Paneer Stuffed Peppers

Paneer is a very mild, ‘searable’ white cheese available locally. It crumbles to a crispy, chewy satisfying texture. Combined with one of our more exotic oil & vinegar combos, this spicy tomato sauce is a [...]


Farm Market Quinoa Salad

Grab some local zucchini, tomatoes, peppers and greens, it's that time of year! Ingredients2-3 small summer zucchinis (about 1 pound), sliced in half lengthwise4 Tbsp SOOC Essential Basil Olive Oil3 Tbsp SOOC Grapefruit White Balsamic vinegar 1 [...]


Garlic Rosemary Cauliflower Mash

Remember all those low-carb diets with the tricky yet tasteless substitutes?  One of the dishes that weathered the storm is the cauliflower mash (often called “mock” mashed potatoes).  Yes, fresh cauliflower is a healthy substitute [...]


Olive Oil Biscuits

Delicious 'drop' biscuits that are simple to make and come together with a FORK (no mixer or whisk)! Using our ALWAYS FRESH, Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil makes these about as healthy as you [...]


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 [...]


Baked Pasta alla Norma

Folklore tells us this classic Sicilian dish was named after the opera 'Norma' by the 19th-century composer, Vincenzo Bellini. Eggplant and tomatoes are the stars here, beautifully complemented by our oil & vinegar. This baked [...]


Tuscan Scalloped Potatoes

A Mediterranean twist on a classic holiday side dish using no dairy other than cheese (or use breadcrumbs or a plant-based substitute for a vegan version). Rich with olive oil and very flavourful. Ingredients 4 [...]


Sesame Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 lb linguine, broken in half 2 T SOOC Toasted Sesame Oil 3 T SOOC UP EVOO 3 T honey 3 T Soy Sauce 3 T SOOC Honey Ginger White Balsamic ¼ t cayenne [...]


Cheers to Beans

The dark champagne balsamic adds a rich, layered flavour to the beans and the onions get a scrumptious glaze! Ingredients 1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed 8 oz pearl onions ¼ Cup Champagne Dark Balsamic [...]


Beets en Français

Ingredients 3 medium beets, peeled and cut into large cubes 1 large sweet onion, cut into chunks ¼ cup Champagne Dark Balsamic ¼ cup Herbs de Provence Olive Oil 2 cloves fresh garlic, finely minced [...]


Sweet & Spicy Roasted Sprouts

To me, sprouts are best enjoyed "fork tender", meaning you can pierce them with a fork easily, but they don't flatten. Gone are the days of mushy vegetables; rejoice! INGREDIENTS 1½ lbs brussels sprouts 4 T [...]


Roasted Caprese Asparagus

Ingredients 1 lb. asparagus, stalks trimmed 4 T SOOC Eureka Lemon Olive Oil, divided Saltwest Lemon & Dill Infused Sea Salt (or other) to taste 1/2 C shaved Parmesan (not grated) 2 C cherry tomatoes, [...]


Truffled Macaroni and Cheese

This is my Mum's Mac 'n Cheese 'truffled' up! For what it's worth the addition of the horseradish isn't REALLY optional!!! Ingredients 1 1/2 C elbow macaroni 6 T SOOC Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil [...]


Coconut Lime Rice Salad

Ingredients 1 cup jasmine rice ½ cup toasted coconut chips, (like Hungry Buddha) ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted ½ tsp white sugar 1 lime, zested and juiced 1 garlic clove, mashed & minced 1 tbsp. [...]


Baked Sweet Potato Wedges

Ingredients 4 medium Sweet Potatoes; each cut lengthwise into 16 wedges (peeled or unpeeled but scrubbed well - your choice) You can also cut them into fries but reduce the cooking time. 2 tbsp Cinnamon-Pear [...]


Diana’s Beet Salad

This salad is very simple, but versatile! Use this year round for potlucks, barbecues and more! It is always a hit! Ingredients 1 bunch beets, cooked, peeled and thinly sliced 2 green onions, chopped 1 [...]


Dill Apple Barley Salad

Ingredients 3/4 cup pearl barley, add 2 pieces of lemon peel (I use the ends), 6 peppercorns, pinch of fine sea salt (cook following instructions on pkg.) 1 T  SOOC Dill (Wild Fern Leaf) Olive [...]


Spicy Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Easier to prepare than french fries - they require no peeling! These are everything potatoes should be, crisp-skinned, soft & creamy inside and full of flavour, sprinkled with a generous amount of Parmesan. Recipe for [...]


Harissa Maple Roasted Carrots

Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, finely minced 2T SOOC Harissa Infused Olive Oil 2T SOOC Maple Dark Balsamic Vinegar (divided) 1t cumin seeds SOOC Vancouver Island Garlic Infused Sea Salt (or other), to taste freshly ground pepper, to taste 1 lb. [...]


Oregano Winter Pickles

These pickles will taste good in just a few hours, better after a couple of days! And they'll keep for about 2 months refrigerated. Ingredients For the Brine: 2 cups of SOOC Oregano White Balsamic [...]


Roasted Fennel

Ingredients 1 lb fennel, quartered lengthwise 2 tbsp SOOC Peach Balsamic Vinegar 1 tbsp SOOC Rosemary Fused Olive Oil ½ tsp Flor de Sel Directions Preheat oven to 475*F. Line a baking sheet with parchment [...]


Honey Ginger Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients 1 pkg. fresh Cranberries (pick out 'bad' ones) 1/2 cup orange juice 1/4 cup local honey 1 Tbsp Ginger Paste* 2 Tbsp SOOC Honey Ginger White Balsamic    OR   SOOC Cranberry Pear White Balsamic [...]


Stacey’s Sweet Potatoes

This recipe is incredibly easy and created for SOOC by Stacey Hull, chef and owner of Little Black Dog Catering right here in Southampton! Ingredients 3 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1 1/4 [...]


Watermelon Feta Salad

Ingredients 6 C cubed watermelon 1 C crumbled Feta cheese ¼  red onion, thinly sliced ¼ C chopped fresh mint 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 T SOOC Thai Lemongrass Mint White Balsamic Vinegar 3 T SOOC [...]


Superb Grilled Carrots

This recipe was created by Kendra Smith, former employee and owner of Little Black Dog Catering. These carrots work beautifully as a side to any BBQ! Ingredients 1 Bunch Garden Carrots, whole with ends cut [...]


Tropical Lime Coconut Shrimp

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



Ingredients 3 T SOOC Gourmet Garlic Olive Oil 3 C sweet onion chopped in large chunks ¾ lb. (350 g) penne (or other tube shaped pasta) 1 bunch (around 1 lb.) of asparagus in 2 [...]


Lemon Grilled Asparagus

After our long dark winters, what's better than when the first Ontario Asparagus appears at our local Farm Market?! Prepare it simply, so it's natural flavour stands out. Be sure the grill or oven are [...]



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