Authentic Indian Cuisine

April 9, 2018

The London Chef

Basic Taco Party

April 12, 2018

Helmut Huber Teaching Cafeteria, Interurban Campus

Fresh Recipes. Fantastic Food. Finest Instruction.

Cooking Classes

Chef Heidi’s cooking students will go home with the confidence, skills and enthusiasm they need to cook delicious food like a pro.

Chinatown Culinary Tours

A food-focused overview of the ways and means through Chinatown’s shops, each walking tour will be a mine of information for beginners and foodies alike.

Lip Smacking Blog

Heidi’s award-winning blog will inspire you in the kitchen, bringing excitement to everyday cooking and eating well.

About Chef
Heidi Fink

Heidi Fink, a Red Seal Chef and an award-winning cooking instructor, has been teaching cooking classes in Victoria, BC since 1999. Her approachable teaching style, clear instruction, and easy-to-follow gourmet recipes have earned her a loyal following on Vancouver Island. All the recipes in Heidiès cooking classes are mae with the freshest food and most authentic ingredients.

Lip Smacking Blog

Food Writing

When I am not busy in the kitchen or classroom, you can find me at my computer, reading and writing about food. My food articles convey my passion for food and cooking. They celebrate the thrill of chasing down an exciting new ingredient, the joy of a lovingly shared recipe, or the simple pleasure of good eating. May you find many cooking tips, recipes of interest, and hours of reading enjoyment in the following articles.

Heidi’s Picks

Feature Resource: FALL

Michell's Farm

Michell's Farm is a sixth-generation family-owned and -operated farm located on the Saanich Peninusla for over 150 years. They grow over 50 varieties of fruits and vegetables as well as pasture raised beef. They also carry many locally made products including baked goods, honey, vinegars, dairy, and much more.

Visit the Michell Farm website for more information ›

Feature Ingredient: FALL

Winter Squash

The season for delicious winter squash is here! Delicious in soups, stews, roasted vegetables, and baked goods, winter squash is a versatile kitchen work horse for this time of year. Make the most of it while you can. I have many recipes, tips, and techniques for winter squash on my blog.

Find out which winter squash varieties are best for eating. ›

Feature Event: FALL

Art of the Cocktail

The cocktail event of the year! Sample delicious appetizers from some of the region's most innovative chefs, while sipping cocktails made from both small and large distillers. Unique flavours, masterclasses, guided tastings, and much more on offer on Saturday, October 14th at the Crystal Gardens.

More info and tickets here ›


Digital Kitchen/BBQ Thermometer with Magnet and Clock Timer

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Asian Ingredients: A Guide

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bench scraper

Bench and baking scraper, set of three

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