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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 …

Super Robust Olio Nuovo Empeltre EVOO Focaccia with Rosemary & Caramelized Shallots

Crusty, chewy, fragrant, and savory would all be excellent descriptors for this olive oil laden baked beauty above.  It is, my friends, a perfect union of wheat and olive oil and serves to highlight what can be done with the right olive oil plugged in to the right application.  The Empeltre’s larger-than-life personality, boasting throat …

Handmade Fresh Pappardelle with Wild Mushroom & Balsamic Cream Sauce

Pappardelle Pasta 2 cups all purpose flour 3 large eggs a pinch of salt Using a food processor, combine the flour and salt.  Add the eggs and process in pulses until the flour is completely moistened.  Remove the dough and knead for about five minutes, adding only a small amount of flour if necessary, until …

Make Your Own Mozzarella & Drizzle It With Coratina

Well, you don’t need to make your own mozzarella fresca, but it’s super duper easy, fun, and I can’t emphasize exactly how mouth watering fresh, homemade mozzarella is when drizzled with a bright, peppery herbaceous extra virgin olive oil such as the Coratina. Whether you make your own mozzarella fresca or buy it from the …

Truffled Cauliflower Gratin

  Truffled Cualiflower Gratin 1 large head cauliflower, cut in to florets 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 teaspoons white truffle oil 3 tablespoons all purpose flour 1 cup hot milk 1 cup hot half & half 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 cup freshly grated Gruyere, divided 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan 1/4 cup …

Serrano Honey Vinegar Pickled Heirloom Beets

Serrano Honey Vinegar Pickled Heirloom Beets This is an easy recipe and it draws its unique, and addictive flavor from marrying the inherent earthiness of beets with the spicy-sweet tang of hand crafted honey-serrano vinegar. That being said, you could substitute the Serrano Honey vinegar with many other options including Champagne, White balsamic, Sicilian Lemon …

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 …

Fresh Wild Copper River Salmon Served With Creamy Balsamic Rosermary-Caramelized Onions and Wild Mushrooms

1 pound fresh, wild salmon fillets (4) 1/4 pound fresh wild mushrooms such as Chanterelles, Black Trumpets, and or Porcini coarsely chopped 1 medium, sweet onion thinly sliced 1 – 4″ fresh rosemary sprig, leaves reserved 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup fresh, vibrant, peppery, fruity Ultra Premium extra virgin olive oil such as Picual …

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 …

Fresh Arugula Pasta with Creamy Garlic-Mushroom Sauce

Fresh Arugula Pasta Dough 1/2 cup fresh baby arugula 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1-1/2 cup fine semolina flour 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 large eggs 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon garlic olive oil Combine the arugula and tablespoon of lemon juice in a blender or food processor and process until it forms a fine green …

“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 …

Balsamic Glazed Ham Recipe

Ingredients 1 – bone-in skinless smoked ham, shank or butt end portion, 6-8 lbs. 1 cup Delizia Traditional Style Aged Maple Balsamic Condimento, or Delizia’s Traditional Style Aged Cinnamon-Pear Balsamic Condimento 2 tablespoons Dijon or grainy mustard Directions Preheat the oven to 325. Line a large roasting pan with foil.  With a sharp knife, score …

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 …

Grilled Thin Crust Pizza With Fresh Fava Bean Pesto and Arugula Salad With Gremolata Vinaigrette

  Behold the bounty of spring married with exquisite extra virgin olive oil.  The possibilities are limitless and without much fuss, the results can be spectacular. Fresh Fava Bean & Goat Cheese Pesto 3 pounds fresh Fava bean pods 2 large garlic clove, crushed 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice …

Chicken Saltimbocca… With Liberties

This is actually a mash-up of Chicken Saltimbocca and Chicken Piccata. 4 – boneless skinless, preferably free-range chicken breasts, butterflied and pounded to 1/4″ thick 4 pieces of thinly sliced provolone cheese 2 medium shallots, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves minced 1 tablespoon drained capers 2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley 1/2 cup white wine …

Local Almonds Slow Roasted in Organic Garlic Olive Oil With Fresh Rosemary

Ingredients 1 pound fresh, whole almonds (about 3 1/2 cups) 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoons of Organic Garlic Olive Oil 2 teaspoons fine to medium sea salt – or to taste 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves as an optional garnish Directions Preheat the oven to 300. Line a rimmed baking sheet with …

Flour-less 72% Dark Chocolate & Blood Orange Olive Oil Cake

Ingredients 5 oz.quality bittersweet chocolate1/3 cup + 1 tbs. Blood Orange Agrumato Olive Oil 1/2 cup sugar 3 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder A pinch of sea salt Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease an 8-inch round baking pan with a teaspoon of blood orange olive oil. Line bottom with …

Vietnamese Fresh Shrimp Spring Roll

Here’s a recipe that embodies spring.  It’s Easy, light, healthy, and delicious.  In this application we are using the  Honey Ginger White Balsamic Condimento in combination with our Japanese Roasted Sesame Seed Oil for a magnificent flavor explosion. Vietnamese Fresh Shrimp Spring Roll 1 package clear edible rice paper sheets 1/2 lb U20 shrimp (cooked, …

Giant Chewy Olio Nuovo FS17 Extra Virgin Olive Oil Bread Sticks with Pecorino & Garlic

Ingredients 4 cups bread flour 1 1/2 cups warm water 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons FS17 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon graulated sugar 2 1/4 teaspoons or 1 packet of active dry yeast 1 teaspoon granulated garlic 1/2 cup grated Pecorino Romano Follow the instructions for your bread maker or combine the yeast with …

Pomegranate Balsamic Glazed & Grilled Rib-Eye Steak

Oh yeah baby!  This recipe couldn’t be more simple or flavorful.  It also doesn’t hurt that rib-eye steak is an amazing cut of beef.  Due to its intrinsic marbling it’s also a forgiving cut even when slightly over cooked. Pomegranate Balsamic Grill Sauce 1/3 cup  Pomegranate Balsamic 1/4 cup Organic Garlic Olive Oil 1 Tbs. …

Quince Butter with Pomegranate-Quince White Balsamic Condimento

Fresh quince can be elusive.  But this is definitely the season in which to find them.  In light of the fact that they’re not edible, or at least enjoyable in their raw state, they have not found popularity in the market like other fall/winter fruits. That being said, I am smitten with this chameleon of …

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 …

Oven Roasted Tomato Quiche with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Pastry Crust

Oven Roasted Tomatoes in UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tbs. 300+ Poly UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed A sprig of fresh marjoram or oregano (optional) Sea salt Fresh ground pepper 1 pound meaty, tomatoes containing less water, such as Roma Tomatoes Preheat the oven to 300 F. Combine the UP …

Wild Smoked Salmon & Avocado Crostini with Olio Nuovo Favolosa

Ingredients 1 fresh, sweet baguette, sliced in to 1/2″ slices on the diagonal 12 oz. thinly sliced wild smoked salmon 3 ripe avocados, sliced thin 1 small red onion, sliced very thin 1 large garlic cloves cut in half 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/3 cup +2 tablespoons Olio Nuovo Favolosa Extra Virgin Olive …

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 …

Confit of Tomatoes, Peppers, & Sweet Red Onions

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds small whole sweet tomatoes such as cherry or grape 1 large red onion, sliced thin 1 red bell pepper or several smaller sweet red peppers such as Marconi, sliced thin or halved if smaller 8 large garlic cloves 1 – 2″ sprig fresh rosemary, leaves only, stem discarded (optional) 1/2 cup …

Cranberry-Pear Balsamic Glazed Butternut Squash with Rosemary

Cranberry-Pear Glazed Butternut Squash With Rosemary 1 – 2 pound butternut squash peeled, seeded and diced in to 1″ pieces (about 3 cups) 1/3 cup cranberry-pear white balsamic 1 tablespoon “sweet” fruity olive oil such as Australian Hojiblanca or Alfonso Arbequina 3″ sprig fresh rosemary, leaves stripped from stem and roughly chopped Sea salt & …

Lime-Chipotle Olive Oil Aioli Coleslaw Recipe

I like to refer to this as the “money sauce”, a smokey, spicy, garlicky aioli, made from chipotle infused extra virgin olive oil. This this would make a shoe taste good if applied. Chipotle-Lime Aioli Ingredients 1 cup Chipotle Olive Oil 2 large egg yolks at room temperature** 2 garlic cloves, smashed 2 teaspoons sea …

Dark Chocolate Stuffed Blood Orange Agrumato Olive Oil Cream Buns

Ingredients: 3 teaspoons active dry yeast 3 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/3 cup lukewarm cream or half & half 1/3 cup warm lukewarm water 2 large eggs 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup fresh blood orange olive oil 1 teaspoon fresh grated orange zest 16 – 1″ chunks of dark chocolate or 5-6 …

Champagne-White Balsamic-Garlic-Habanero Pickles

It’s pickle time.  Easy, spicy, crunchy, knock-your-socks-off, pickle time. 2 pounds fresh, small, firm pickling cucumbers 1 fresh habanero pepper sliced in half (optional) 5 cloves fresh garlic (optional) 3″ sprig fresh dill 1 cup French Champagne vinegar 1 cup A-Premium White Balsamic 2 cups filtered water 1/4 cup kosher salt 1 tablespoon pickling spice …

Slow Roasted Golden Beet & Tangerine Salad Over Baby Arugula with Blue Cheese & Olio Nuovo-Citrus Vinaigrette

The sweet earthiness of the golden beets, along with the salty blue cheese, nutty arugula, tangy tangerines, and pungent olio nuovo olive oil make this salad a virtual party in your mouth.  Beyond that, the impeccably fresh seasonal ingredients are visually arresting, and resemble a ray of golden sunshine on the plate. Ingredients 4 cups …

Roasted Garlic with Robust Hojiblanca

This recipe is extra simple and extra delicious. Slow roasting whole garlic heads brings out a nutty sweetness in the garlic and turns the cloves creamy and spreadable. A robust olive oil is a must here otherwise you will loose the lovely marriage of flavors as the character of olive oils with modest phenol content …

Pastisio with Calfornia Arbosana Béchamel

  Here’s a Greek dish made with a French sauce, that employs a buttery, creamy California Arbosana olive oil.  OPA! Ingredients 1 pound dry ziti pasta 4 tablespoons California Arbosana EVOO 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese sea salt and pepper to taste 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons California Arbosana EVOO 1 large onion, …

Chocolate, Toasted Almond, & Ultra Premium Picual Olive Oil Shortbread

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup almond flour, ground from toasted, blanched almonds3/4 cup powdered sugar + 2 Tbs. 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1/4 cup very fresh, Ultra Premium extra-virgin olive oil such as Picual 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: Whisk …

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 …

Homemade All Natural, High Oleic, High Polyphenol Olive Oil Dog Biscuits

This recipe was adapted from King Arthur Flour’s Dog Biscuit recipe which contains wheat, and no extra virgin olive oil. I’ve modified it to contain olive oil, mostly organic ingredients and no wheat products. High quality extra virgin olive oil is extremely beneficial for overall canine health including coat, skin and joint wellness. My dog …

Tuscan White Bean Spread

1 pound of dried, rinsed Great Northern white beans (or two cans) 2” sprig of fresh rosemary 4 cups low chicken or vegetable stock and water to cover beans 1 medium onion diced 2 whole garlic cloves smashed One large carrot peeled and diced One large celery rib diced 2 ripe, fresh Roma tomatoes peeled, …

Pan Roasted Roman Cauliflower with Caramelized Garlic, Red Pepper & Pecorino Over Handmade Pappardelle

Even without the “wow factor” of making your own fresh pasta, this simple, visually interesting dish has plenty of “wow” factor to go the flavor mile. Choosing the right extra virgin olive oil to use in this dish was crucial with so few ingredients involved.  The simple yet luxuriant sauce relies heavily on the olive …

Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom Tomatoes with Spicy Cilantro-FS17 Pesto Ingredients: 2 pounds assorted, ripe heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1/4″ thick Cilantro Pesto 1 large bunch fresh cilantro, stemmed, washed, and dried 2 medium garlic cloves, peeled and smashed 4 green onions, white portion only, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded, ribs discarded, chopped (optional) 1/3 cup fruity, fresh, herbaceous extra …

Truffled Deviled Eggs

1 dozen hard boiled eggs, cooled, shelled & halved 3 tablespoons  black or white truffle oil 1 teaspoon fresh squeezed lemon juice 2 large raw egg yolks* 1/2 cup  delicate, buttery extra virgin olive oil, such as Manzanillo 1/2 cup grape seed oil or other neutral oil such as safflower or sunflower 1 large garlic …

Poulet Grand-Mère

1 whole free range chicken split in half 2 pounds small new potatoes 1 pound of whole cremini mushrooms 2 large carrots roughly chopped in to 1/2″ pieces 2 onions peeled and cut in to wedges about 1 inch at the thickest part 10 cloves of garlic 1 1/2 cup of white wine 1/2 cup …

Honey and Blood Orange Olive Oil Bakalava

1 lb.phyllo dough For the filling: 6 ounces blanched almonds 6 ounces roasted walnuts 6 ounces roasted pistachios 2/3 cup sugar 1 tablespoon fresh ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon fresh grated blood orange zest 1 cup + 1 tablespoon Fresh Blood Orange Olive Oil For the syrup: 1 cup honey 1/2 cup water 1 cup fresh …

Cream of Roasted Pepper & Tomato Soup With Tuscan Herb Olive Oil

  Ingredients 2 – 28 oz. cans tomato puree 1/2 cup white wine 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock 2 large red bell peppers, roasted, seeded, peeled and chopped, or one jar of roasted red peppers, drained & chopped 3 tablespoons Tuscan Herb Olive Oil 1 medium yellow onion, finely diced 4 large cloves garlic, …

Grilled Chipotle-Serrano Rib-Eye

1/2 Cup Honey-Serrano Vinegar 1/2 Cup Chipotle Olive Oil 1 tablespoon sea salt 2 cloves Garlic, Minced fresh ground pepper to taste 4 – 8 to 10 oz. rib-eye steaks Combine the salt, vinegar, garlic, and pepper. Slowly whisk in the the chipotle olive oil. Place the steaks in a Zip-lock bag or in a …

Hoji Blanca Ice Cream With Salted Marcona Almond Brittle

Ingredients For Olive Ice Cream 2 1/2 cups Half & Half 1/2 cup extraordinarily fruity extra virgin olive oil such as HojiBlanca 3 large egg yolks 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions In a heavy sauce pan set over medium heat, bring the half & half and …

Slow Cooker White Beans with Rosemary & Olio Nuovo

Pasta Fagioli With Olio Nuovo – Hold The Pasta 1 pound Great White Northern Beans, rinsed and picked over 1 medium celery rib, coarsely chopped 2 large shallots, diced 1 large carrot, peeled and coarsely chopped 1/4 pound smoked bacon diced 2 large cloves of garlic, coarsely chopped 5 quarts chicken broth or stock, vegetable …

Chicken, Caramelized Onions, and Wild Mushrooms Over Pappardelle Sauced With A Creamy Bacon-Thyme-Balsamic Reduction

That’s quite a title, no?  You could just shorten the name of this dish to “Nom-Nom!”.  Other descriptors include, easy, elegant, comforting, and delicious. Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds free-range, boneless skinless chicken thighs or breast tenders. 4 thick strips smoked bacon, diced 1 large sweet onion sliced thin 8 oz. assorted wild mushrooms, sliced (cremini …

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 …

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 …

Our friend Jeff at Healthy Balance Recipes has more delicious recipes that include our popular Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars!

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