No-Knead Garlic Focaccia

There is NO NEED to KNEAD! As easy as yeast breadmaking gets, 'FIVE STARS' from the family. Let the dough do its first rise in the fridge overnight it improves the flavour! Be sure to [...]

2021-02-07T19:51:34-05:00

SPICY KOREAN CHICKEN WINGS

Prefer homemade to frozen? Still want something quick if you're settling down to watch the big game (or any time you crave wings!)? This is pretty simple, just remember to put some oil on the [...]

2021-02-04T15:12:27-05:00

Bombay Buns

Bursting with herbal and cheesy flavour, these were a big hit! The buns are made using puff pastry, which I have never made and STILL haven't. Buy it pre-made frozen from the grocery and get [...]

2021-03-09T10:27:16-05:00

Gremolata Ricotta Caprese Salad

“There’s nothing in the world like home grown tomatoes.” INGREDIENTS 250 g Ricotta cheese (about half the container) 4 Tbsp (60 ml) SOOC Milanese Gremolata Olive Oil 4 Tbsp (60 ml) SOOC Sicilian Lemon White [...]

2019-02-26T12:14:30-05:00

Truffle Deviled Eggs

Ingredients 12 Large Eggs, room temperature 5 T Mayonaise 2 t SOOC Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic 1 T Dijon Mustard 1 T SOOC White Truffle Oil Pinch salt 1 T finely chopped chives Pinch of [...]

2019-03-27T15:30:09-04:00

Mango Shrimp Bites

INGREDIENTS 1/2 lb shrimp, cooked, peeled, deveined, chopped 1/2 mango, finely diced~about 1 cup 1/2 small red onion, finely diced 1/2 red pepper, finely diced 2 T fresh cilantro, chopped 2 T SOOC Persian Lime [...]

2019-07-06T07:11:52-04:00

Summer Melon Salsa

This is a recipe I developed for Hi-Berry Farms for their blog, but we like it so much we had to share it here too! As opposed to any watermelon salad which won't keep, we [...]

2019-03-20T14:28:27-04:00

Taste of Summer Marinade

This marinade encompasses the light, fresh tastes of summer. Other than the seafood & fish, you can leave your protein of choice to marinate overnight or while you are at work. Bring beef & pork [...]

2019-02-26T14:41:53-05:00

Baked Sweet Potato Wedges

Ingredients 4 medium Sweet Potatoes; cut lengthwise into 8 wedges 2 tbsp SOOC Cinnamon-Pear Dark Balsamic Vinegar 3 tbsp SOOC Butter 'Taste' Olive Oil ¾ tsp Vancouver Island Sea Salt Directions Preheat the oven to [...]

2019-02-26T15:45:47-05:00

Roasted Fennel

Ingredients 1 lb fennel 2 tbsp SOOC Peach Balsamic Vinegar 1 tbsp SOOC Rosemary Fused Olive Oil ½ tsp Fleur de Sel (Vancouver Island Sea Salt) Directions Preheat oven to 475*F. Line a baking sheet [...]

2019-02-26T13:32:11-05:00

Black Bean Hummus

Ingredients 1 can (15 ounces) black beans 2 tablespoons SOOC Baklouti Chili Olive Oil, plus more for drizzling (OR try another flavour like SOOC Gourmet Garlic!) 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon SOOC Sicilian Lemon Balsamic Vinegar ¼ teaspoon [...]

2019-02-26T13:58:14-05:00

Mediterranean Hummus

Ingredients 1 –540 ml can of Chickpeas 1-370 ml can of SOOC Pitted Queen (La Abuella) Olives 60 ml SOOC Gourmet Garlic Olive Oil 45ml SOOC Oregano White Balsamic Vinegar ½ t Salt ½ T [...]

2019-02-26T15:55:18-05:00

Tropical Lime Coconut Shrimp

Ingredients 15 Large Shrimp, shelled and deveined 1 T SOOC Persian Lime Olive Oil ¼ t Vancouver Island Orange Lime Sea Salt Pinch chili flakes ¼ C SOOC Coconut White Balsamic Vinegar Directions In a mixing bowl, toss [...]

2019-02-26T16:50:49-05:00

Fresh Strawberry Salsa

Ingredients 1 pint strawberries, hulled & diced 1 avocado (not TOO soft!), diced ½ cup onion, finely diced ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped Fresh squeezed lime juice from 1/2 a lime 2 T SOOC Strawberry Dark [...]

2019-03-07T14:37:15-05:00

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