This is the main event. The focal point of the meal and the part everyone anticipates the most. It’s the item you see listed most prominently on any menu, even though it virtually always requires an accompanying side dish, or dishes repertoire.

Truffled Pasta with Wine and Chanterelles

This light, savoury dish is one that we come back to again and again for a quick, weeknight dinner. If you’re a truffle lover, you’ll appreciate the earthy aspects of the dish combined with the bright flavours of white wine and lemon. However, if you’re not a truffle fan, just omit the truffle oil and…
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Pesto Cavatappi Pasta with Basil Pesto

Simple and delicious meal for a summer gathering or a weeknight— make sure there are leftovers because this is a great lunch the next day! ½ lb Pesto Cavatappi pasta (or another short cut pasta—find it at Olive Us!) 1/2C pesto (find our recipe here, find two kinds in-store at Olive Us, or our online…
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Creamy Spinach and Zucchini Pasta

Easy and flavourful pasta dish that’s light and loaded with vegetables (topped with cream sauce of course). Broil it after for a beautifully golden brown, melted cheesy top! Pasta ½ lb Plain Trumpet pasta (or any of the other short pastas at Olive Us, like Trumpet Herb) 3 Tbsp Olive Us Garlic Olive Oil (or…
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Boeuf Bourguignon

A variation on Julia Child’s famous dish, your house will be filled with warm stewing scents of wine, garlic, and braised beef! Such a good meal on a chilly winter’s day or any time of year you’re craving a hearty stew. Soak up the sauce/gravy with a slice of thick-crusted, good bread or pour it…
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Thai Curry Coconut Mussels

Such a phenomenally flavourful and easy meal to make! Perfect served with garlic bread to soak up all the sauce. A must try! 2 lbs fresh mussels 1 can full-fat coconut milk ½ C White wine 4 Tbsp Olive Us Single Varietal EVOO (or Garlic, Tuscan Herb, or Basil Olive Oil) 2 Tbsp garlic, chopped…
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Herbed Fettuccine with Lemon Whipped Ricotta

Such a simple yet flavourful meal that can be put together in 15 minutes! ½ lb Lemon Basil Fettuccine (or another Olive Us fettuccine such as Basil Garlic, Roasted Garlic Herb, Spinach Garlic, or Summer Herb) 1C Basil, packed 2 cloves garlic, crushed or minced 1/3C Olive Us Basil Olive Oil (or Garlic, Lemon, or…
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