Alison Malone Eathorne (above left) holds a Master of Arts from Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Education from Vancouver Island University. She has a professional background in writing, editing and communications with a focus on travel, food and interior design. Alison has contributed to Western Living, BC Home, Vancouver View, Where Vancouver, Where Whistler, Journeys West, Appeal, TVWeek and BC Business. She is an elementary school teacher and mother of two young boys.

Hilary Malone (above centre) is a student of Vancouver Island University’s Culinary Arts program and holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Victoria. After winning the gold medal for her traditional and modern interpretations of coq au vin at Skills Canada’s BC competition in 2013, Hilary represented her province at the national-level competition, winning bronze. The fearless cook in our family, she has demonstrated her mastery of the kitchen in roles as a special events cook and a catering cook and has completed a stage at the award-winning Sooke Harbour House. A longtime recipe contributor to Vancouver View, she has a keen eye for food photography and styling. Hilary has parlayed her passion for agriculture into planning an extensive organic vegetable garden.

Lorna Malone (above right) has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and is a former teacher, community volunteer and event coordinator with the Canadian Wood Council’s Wood WORKS! BC program. Her passions include sailing, cuisine and horticulture. Lorna’s many cruising and racing adventures—including those where she has cooked for eight sailors in a compact galley—have fostered her extensive knowledge of boating in this region and have inspired her to cook with island ingredients.

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