Month: May 2021

The Olive Us Okanagan Riser

We initially created this refreshingly delicious cocktail for a golf tournament at The Rise in Vernon… hence the name “Olive Us Okanagan Riser” Over the years, it’s become one of the fave sippers for customers, friends and Olive Us too!  The ingredients can easily be adjusted to suite your own taste. Add some awesome visual…

Lemongrass-Mint Mojito

Our Lemongrass Mint Mojito is as refreshing as it is appealing! Ingredients: 6 fresh mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish 1 – 3 teaspoons simple syrup (Optional: see below) 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice – save half the lime cut into wedges and garnish drink 1 tablespoon Olive Us Lemongrass-Mint White Balsamic Vinegar (or…

Chicken & Grapefruit Salad with Mixed Greens

Italian and grapefruit notes pair beautifully with chicken (or many other proteins) and greens. This recipe makes two meal-sized portions or serves four as a side. You can easily double or triple for a larger crowd. Salad Ingredients: 1 large chicken breast* (or fish or tofu can be used for protein instead) 2 Tbsp Olive…

Caramelized Pork Tenderloin

This recipe is simple yet succulent! Ingredients: 1 – (2 to 2.5lbs) pork tenderloin 2 teaspoons salt 1/2  teaspoon paprika 1/2  teaspoon Olive Us Baklouti Chili Agrumato (Fused) Olive Oil 1 tablespoon of Olive Us Ultra Premium mild-medium extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) 3 tablespoons of Olive Us Black Currant or Pomegranate Dark Balsamic Vinegar…

Portuguese Fish Stew

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb skinless bass or grouper, cut into 1-2 inch chunks 3 tablespoons Olive Us mild Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO), such as Chiquitita 2 bay leaves 1/4 cup white wine 1/2 cup water 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1 small onion, thinly sliced 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1…

Orange Olive Oil Dreamsicle Cake

Ingredients: 5 large eggs, at room temperature 1 1/4 cups sugar 3 tablespoon finely grated orange zest 1 cup Olive Us Blood Orange Fused Olive Oil 2 cups cake flour 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon fine sea salt Orange Cream Cheese Glaze (optional) 4 oz. cream cheese at room…

Rigatoni with Sausage

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Olive Us Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) 1 tablespoon Olive Us Milanese Gremolata Olive Oil 1 cup chopped yellow onions 1 1/2 lbs sweet Italian sausage 1/2 cup of spinach Kosher salt and ground pepper 1/2 teaspoon Red pepper flakes (optional) 1 cup white wine 1 cup heavy cream 2/3…

Blueberry Buttermilk Olive Oil Cake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Ingredients: 1/2 cup Olive Us mild Ultra Premium extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), such as Chiquitita, mild Hojiblanca; or Olive Us Lemon, Persian Lime, Blood Orange, or Butter olive oil – And a little extra to brush on baking pan. 1/2 cup buttermilk or milk 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon…

Cavatappi Pasta with Mushrooms, Spinach & Crème Fraiche

Make this quick and delish dinner tonight!  Tastes so good, you’ll wonder how it’s so easy to make! Cook the pasta according to the directions and drain.  Shown here is Pappardelle’s Pesto Cavatappi pasta (available at Olive Us Oil & Vinegar Tasting Room).  Sauté mushrooms in Olive Us Garlic olive oil and add to cooked…

Spicy Steak Fajitas

A fun and delicious ‘make your own’ meal!  Serve with a simple salad dressed with a flavourful vinaigrette made with Olive Us oil and balsamic… give Persian Lime olive oil and Mango White Balsamic a try!  Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds flat iron steak 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 3 cloves garlic, minced Kosher salt and freshly…
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