Pairing of Olive Oils and Vinegars
add candied walnuts or slivered almonds with red onions, goat cheese, feta cheese or blue cheese, cherry tomatoes and chicken breast or slice of meat (you may also add seasonal fruits to your salads as well).
Arbequina & Black Currant Balsamic
Coratina & Black Currant Balsamic
Picual Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Lemon Sicilian Balsamic
Tuscan Herb & Lemon Sicilian Balsamic
Tuscan Herb & 18 years Balsamic
Basil Olive Oil & 18 years age Dark Balsamic
Fig Balsamic & Chipotle Olive Oil
Fig Balsamic & Blood Orange Olive Oil
Fig Balsamic & Harissa Olive Oil
Pomegranate Balsamic and Lemon Olive Oil
Cara Cara Vanilla Orange Balsamic V & Blood Orange Olive Oil
PERSIAN LIME OLIVE OIL & COCONUT BALSAMIC V NEW
BLOOD ORANGE OLIVE OIL & STRAWBERRY BALSAMIC V
Cranberry-Pear White Balsamic Vinegar & Blood Orange Olive Oil
18 years Balsamic Vinegar & Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil
18 years Balsamic Vinegar & Lemon Olive Oil
18 years Balsamic Vinegar & Basil Olive Oil
18 years Balsamic Vinegar & Blood Orange Olive Oil
Blackberry Ginger Balsamic Vinegar & Roasted Walnut Oil
Blackcherry Balsamic & French Roasted Walnut Oil
Honey Ginger Balsamic & Roasted Onion & Cilantro EVOO
Honet Ginger Balsamic & Persian Lime Olive Oil
Grapefruit Balsamic & Roasted Onion and Cilantro Olive Oil
Blood Orange Olive Oil & Cranberry Pear Balsamic
Persian Lime Olive Oil
Lemon olive oil w/ 18 years aged balsamic vinegar
For your favorite fish meal:
Roasted Walnut Oil
Dill olive oil
Persian Lime Olive Oil/Coconut Balsamic V
Lemon Olive Oil
Blood Orange Olive oil
Chipotle Olive Oil
Tuscan Herb Olive Oil
Black Currant Balsamic
Black Cherry Balsamic
Honey Ginger Balsamic V
Lemon Sicilian Balsamic V
Tomato , Butternut Squash or Red Pepper Soup you can add shredded cheese such as Parmesan or Asiago and add the following olive oils to your soups.
Tuscan Herb Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Wild Mushroom and Sage (the best with soups)
Pasta & Potatoes:
drizzle olive oil and cheese of your choice, sun dried tomatoes or small pieces of ham and Antica Brand Mediterranean Oregano with....
Tuscan Herb Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Butter extra virgin olive oil
Garlic Olive Oil
Chipotle Olive Oil
Rice (White or Brown):
when you boil 2 cups of water before you add your 1 cup of white or brown rice you may pour onto the boiled water 2 tbsp of the following olive oils and let it simmer.
Meats (fillet mignon, flank steak, pork, chicken etc)
Herb de Provence as a marinate
Espresso Aged Balsamic vinegar as a dipping sauce
Pomegranate Aged Balsamic Vinegar to marinate
Dark Chocolate Aged Balsamic Vinegar or Espresso with Feta cheese or crumbled Blue cheese (best with fillet mignon)
Maple Balsamic as a marinate
Dark Chocolate Aged Balsamic Vinegar
Espresso Aged Balsamic Vinegar
Raspberry Aged Balsamic Vinegar
Wild blueberry Aged Balsamic Vinegar
Peach White Aged Balsamic Vinegar or Cranberry Pear Aged Balsamic Vinegar (can be used with seasonal fruits like apple, oranges, banana's, strawberries, peaches, apricots and grapes chopped in a bowl with peach balsamic over it and some shredded coconut and vanilla hagen dazz ice cream)
Need Mozzarella,Fresh Basil,Apricots & Cinnamon Pear Aged Balsamic Vinegar
Slice the mozarella into round shapes place in individual slices on a large plate.
Rinse fresh basil and stack them on top of each mozzarella.
Cut the apricots in halves and stack them on top of the basil.
Drizzle the Cinnamon Pear Balsamic Vinegar
Need A large bag of Plain Tortilla Chips,Avocados & Lemon Sicilian Balsamic Vinegar
Brush on to the Tortilla Chips avocado olive oil and place them on a parchement sheet on a baking pan and bake for 5 mn. Chop the fresh avocados into very small pieces and add Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic Vinegar. Mix the avocado with the Sicilian Balsamic Vinegar and you have yourself a nice dip.
Buy heirloom tomatoes,Buy a package of Persian Cucumbers, One red onion, Feta cheese crumbles ,Basil extra virgin olive oil & 18 years aged balsamic vinegar
Wash the cucumbers and tomatoes cut them in small pieces . Chop half a red onion . Put them in a medium size bowl . Toss the feta cheese . Add basil olive oil and 18 year aged balsamic vinegar.
One celery branch,One large radish,Crumbled Blue cheese,Slivered walnutsDill weed & Extra Virgin Persian Lime Olive Oil. 3 oz
Wash the celery and radish. Using a chopping block cut the celery in small pieces and slice the radishes very thin. Use a medium size bowl . Add the celery, radishes, crumbled blue cheese, sprinkle dill weed and toss some slivered walnuts . Toss together and add 3 oz of extra virgin persian lime olive oil. Makes a delicious summer salad.
Bring water, balsamic to a simmer in a 2- to 2 1/2-quart saucepan. Add the quince and sprig of thyme. Simmer, gently stirring once or twice, until quince is tender, about 35 minutes. Discard the thyme sprig, drain quince in a sieve set over a bowl and reserve for pan sauce.
Pat pork chops dry with paper towels. Sprinkle with sea salt and pepper. In nonstick 12 inch skillet, heat the Extra Virgin Olive Oil over med-high heat. Cook chops 4 minutes one side, turn over and cook 3 minutes the other side. Transfer to platter and keep warm. Increase heat to high. Stir shallot into pan juices; cook 2 minutes. Stir in the balsamic and cook down for an additional 2 minutes. Add the strained poached quince to the pan and stir to combine. Adjust seasoning with sea salt and fresh ground pepper.
To serve, ladle the pan sauce and quinces over the pork chops.
Aged Espresso Balsamic Tiramisu
Preheat the oven to 450.
Rub the entire pork shoulder with a tablespoon of Hojiblanca olive oil, season the entire surface area liberally with salt and fresh ground pepper and place in the roasting pan, fat side up. Arrange the vegetables around the roast in the pan, drizzle and toss with another tablespoon of olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
Roast the shoulder and vegetables uncovered at 450 for 20 minutes until the vegetables begin to take color and the pork roast is browned.
Reduce the oven to 350.
In a large bowl, mix together the tomatoes, wine, a tablespoon of Hojiblanca, and the rosemary leaves. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper. Pour evenly over the roast and vegetables in the pan. With heavy duty foil, tightly seal the roasting pan and roast at 350 for five hours.
Meanwhile, make the polenta.
ARBEQUINA Fried Romano Polenta
ARBEQUINA Olive Oil - 2 tablespoons plus enough to fill a frying pan 2"
In a 3+ quart sauce pan heat one tablespoon of ARBEQUINA . Saute the onion until translucent, about three minutes. Add the garlic and saute for another minute. Add the broth and bring to a simmer. While stirring constantly, add the polenta in a steady stream. Continue stirring constantly for 20-25 minutes until the polenta is thick.
Mapple Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Sprinkle the florets with salt and steam for 8 minutes until slightly tender but still firm. In a heavy sauce pan over medium heat melt the 2 tablespoons of butter. Gradually whisk the flour in to the melted butter until no dry spots remain. Pour the hot milk and hot half and half in in to the butter-flour mixture, whisking constantly until it comes to a boil. Continue whisking constantly for 1 minute until thickened and then remove from heat.
Add 1 teaspoon of salt, fresh ground pepper to taste, 1 teaspoon of white truffle oil and 1/2 cup of the Gruyere, and 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese.
Butter a 2-3 quart shallow baking dish or casserole.
Place the drained cauliflower in to the baking dish and pour the sauce evenly over the cauliflower. Combine the remaining tablespoon of butter with the remaining teaspoon of white truffle oil. Toss the butter and truffle oil with the bread crumbs and remaining 1/2 cup of Gruyere and sprinkle on top of the casserole. Sprinkle with more salt and pepper to taste. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until golden the bread crumbs are golden brown and the casserole is bubbling.
Whisk 1/3 cup of sugar with egg yolks for two minutes until light yellow and tripled in volume. Place the egg yolks in a large heat proof bowl set over a medium saucepan of simmering water. Add the Marsala and continue whisking constantly for about five minutes or until the temperature of the mixture reaches 150 degrees on a digital thermometer. Set aside and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
In a large bowl, whip the mascarpone and 1/3 cup of sugar with the heavy cream until soft peaks form. Gently fold the zabaglione (egg yolk mixture) in to the mascarpone mixture. Blend the espresso or coffee with the remaining two tablespoons of sugar, rum and espresso balsamic until the sugar dissolves.
Working with 1 cookie at a time, dipping a total of 8 cookies into the espresso per layer. Arrange the lady fingers in a single layer, side by side with a small amount of room between each, over the bottom of a two to three quart dish. Spoon 1/3 of the mascarpone mixture over the cookies and gently spread to cover. Sprinkle with ground chocolate. Repeat this process two more times finishing with a layer of mascarpone and ground chocolate on top. Cover the tiramisu with plastic and refrigerate at least 6 hours.
Cinnamon - Pear Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Grease an 8-inch round baking pan with a teaspoon of blood orange olive oil. Line bottom with a round of parchment paper and grease the paper with remaining olive oil.
In a double boiler melt finely chopped chocolate with blood orange agrumato olive oil. Remove from heat and whisk in the sea salt and sugar. Add eggs one at a time whisking well after each addition. Sift the cocoa powder over the chocolate and whisk until just combined.
Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in middle of oven for 20-23 minutes, or until top has formed a thin crust. Cool cake in pan on a rack 5 minutes and invert onto a serving plate. Drizzle cake with a small amount of blood orange agrumato or dust cake with additional cocoa powder and serve with tangerine sorbet, whipped cream, or vanilla gelato.
Flour-less 72% Dark Chocolate & Blood Orange Olive Oil Cake
Heat oven to 400F. Cut a piece of parchment paper to fit the bottom of a half sheet jelly-roll pan.
Thoroughly shake or whisk together the Cinnamon-Pear Balsamic and Butter Extra Virgin Olive Oil. In a large bowl toss to liberally coat the sweet potato wedges with the emulsified balsamic-olive oil mixture.
Arrange the potato wedges on the parchment paper lined pan in a single layer, without over-crowding. Sprinkle with sea salt and roast for 45 minutes until tender and the balsamic glaze has caramelized.
Truffled Cualiflower Gratin