Pinene

Pinene

Pinene Have you ever recognized one of the most common smells from household cleaners is Pine? The aroma puts the mind at ease with its natural outdoorsy scent and indicates that the room you’re in has recently been cleaned. That right there is an example of a terpene...
Limonene

Limonene

Limonene Nothing like the beautiful smell of a fresh cannabis flower bursting with citrus aroma, am I right? A flower covered in trichomes that is sticky and aromatic is always the first domino to fall when considering what kind of dish I’m looking to create. Lemons,...
Introduction to Terpenes

Introduction to Terpenes

When I first learned about terpenes, it was from another Chef who lived in California. He was talking about these magical compounds found in cannabis that were responsible for its beautiful aroma and flavors. It was so intriguing to learn that terpenes were not only...
Beastie Boys Bring Hope

Beastie Boys Bring Hope

Cooking With The Nomad Cook When my 14 day isolation period was over I left the Elements AirBnb rental in Campbell River and headed south to British Columbia’s capital, Victoria. I rented a loft in the city and set up shop for the next two weeks, stocking the kitchen...
From Guest Speaker to Online Host

From Guest Speaker to Online Host

Charlotte, North Carolina I was surprised to see how excited all the chefs were to hear me speak at the Chef to Chef conference, in North Carolina. On the opening day there was a dinner and an after mixer where everyone had the chance to walk around and mingle. At the...
Cannabis Collaborations

Cannabis Collaborations

With 2020 off to The Nomad Cook’s busiest start of any year, I rode that wave of momentum right into February. This was the month of the collaboration, as I had an opportunity to step out of my comfort zone and work with two chefs who specialized in cuisines I knew...
New Year, New Cannabis Events

New Year, New Cannabis Events

Typically in the culinary industry, January tends to be a very slow month. In years past, I’ve made the mistake of booking Pop Up dinners, only to see a low response for ticket sales in a month that follows Christmas.  This year I wasn’t going to make the same...