Foodie Facebook: Dana

Name: Dana

Place: Pentiction, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation: Chef/Owner Joy Road Catering

1. What is your earliest childhood food memory? I remember my mom would spread a sheet of brown paper over the table, sit my brother and me down, and give us each a pomegranate. We would amuse ourselves for a long time breaking them apart, eating them and squirting juice at each other.

2. What did you eat today? B) Korean Kimche soup with tofu; L) Goat Roti; D) Serano ham with olives and almonds, salad of beets, Roquefort and watercress.

3. What will your kids never be allowed to eat? Pre-made nasty plastic lunch snackables; unripe fruit from halfway around the world when we live in the Okanogan Valley.

4. What do you always have on hand in your fridge? Homemade pickles, salted butter

5. What is your beverage of choice? Campari and Orangina, Organic apple juice from Joie

6. If you could have dinner with anyone in the history of man, who would it be? Alice Waters

7. Ok, it’s your last meal ever, what do you have? Dim Sum Feast and really ripe Red Haven Peaches

About Aimee

Cooking has always been Aimée's preferred recreational activity, creative outlet, and source of relaxation. After nearly ten years in the professional cooking industry, she went from restaurant to RSS by trading her tongs and clogs for cookie cutters and a laptop, serving as editor here at Simple Bites. Her first book, Brown Eggs and Jam Jars - Family Recipes from the Kitchen of Simple Bites, was published in February 2015.

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  1. The new layout is great, Aimee. And so well-written as always.

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