21ST ANNUAL REAL HOME SHOW — MARCH 30 TO APRIL 1
cooking and, naturally, it tastes very, very good,” says pastry chef Sandrine Martin of Kelowna’s Sandrine French Pastry & Chocolate. So that is why Martin will whip
Kitchen will be busy at home show O
By STEVE MacNAULL The Daily Courier
f course, it has to be the fresh berry tart. “It’s seasonal, looks
good, is easy to make, doesn’t require any
up fresh berry tarts in the demon- stration kitchen on the main stage of the 21st annual Real Home Show coming up March 30 to April 1 at Kelowna Curling Club. “People can watch and then they
can taste afterwards too,” adds Martin. “I’m happy to do it for the home
show, it will have such a nice kitchen set up there, and it is also good promotion for my store and cooking classes.” Sandrine’s store at 1865
Dilworth Drive sells all sorts of French inspired sweet and savory treats and she also offers six dif- ferent hand-on cooking classes ranging from fruit tarts and chocolate to puff pastries and crème brulee. Three other local chefs have
been lined up by Savour magazine to share duties over the weekend in the demonstration kitchen
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with Martin – Micheal Lyon, co- host of Food Network Canada’s Chef Off, Canadian Chef of the Year Willi Franz of the Grapevine restaurant at Gray Monk Winery and Stuart Klassen of the Delta Grand hotel. The kitchen they will create in is not just beautiful and function-
al, but ultra energy efficient. The Real Home Show has part-
nered with natural gas and elec- tric utility FortisBC, Coast Wholesale Appliances and Norelco Cabinet Solutions to out- fit the kitchen with the latest and greatest appliances and lighting, environmentally-friendly cabi-
netry, countertops and flooring and the coolest gadgets. “The whole main stage is de-
signed to be a living space,” ex- plains home show chairman Robert Siddon, who is also the general manager at Coast Wholesale Appliances. “There’s the energy-efficient
demonstration kitchen; a laun- dry room with energy-efficient steam washer and dryer; and a mechanical room with on demand hot water system, air source heat pump, energy-efficient furnace and hot water heater.”
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Sandrine Martin of Sandrine French Pastry & Chocolate will be one of four chefs whipping up creations in the main stage demonstration kitchen at the Real Home Show March 30 to April 1 at Kelowna Curling Club. Read the chef’s bios on page 6.
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