A book that invites you to slow down and explore the Okanagan Valley from a local’s point of view.
Whether it’s spying a rare canyon wren, cycling the historic Kettle Valley Railroad across heart-stopping trestle bridges, or hiking through fields of spring flowers, travel alongside the authors as they draw you into the exquisite, unforgettable experience of savouring one of Canada’s most beautiful destinations.
Generously offering a compilation of the Okanagan Valley’s best food, drink, and recreation spots, Okanagan Slow Road reveals treasured local culinary secrets: crusty double-baked bread from rural bakeries, lavender-infused pepper from hillside farms, and dark red cherries from bountiful orchards. And, of course, the world-renowned wines—after all, what would delicious local food be without famous vintages from the unique Okanagan terroir?
First published in 2014, this completely updated edition of Okanagan Slow Road includes a list of the many wineries worth visiting as well as a list of the area’s farmers’ markets.
"Bernadette McDonald and Karolina Born-Tschümperlin have created a unique and delicious insider’s guide that will capture the heart’s of all . . . An intimate odyssey through the diverse culture, landscapes, and tastes of British Columbia’s enchanting Okanagan Valley."
"This must-have book for food and wine lovers and for local and visiting Okanagan adventurers."
"Equal parts guidebook, memoir, and story, this beguiling little volume is destined to be cherished by Okanagan locals and visitors alike."
&quo;Savour this book sip by sip and bite by bite as it takes you on a leisurely, let’s-really- get-to- know-each-other journey to the Okanagan’s treasured places.&quo;
&quo;I can’t think of a better guide to take us exploring, tasting, and drinking in the Okangan. This sumptuously illustrated book is our insider pathway into the key experiences, flavours, and personalities behind the Okanagan’s natural and culinary richness.&quo;