Entries by Fiona


A favourite fall dish, especially when you think you cannot possibly eat another zucchini from your garden.  Easy and delicious.   Needed for this recipe: Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Garlic Infused Olive Oil * Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Baklouti Green Chili Olive Oil (optional) *also works great with Tuscan Herb, Basil, and savoury […]

Blenheim Apricot & Olive Oil Cake

Chef Rachel gives us another delicious recipe. Needed for this Recipe: Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Blenheim Apricot White Balsamic Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil Ingredients 2 cups Semolina flour 1 tablespoon Baking Powder 1½ teaspoon Baking Soda ½ teaspoon Salt 1 cup cane sugar, divided 2 Eggs 1¼ cups […]

Vegan Gravy

Warm 3 Tablespoons of Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Rosemary Olive Oil in a pan. Sprinkle in 1 Tablespoon of flour, using a whisk to blend it until smooth. Gradually add 1 cup of vegetarian broth (not too salty), and heat until bubbly and thicken. Add salt and pepper to taste.  *also works with Wild […]

Mediterranean Diet Prolongs Life of Seniors

A study from Italy found the key to a longer life might lie in following the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet). Senior participants whose eating plan most closely adhered to the diet had a 25-percent less likelihood of death from any cause compared to those who adhered to the diet a little or not at all.   Read article…

Chocolate Blood Orange Waffles

Perfect for a rainy Sunday morning (or a romantic Saturday night).  Or both. Courtesy of Chef Rachel, or OliveOilChef on Instagram. Needed for this Recipe: • Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Blood Orange Agrumato-Style Olive Oil Ingredients: 1½ cups whole wheat flour 3 tsp. Baking powder ½ tsp. salt ¼ cup good quality cocoa powder […]

Baked Truffle Fries

Needed for this Recipe: • Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Robust Intensity UP_Certified Extra Virgin Olive Oil • Sunshine Coast Olive Oil Co. Black Truffle Salt   Baking home fries from real potatoes is an easy, delicious alternative to deep-fried fast food.  You basically toss the pre-cut potatoes in oil, season and place in the […]


The health benefits of olive oil are unrivaled, and research reveals more benefits nearly every day. In fact, we are only just beginning to understand the countless ways olive oil can improve our health, and our lives. Olive oil is the cornerstone of the Mediterranean diet — an essential nutritional mainstay for the world’s longest-living […]