Our Head Chef Rebeka with Second Cook Helene made this delicious recipe, using the yummy fresh spinach our garden manager Holly and her team harvested from the Hollyhock Garden! (By the way, did you know that we are hiring for cooks? Come join us in the kitchen!)
This dish is super simple and so fresh and indicative of Spring/Summer harvest garden bounty. The color was so lovely, the texture both crunchy with fresh spinach and stems and palatable with the marinating of the cabbage. Leftovers could also be added to a sandwich the next day for lunch in lieu of a lettuce leaf, or served again a 2nd time with supper …essentially it will hold up quite well!
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Late summer, when this program takes place, a sense of tranquility returns to the island. The yachts start heading south and the weather is often very calm. The birds and wildlife that have spent the summer away to feed and breed begin to return to these protected waters. This is the perfect time to learn how to paddle safely and comfortably as you navigate the friendly waters surrounding Cortes Island.
Start each day departing Hollyhock on a 43-soot schooner mothership carrying kayaks and lunch. Professional kayak Guide and Instructor, Michael Moore, will lead you into the deep quiet of nature where you can discover more about the area’s true beauty and history, in peaceful harmony with the ocean’s gentle ebb and flow.
Mike Moore is a ship’s Navigation Officer whose voyages have taken him from the High Arctic to Antarctica. He has been a kayak instructor and guide on Cortes Island for more than twenty years. mistyislesadventures.com
Join Mike for Sea Kayaking Adventures, at Hollyhock on and around Cortes Island, Sept 8-13, 2013.