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Chile Relleno Hush Puppies

As an aficionado of fried foods, I’m always on the lookout for a new calorie bomb.

Hush puppies are a staple side dish in the Southern US, most often seen alongside catfish. Made of a savoury cornmeal batter fried until golden, the basic hush puppy is the perfect backdrop for added flavours.

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Pender Island Bistro

Pender Island’s newest eatery has been open at the Driftwood Village since early June, and has quickly become my favourite place for lunch and dinner.

Chef Gernot and his partner, front-of-house manager Amanda, have lived on the west coast for many years, and their offerings reflect their extensive knowledge of this corner of the world’s people and our palates.

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