Nibbles: Fusion cooking, a farmers market, and Mexican fare

Maine-Far East fusion

Bath cook Chris Toy, who teaches cooking at the Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School’s flagship store in York, will put his Chinese cuisine cooking skills to work in “Downeast Far East Fusion Cuisine” from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, in a class offered through the 2019 Schoodic Arts Festival.

The class ($52 per person), which will cover lobster wonton soup, shrimp and pork egg rolls, stir-fry with chicken, cast-iron broiled salmon with ginger, garlic and scallion pesto and other dishes, will be held at the Winter Harbor Masonic Lodge.

In addition, Toy is teaching “Hawaiian Cooking” on Aug. 5, “Asian Hot Pot” and “Asian Noodles” on Aug. 6 and “Cooking with Wine” on Aug. 8. To sign up, call 963-2569 and visit


Field to fork

In its 44th season, the Blue Hill Farmers Market will open Saturday, May 25, and run through Oct. 5, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds. On Aug. 31, Sept. 7 and 15, the market will be held at the First Congregational Church of Blue Hill. From Sept. 21 to Oct. 5, the market moves back to the fairgrounds. For more info, visit


Buen provecho!

The pork tacos, enchiladas and other homemade Mexican fare is flowing now from the Downeast Mexican takeout on Route 1 in Gouldsboro. Housed in a trim, red-and-white building standing on a hillside off Route 1, the family-run enterprise opened last Thursday. Hours are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. For more info, call 963-4043.

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