• Recipe: Braised Halibut With a “Stew” of Smoked Vegetables With Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    INGREDIENTS Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 large red bell pepper, roasted, peeled and thinly sliced 1 small dry chili pepper, broken 1 small yellow squash, quartered lengthwise and then sliced crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces, about 1 cup 1 small zucchini, quartered lengthwise and then sliced crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces, about 1 cup 1 […]

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  • Recipe: Chocolate Olive Oil Mousse with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Serves 6 – 8 INGREDIENTS 8 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped 6 large eggs, separated 2/3 cup sugar ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus more for garnish ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt Chocolate shavings and coarse sea salt for garnish (optional) PREPARATION Put the chocolate in microwave safe bowl and melt in the microwave, about […]

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  • Recipe: Pico de Gallo with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    This classic Pico de Gallo recipe will become your new go to chip dip. Try it on tacos, grilled meat or seafood, or toss it with pasta and chicken for a quick pasta salad. You can use standard extra virgin olive oil in this recipe, but a chile-infused olive oil, is also delicious. Extra Virgin […]

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  • Recipe: Tomato Basil Bisque with Pesto and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Serves 2 as main course or 4 as first course 1 hour cooking time with 10 minute active cooking, can be made ahead This is a light spin on a classic creamy soup without the cream. This Tomato Basil Bisque is the perfect dish for drizzling with pesto and served with a piece of crusty […]

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    Recipe: Grilled Vegetable Couscous with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    With grilling season in full swing, here’s a quick 5-ingredient recipe that’s full of flavor, and summer veggies and makes a great one-dish meal. Add slices of grilled chicken or crumbled goat cheese or feta to make a heartier plate. Serves 4. Enjoy! INGREDIENDS 2 bell peppers, preferably assorted colors 2 medium squash, preferably one […]

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  • Recipe: Pasta with Roasted Eggplant, Onions, Tomatoes and olive oil

    This pasta dish makes four smallish servings or three larger ones. You can supplement it with a tossed salad and ciabatta. Pasta with Roasted Eggplant, Onions and Tomatoes Here we’re roasting eggplant and onions, then adding faster-cooking cherry tomatoes, to add to pasta. The amount of oil is approximate, depending on your taste. Also, other […]

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  • Recipe 2015: Stuffed Artichokes with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Learn how to make artichokes the Maltese way, stuffed with breadcrumbs, olives and anchovies Stuffed artichokes Serves 4 as a starter or 2 as a main course Ingredients 4 artichokes 2 handfuls of fresh breadcrumbs, soaked in 2 tbsp vinegar and squeezed dry 4 heads fresh garlic 6 anchovy fillets (optional) 8 black olives, stoned […]

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  • Recipe of the Week: pork gnocchi marinated in EVOO

    Meet meat and potatoes in Italian style. The ancient potato dumpling recipe known as gnocchi serves as a pasta replacement. And it’s easy and inexpensive to make at home. This specific recipe calls for grilled pork marinated in garlic salt and extra virgin olive oil, and a tomato-based pasta sauce — often the way it […]

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  • Recipe and its origin: Ratatouille with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Succinctly defined, Ratatouille is a traditional French Provencal vegetable stew. But that simplifies this delicious dish, which has a complicated history, carries much debate on its best preparation, and, for many, is most closely associated with the 2007 Disney animated movie which bears its name. Ratatouille is all of these things, but, most important, this […]

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  • Citrus Ginger Cake with Spiced Orange Compote & Olive Oil

    The flavor of this spiced orange compote improves with time so make it a day ahead or the morning of your party. Serve chilled in a clear bowl so the colors show through. Makes: 10 servings Active Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes NUTRITION PROFILE Low cholesterol | Low saturated fat | […]

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  • Healthy Breakfast with Stuffed Mushrooms and Olive Oil

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 very large Portobello mushrooms lightly rinsed reserve the stems and remove the black gills. 4 of the mushroom stems trimmed and chopped ¼” 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil divided ¼ cup minced onion 1 large potato peeled and diced ¼” 4 large eggs 4 tbsp. crumbled feta cheese 2 tbsp. […]

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  • Recipe: Greek Walnut Spice Cake with extra-virgin olive oil

    A rich, flavorful syrup infuses this Mediterranean-inspired walnut coffee cake with the bright aroma of oranges and cloves. Heart-healthy olive oil and whole-grain barley flour add subtle complexity and texture to this nutty treat. Makes: 12 servings Active Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 2 hours NUTRITION PROFILE Low cholesterol | Low saturated fat | Low […]

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  • How to make a healthy salad dressing with Olive Oil

    The key to making a healthy salad dressing isn’t hidden in any secret recipe. The trick is knowing what ingredients make up a healthy salad dressing and the learning to mix those ingredients in a way that treats your personal food preference. Keep in mind you’ll probably need a blender for many of these ingredients. […]

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  • Recipe: Greek Salad Bites with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    I’m always looking for easy appetizers to throw together for an impromptu gathering. Inspired by these scrumptious caprese skewers, I decided it was time to test out a Greek salad skewer. All it takes is a bit of chopping of ingredients, and in about 20 minutes, I had a plate full of these delectable bites. […]

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  • Delicious recipe for December 26th by chef Mikael Forselius

    If the thought of a turkey re-run is enough to drive you round the bend, why not try these Norwegian recipes for a post-Christmas change? Cod brandade with chive oil serves 4 Allow three days to make this. Ingredients 400g fresh cod fillets 20g salt 1 bay leaf 5g lemon thyme 4 onion, minced 2 […]

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