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Greek Meatballs & Stuffed Eggplant

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We’re big fans of Christine Cushing’s line of tomato sauces, roasted peppers and bold Greek olive oils. She’s doing a tasting of her products tonight at the Drake Hotel. She’ll be serving up juicy Greek meatballs in a spicy tomato sauce, eggplant stuffed with manouri cheese and she’ll be also be offering a tasting of those delicious olive oils. It’s all free and it starts at 8pm.

We caught up with Christine for a quick interview about Greek cuisine… Continue »



Christine Cushing’s Favourite Baked Beans

 

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Christine Cushing will be in the store tomorrow doing demos of her entire line of products – olive oils, tomato sauces and her delicious Fired Up! roasted red pepper spread. Come by and try them all between 11-3pm.

Here she shares a favourite family recipe. Cozy comfort food to share with family and friends on a cold December day. Continue »



Olive Oil For Dessert

Olive oil has been part of cuisine and culture for thousands of years, ever since early Mediterranean communities started grinding the fruit of the Olea europaea and extracting the versatile oil. Since as early as 6000 B.C. it has been used in cooking, religious rituals, medicine, soaps, fuel and sport (imagine naked Spartans wrestling without first oiling up!) Continue »



Celebrity Sauces!

Most of us keep a few convenience items in our pantry for those nights when we’re too busy or wiped out to cook from scratch. One such item that makes for an easy supper is a simple jar of spaghetti sauce. We’re seeing more and more of these sauces being put out by celebrity chefs.

Christine Cushing offers a cognac and roasted pepper version, a fresh basil infused sauce and a porcini and chianti sauce in her line.

While Jamie Oliver offers a red onion and rosemary, and a tomato and chili, among others. How many times have you made a spaghetti sauce from scratch and put cognac in it? Or porcini? Or rosemary for that matter? Continue »