What’s Good This Week(end) June 2 Edition

What To Do In And Around Vancouver This week has been a bit crazeballs! I’ve had a ton of client work and then events and more events that I just had to go to. Thankfully the weekend is slowing down, at least for me, but there’s a few things I wouldn’t miss. VCBW Beer Festival |…

Thanksgiving Swedish Ham at Oyama Sausage

Do you know who has the best ham in the city? It’s Oyama Swedish Ham in Granville Island. ORDER ahead for these as they always sell out of these incredibly tasty Swedish Hams – ½ or whole. While you are there pick up sausages, patés, terrines, salamis, prosciuttos, and cheeses and you are set for the weekend. October…

What’s Good March 28+

You won’t go hungry this weekend my food loving friends as there’s a huge range of food-centric events that will satiate even the most enormous of appetites. From Friday March 28th  Sunday 31st Boudin Noir and Morcilla are on the menu at Oyama Sausage in Granville Island.  Both are speciality blood sausages, delicious grilled or simmered and…

Oyama Choucroute Festival until January 26

Head down to Granville Island and grab some of Oyama’s fantastic sauerkraut, sausages, kassler and bacon and your dinner is complete. GLV Comfort food comes to mind with the cold and wet weather upon us –  and Oyama Sausage has the solution. January 23rd to 26th is The Oyama Choucroute (Sauerkraut) Festival.  Oyama’s very own…

Oyama Sausage St. Hubertus and Game Weekend

It may be okay for some to stick with pork, beef, turkey and chicken, but we prefer to get wild and add in a bit of game on our charcuterie platters and for our frequent sausage roasts!  Lucky for us it is St. Hubertus and Game Weekend at Oyama Sausage from Friday Dec. 6th-Sunday Dec. 8th ….

Oyama Sausage Lationofest

Oyama Sausage this coming October 24 – 27th and spice up your weekend with a huge selection of house made sausages. This Latinofest features Cuban Chorizo, Chilean Chorizo, fresh Spanish Chorizo and Guacho (Argentinian) Chorizo. This is also the weekend when Boudin Noir and Morcilla are available. Made monthly, these delicacies don’t last long. Make sure…

Spirited Charcuterie: Gin Meets Meats

Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013 Time: 6:30-8:00 Location: Long Table Distillery When we started talking about the art of curing meats and sausage and gin, it became clear we needed to pair up with Oyama Sausage Co’s and manager, Jerome Dudicourt.  Afterall, he’s a French pastry chef, wine consultant and above all, a self-proclaimed gin lover.  He’s been…

Oyama Sausage – Holiday Entertaining Made Easy

Holiday entertaining can be stressful; slaving over a hot stove, cuts and burns and dishpan hands. Why bother when Oyama Sausage can take care of treats for the season? Swedish style ham from family farm raised, hormone free, grain-fed Canadian pork, British pork pies, black pudding, Christmas cheese, sausage galore and of course, gift baskets…

Oyama Sausage Cassoulet with Beaujolais Noveau

CLASSIC PAIRINGS AT OYAMA SAUSAGE – CASSOULET AND BEAUJOULAIS NOUVEAU Celebrate Cassoulet and Beaujoulais with Oyama Sausage this month. From November 22 – 25, 2012, the hard working staff at Oyama Sausage are offering house-made cassoulet for sale at their store on Granville Island.  One form generously feeds two people and is available for a very…

Salami at Books to Cooks

For sausage lovers far and wide, Oyama Sausage is a haven of delicious, artisan charcuterie. On Wednesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. we welcome the mastermind behind Oyama, Jan van der Lieck, for an evening all about salami. Jan will share his vast knowledge of the topic of salami: from its humble origins to various styles, production methods and ingredients while guests enjoy…