Olive Oil Recipes — Cooking

Tracy Dennis
Cauliflower steaks with roasted red pepper & olive salsa

Cauliflower steaks with roasted red pepper & olive salsa

    By  Sophie Godwin Unlock the flavours of cauliflower with a red pepper, olive and caper salsa, topped with almonds. Healthy and vegan, it makes a tasty light lunch or dinner.  Ingredients 1x cauliflower½ tsp smoked paprika2 tbsp Extra Virgin olive oil1x roasted red pepper4x Telegraph Hill Kalamata olives, pittedsmall handful parsley1 tsp capers½ tbsp Cabernet Drizzle2 tbsp toasted flaked almonds   Method  Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7 and line a baking tray with baking parchment. Slice the cauliflower into two 1-inch steaks – use the middle part as it’s larger, and save the rest for another time. Rub the paprika...

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Tracy Dennis

Bye Bye Butter, We're Baking with Olive Oil Now

Using olive oil in desserts is nothing new; traditional recipes for cakes and cookies using olive oil have been around for generations. However, if you want to swap in olive oil for some or all of the fats, like butter, lard, shortening, margarine, or other oils in your baking, there are a few rules of thumb to follow to guarantee success. Benefits of Baking with Olive Oil Using olive oil cuts down on "bad" cholesterol and saturated fat in your baking. It's considered a "good" fat, unlike butter. It also adds extra antioxidants (natural chemicals that help protect our cells) and vitamin E...

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