDF,
Lard makes the best pie crust, but can I find chemical free lard in Victoria? The hunt is on!
Recent Blog Posts
We needed a treat for race day. The rhubarb in my fridge has been calling to me lately, anyway. It’s been telling me that I should make Rhubarb Custard Bars, but I was feeling more pie-ish today. (Pies are my favourite dessert.) Also, I found a bag of 2010-picked strawberries in the back of my freezer (oo-oops!),
Chicken Parmesan on a bed of Roasted Cauliflower (Gluten-Free)
For the last two months, my oldest son has been on what we jokingly refer to as the ‘no-ingredient diet’. In a quest to find the origin of his eczema, we have been avoiding all dairy, gluten, soy, corn, peanuts, eggs, refined sugar, refined oil… ad bore-eum… The good news: his eczema is gone. The
Easter Treats for Small Hands: Monkey Bread and Bird’s Nest Cookies
I’ve finally recovered from my week in the kitchen with 37 kids over Spring Break. We had so much fun! I’m stopping now, because I had you at 37 kids, didn’t I? Yes, but they were spaced over two camps (younger kids in the mornings, older ones in the afternoon), not 37 kids all at