Blog: Holiday Cooking

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    Start the Day on the Right Foot

    Happy World Food Day! Here are three tasty breakfast options to celebrate in style.  Chocolate galore! Stir a couple of teaspoonfuls of pure cocoa powder into a glass of very cold walnut milk. Next, drizzle some STAR extra-virgin olive oil over a slice of toasted whole grain bread and add some avocado and Parmesan shavings. It […]

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    October 13, 2021
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    Three ideas for a laugh on April Fool’s Day

    Laughing and eating are two of life’s great pleasures. Why not combine them with these food-based pranks guaranteed to surprise everyone on April’s Fools Day?  A fake fried egg How about delighting your loved ones with a special fried egg breakfast? Make them using Greek yogurt or cream cheese and apricot (it’s breakfast all the same, just not […]

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    March 29, 2021
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    Ideas for the Perfect Holiday Dessert

    Running out of ideas for holiday desserts? Try these original recipes.  Ice cream made from walnut milk. Serve your chocolate cake with a scoop of healthy, sophisticated homemade walnut milk ice cream. You can make it and freeze it in a flash.  Bread with olive oil, salt and chocolate. Simple, yet irresistible. These four ingredients go together […]

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    December 24, 2020
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    Get ready for the festive season

    Don’t leave it all to the last minute! Start stocking up now before the shops get busy and then you’ll only have fresh food left to buy. Save time and avoid unnecessary stress by adding these essential products to your shopping list today: Extra-virgin olive oil. For salads, cooking, in a small bowl together with […]

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    December 10, 2020
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    Healthy and scary recipes for Halloween

    Looking for scary recipes for your Halloween table? Here are some terrifyingly delicious dishes: Pumpkin with guacamole. Hollow out the pumpkin in time-honoured fashion (if you’re feeling lazy, just buy a round pumpkin and draw a scary mouth and eyes on it with a marker pen, although, be warned, the effect really isn’t the same). […]

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    October 21, 2020
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    Essential Easter Ingredients

    Some ingredients are essential throughout the year, but during Easter even more. Extra virgin olive oil In sauces, in vinaigrette, on bread… This miraculous liquid will brighten up any dish and is essential in numerous Easter recipes, from roasted lamb to glazed ham or side dishes with potatoes or seasonal vegetables creams (try wild asparagus, […]

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    April 9, 2019
  • How to Throw a Cinco de Mayo Party

    We’re big fans of Mexico and we love Mexican dinner parties, so how about throwing one of our own? Here’s how: design a red, white and green color scheme (keep it classy rather than tacky), put together a Ricardo Arjona playlist and draw up a simple but impressive menu (don’t forget tacos and guacamole). Órale! […]

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    May 2, 2018
  • Seasonal Fruits & Veggies to Enjoy this Fall

    Fall is such an exciting time of the year. Apart from Halloween costumes and hay rides, the autumn season also brings a bountiful harvest of healthy and delicious produce, ranging from squash and sweet potatoes to apples and pears. Check out our chart to see what produce is in season!   Try some of our recipes […]

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    October 10, 2017
  • Marbleized Easter Eggs using STAR Olive Oil

    For marbleized eggs, coat eggs with a base color and let dry. Mix STAR Extra Light Olive Oil into another color of dye. The oil will repel color in some places and the dye will adhere in others, creating a marbled effect.

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    April 10, 2017
  • Red, White and Blue Easy Fruit Tart

    This fruit tart is a wonderfully delicious dessert. You can use any fresh fruit that you love! In this version we used red and blue fruits to make it a patriotic Veteran’s Day treat. It’s the perfect thing to share with any veteran that you know! Did you know that Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on […]

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    November 11, 2016
  • Gooey Monster Cookies

    These cookies are so chewy and delicious and so much fun for Halloween! When baking with STAR Butter Flavored Olive Oil make sure you use our conversion cart.

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    October 21, 2016
  • Creepy Pizza Skins

    Make fun and spooky pizza potato skins for a festive Halloween meal or appetizer. These are fun to decorate as goblins, witches, princesses and superheros.

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    October 21, 2016
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