Recipes

Shaved Fennel Salad with Milanese Gremolata

2 trimmed, thinly sliced fennel bulbs 2 tablespoons finely chopped flat leaf parsley 4 tablespoons Milanese Gremolata Olive Oil 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon sea salt fresh ground pepper to taste 1/3 cup finely shaved Pecorino Romano 3 Cups mixed baby greens for presentation – optional Instructions Place the shaved fennel in…

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Portuguese Olio Nuovo Cobrançosa Peasant Loaf

This loaf is just out of the oven.  It has Cobrançosa incorporated in the dough and drizzled over the loaf as it went in, and came out.  Upon removing it from the oven, the test kitchen was positively perfumed with the fresh, herbaceous notes of this fantastically fresh, Ultra Premium olive oil. The recipe below…

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Maple-Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops with Thyme Poached Quince

Pork Chops 8 boneless pork chops, 1/2-inch thick, trimmed 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 1 tablespoon Robust Frantoio 3 tablespoons finely sliced shallots 1/3 cup Aged Pure Maple Balsamic Thyme Poached Quince 1 1/2 cups water 1 cup Pumpkin Pie Spiced White Balsamic 1 – 3″ sprig fresh thyme…

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Cinnamon-Pear Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes

4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and each cut lengthwise into 8 wedges 1/3 cup Cinnamon-Pear Balsamic 2 tablespoons All Natural Organic Butter Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt or sea salt PREPARATION: Heat oven to 400F. Cut a piece of parchment paper to fit the bottom of a half sheet jelly-roll pan. Thoroughly…

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California Arbosana Brownies with Dark Chocolate Tangerine Balsamic Ganache

1/2 cup Arbosana Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup unsweetened high quality cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×9 inch baking…

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Artisan Champagne Vinegar Refrigerator Dill Pickles

10 – 3 to 4 inch long pickling cucumbers 2 cups water 2 cups Champagne Vinegar 1 Bunch fresh dill weed 1/4 cup white sugar 4 whole cloves garlic 2 tablespoons kosher or pickling salt 1 dried bay leaf 1 teaspoon peppercorns 1 whole hot chili, stem removed (optional) Directions In a medium sauce pan,…

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Aged Espresso Balsamic Tiramisu

5 large egg yolks 2/3 cup + 2 Tbs. granulated sugar 16 oz. mascarpone – softened 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup sweet Marsala wine 3/4 cup strong brewed coffee or espresso 24 lady fingers 3 tablespoons rum 3 tablespoons Espresso Balsamic 1/3 cup ground chocolate Whisk 1/3 cup of sugar with egg yolks…

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Using Olive Oil in Indian Food? Yes, Most Definitely!

Samosa Dough 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons (UP) Gold Medal Koroneiki EVOO 3/4 cup water Samosa Filling 2 cups cubed, cooked potatoes, drained 2 tablespoons (UP) Gold Medal Koroneiki EVOO 1 cup diced onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon curry powder 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cumin, to taste 1…

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“Smashed” Baby Yukon Gold Potatoes With Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Here’s a recipe that’s as easy as Sunday morning.  There are only four ingredients necessary, and the results are heavenly! Rachel’s Garlic “Smashed Potatoes” 2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon sea salt fresh cracked pepper to taste 1/3 cup Garlic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Preheat the oven to 400.  Cover…

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Slow Braised Lamb Shank With Coratina & Malbec Wine Reduction

Fall is upon us.  The first day of Autumn is exactly two weeks away.  It’s time to start gearing up for  braising, baking, and… *gulp*… dare I say, the holidays.  Please find the recipe for my crock pot adaptable slow braised lamb shank which utilizes our superlative, ultra fresh, award winning Coratina extra virgin olive…

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