After a 24-year career as a five-star, high profile chef, Lynn Crawford left her post as Executive Chef at the Four Seasons Hotel Manhattan for the ultimate gastronomic adventure. She craved a more intimate relationship with the ingredients and the people who harvest them. Now she’s heading on the road to meet the people who produce the finest ingredients at the source. Fun and rollicking Pitchin’ In is a celebration of food’s power to connect us all.
The pristine waters off Vancouver Island produce some of the finest seafood in the world, including scallops, long a favorite of Chef Lynn. But harvesting them is work for strong young men, as she finds out the hard way.
Almost all snapper is overfished, but Florida yellow snapper is abundant and sustainably harvested with a delicious buttery flesh and flavor. It’s considered one of the finest fish in the world and fishing for it holds some major challenges for our intrepid chef.
Recently, a group of Ontario farmers have become some of the only farmers outside of Italy to raise Water Buffalo for their prized milk, and a local creamery is making it into Buffalo Mozzarella. Lynn is delighted to work with this ingredient, but intrigued to find out more about these charismati...