Olive Oil Recipes — olive oil

Geoff Crawford

Choc Mocca Earthquake Cookies

Once cooked these cookies have 'earthquake' cracks, hence their name! Beat together 1 ½ cups Brown Sugar ½ cup Olive Oil   Beat together and mix in ¼ cup sour cream or plain yoghurt 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla essence Sift together and then mix in 1 ¾ cups plain flour ¾ cup cocoa powder 2 tsp instant coffee 1 tsp B Soda ¼ tsp salt 1/8 tsp ground black pepper Mix all together and refrigerate for 4 hours – should be quite firm. Sift ½ cup Icing sugar onto plate and spoon small portions (1 heaped tspn) of mixture onto...

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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
Italian Lemon Olive Oil Cake

Italian Lemon Olive Oil Cake

A light and fluffy lemon cake made with olive oil and topped with lemon vanilla cream cheese frosting.Servings 16IngredientsItalian Lemon Olive Oil Cake:1 cup Telegraph Hill Extra Virgin Olive Oil3 Eggs1 1/3 cup Whole Milk1 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice2 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Zest2 Cups Sugar2 Cups Flour1 teaspoon Baking Powder1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda1 teaspoon Salt Filling:1 cup Lemon CurdLemon Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting:1/2 cup Butter softened1 - 8 ounce package Cream Cheese softened4 cups Powdered Sugar may need 1/4 cup more depending on consistency1 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice1/2 teaspoon Lemon Zest plus more for garnish1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla or Vanilla...

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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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