Lupi Olive Oil Recipes and Cookbook

Olive oil is one of the oldest natural ingredients in the world. Its history goes back almost 8,000 years to when the first trees were cultivated in the Syrian/Iranian region of the Middle East. Explore the hand-picked recipes below, or download the Lupi Recipe Cookbook.

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Marinated Mushrooms

Need something a little different to serve on a cheeseboard this summer? These Marinated Mushrooms are the perfect addition and the flavour of Lupi Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil marries the fresh flavours together like a dream. If this recipe has inspired you, don’t forget to FOLLOW us on Facebook…or even SHARE with your friends, you never know they just may also be inspired and invite you around…

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Penne Salad with Mushrooms, Basil, Sun-dried Tomatoes, and Pine Nuts

This Penne Salad with Mushrooms, Basil, Sun-dried Tomatoes, and Pine Nuts is the perfect addition to your summer BBQ or wonderful just on its own. Using Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, this salad will be a winner!

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Focaccia Bread Pull-A-Part

Fresh, homemade bread is wonderful to eat but also makes your house smell divine. Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the perfect finishing touch to make this Focaccia Bread Pull-A-Part the perfect summertime lunch.

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Lupi Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Chocolate Truffles

These Chocolate Truffles are the ultimate Christmas treat, with a decadent fresh flavour and silky consistency of Lupi Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

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Infused ORGANIC Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Downloadable Label

Take Lupi ORGANIC Extra Virgin Olive Oil to the next level by creating these wonderful homemade Infused Olive Oil gifts. To make it extra easy, we have provided you with a label to print out so that your recipients know exactly what they have received.

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Christmas Crinkle Cookies

Christmas time always gets us into the kitchen and these Christmas Crinkle Cookie creations certainly won’t disappoint! Get the kids, grandparents and even Dad involved with this one. Using Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil these cookies won’t last long in the cookie jar!

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Filled Calzone with Rocket, Salami and Cheese

Sure, you could buy a fancy sandwich for lunch, or you could make an incredible Calzone, stuffed with Rocket, Salami and Cheese! The whole family will love it. This Calzone recipe is easier than you think, and Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil makes the dough just that little bit more special…fancy even…

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Seafood Paella

Food is for sharing and this Kiwi Seafood Paella is one recipe you need to put on your summer menu. Using Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, this dish is a wonderful combination of what a true Kiwi summer is.

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Pomegranate Salad Dressing

This wonderfully coloured Pomegranate Salad Dressing will make any salad pop! Using Lupi ORGANIC Extra Virgin Olive Oil, everyone will be asking you for the recipe this summer salad season.

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Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Cardamon and Orange Meringues

Meringues are a traditional treat, however combining Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil with the flavours of cardamom and orange, make these Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Cardamon and Orange Meringues a memorable dessert that everyone will love.

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Fresh Herb Dip

This Fresh Herb Dip is so quick and easy to make. Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil carry and intensify’s all the incredible fresh herb flavours. A true guest impresser!

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Black Velvet Cake

Who would have thought that beetroot is an amazing flavour for not only a cake, but also the icing! Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil makes sure this cake is rich and most, everything a Black Velvet Cake should be.

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Stuffed Lamb with EVOO Flavour Bomb

Are floppy herbs a problem in your kitchen? Well, here is an absolutely brilliant way to freeze any left-over fresh herbs and use them to punch up the flavour of future meals. Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil is perfect to help to preserve the freshness of the herbs, ready to be used with just about any meal you are making.

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Kiwi Lolly Log

The classic Kiwi Lolly Log recipe is a fav in all Kiwi homes, however using Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil makes the recipe a lot easier and just as tasty! However, we are definitely not responsible for getting in the way of Summer Bod planning…

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Roasted Garlic Bulbs

Once you have tried this recipe, you will never cook your family roast any other way. Garlic and Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, together in pure culinary harmony.

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Baked Mediterranean Fish

The beauty of this recipe is that you can personalise everyone’s fish parcel so that when it’s opened on the plate the delicious scent of Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Mediterranean flavours will be perfectly balanced…exactly the way you like it!

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Mum’s Vege Bake

This is one of those recipes that you can make to use up vegetables in the fridge and to fill up those hungry tummies.

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Apple and Cardamom Cake

This moist, light cake makes for a perfect and decadent afternoon tea. You could also slightly warm it and serve with yoghurt. Yum!

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Olive Oil Poached Prawns with Vegetable Pistou

Never overcook prawns again, with this simple and tasty trick using Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

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Vegan Cheeseball

This vegan cheeseball recipe is great to serve with drinks or just to keep in your fridge because it’s so darn good. Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil gives this recipe that little something extra that you’re sure to love.

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Fanouropita - A cake for lost things

Lost something? In Greece, they would make this cake to find it. Yes, it’s true. This cake is named after St Fanourios who was known for finding lost things. However, it is a lovely and moist flavoured cake with a hint of spice, walnuts and of course, Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, perfect to make anytime.

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Roasted Kumara with EVOO and Date Glaze

Kumara is the best roasted vegetable to marry sweet flavours with. By adding Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, the sweet and savoury become a beautiful dish to serve.

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Vegan Maple and Coconut Popcorn

You have to make this, you just have too! Just imagine on a cold winter’s night, snuggling up under a blanket and watching your fav movie with a gorgeous bowl of Vegan Maple and Coconut Popcorn!!!

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Farfalle Pasta with Pecan and Basil Sauce

How can something so simple taste so great! This vegan Farfalle Pasta with Pecan and Basil Sauce has all the flavours you could want, with Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil blending them all together.

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Vegan Zucchini Cake

Fancy something a bit different? This Vegan Zucchini Cake is surprisingly tasty and the saying “You can have cake and eat it too” definitely relates here, with a decent amount of ‘hidden’ vegetables inside.

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Edamame Beans

Want a snack that is not only healthy but extremely satisfying? Edamame Beans with Lupi ORGANIC Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the perfect option, plus really quick to make – so you won’t reach for those treats in the cupboard.

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Olive Oil Pizza Dough

Quite possibly the easiest pizza dough you could make, as you don’t have to wait for the dough to rise. Plus, you will have all of the ingredients in your cupboard! Made with Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, this pizza dough becomes perfectly vegan.

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Massaman Slow Cooked Beef Curry

Ever tried making your own curry paste? Well you should! Although the list of ingredients is long, it is well worth the depth of flavours you can achieve. Lupi Special Selection Bold Extra Virgin Olive Oil works perfectly with all of the flavour blends in our Massaman Slow Cooked Beef Curry recipe.

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Cumin Seed and Olive Oil Crackers

Just imagine serving these wonderfully tasty crackers using Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil and being able to say to your family and friends that you made them from scratch. Surprisingly, they are easy to make!

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Chicken and Turmeric Soup

This soup is a fantastic winter treat and the best part is, it tastes so good. Using a good amount of Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, this Chicken and Turmeric soup will fill those cold tummies on a crisp winter day.

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Crispy Chicken Confit

Cooking in Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil means that your meat will stay moist and full of flavour. Why not try this twist on an old favourite Chicken Confit by making the skin super crispy and serving with your favourite winter vegetables.

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Organic Handmade Gnocchi

Lupi ORGANIC Extra Virgin Olive Oil allows you to make this yummy Vegan Gnocchi completely ORGANIC and perfect for a warm winter meal. Add your favourite sauce to complete this dish.

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Rosemary and Dark Chocolate Olive Oil Cookies

These cookies have the most unusual combination; Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, dark chocolate and rosemary. But they are so yummy that they may not even last the weekend (or the day!).

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Hot Water Chocolate Cake

Fancy a light but extra tasty chocolate cake? Well this is the perfect recipe. Not only does this cake mix make a really large cake, it can also be used to make smaller muffins and freeze for school lunches. Lupi Special Selection Delicate Extra Virgin Olive Oil keeps this cake mix very moist however you decide to use it.

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Crumbed Olives

In the winter months, it’s nice to have a party snack or a decadent nibble by the fire. These really simple, but oh so tasty, Crumbed Olives can be prepared in advance and then crisped up, ready to serve your waiting guests.

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Creamy Balsamic Mushrooms with Crusty Ciabatta

Lupi Modena Balsamic Vinegar brings out an amazing sweetness to this mushroom dish. It’s a wonderful alternative to a hearty winter soup. Served with ciabatta bread drenched in Lupi Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, this will warm your heart, soul and body.

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Balsamic Vinegar, Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Sauce with Chocolate Brownies

If you are looking for a brownie recipe that actually works….look no further! This recipe, using Lupi Special Selection Delicate Extra Virgin Olive Oil, is amazing and the sauce just makes it that little bit more adult.

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Fried Calamari

Calamari is such a delicate seafood and too much coating can overpower the wonderful taste and texture. Matched with homemade aioli sauce (it’s easier than you think), this wonderful dish will very quickly become a Friday night family favourite.

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Bean Cakes with Balsamic Vegan Gravy

Prepare an extra special Vegan meal for you and your family with Lupi ORGANIC Extra Virgin Olive Oil and our incredible Vegan Bean Cakes with Vegan Gravy recipe. Vegan and ORGANIC ingredients, the best of both worlds! This Vegan Gravy recipe, made with Lupi ORGANIC Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Lupi Modena Balsamic Vinegar delivers a richness and flavour that are the perfect feel-good flavour creators.

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Kiwi Hash with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Let’s face it. What’s better than a hash brown for breakfast? Well nothing, especially when it’s made using Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

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Ploughman’s Board with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Flavour Bomb

There is nothing nicer than serving a Ploughman’s Board for lunch, dinner or just as nibbles with drinks because everybody gets what they like. Add this Extra Virgin Olive Oil Flavour Bomb take your Ploughman’s Board from like to LOVE.

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The world’s tastiest Chicken Wings

The world’s tastiest Chicken Wings Quite possibly the world’s tastiest Chicken Wings, this recipe is fantastic as you can adjust the spice mix to suit yourself. Plus, the best thing is that this recipe comes with a tasty sauce that uses the same spice mix!

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Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Ice Cream

To create a refreshing and decadent palette cleanser or dessert, simply drizzle Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil over your favourite Vanilla Ice Cream and sprinkle with sea salt flakes for an incredible flavour experience.

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The world’s most amazing semi-dried tomatoes

Want a secret tip for the world’s most amazing semi-dried tomatoes? Simply add Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Lupi Modena Balsamic Vinegar to give tomatoes an extra flavour and sweetness that you won’t get from a deli.

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Mother’s Day Breakfast Mimosa

There is nothing more special on Mother’s Day than receiving breakfast in bed made by your little ones . However, you may need to help a little bit with this Mother’s Day Breakfast Mimosa.

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Vegemite® or Marmite® Parmesan Cantucci (Biscotti)

What could be better than combining the quintessential Italian biscuit with one of NZ’s favourite spreads? This Vegemite® and Parmesan Cantucci is hard to beat. Oh, and just to avoid arguments, this recipe works equally well with Marmite®.

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Lupi Olive Oil and Herbed Popcorn

Take this great afternoon snack to a whole new level, and maybe a little more grown-up, by simply adding Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil and a few herbs.

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Italian Style Steak

Eat steak like an Italian, when a little is not enough….do more than drizzle your steak in Lupi Special Selection Extra Virgin Olive Oil Bold Taste for something really special.

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Ciambella

Ciambella can be thought of as Italy’s Tea Cake. The refreshing aroma of lemon and Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil will allow this cake to be a lovely centrepiece for your afternoon tea, or introduce an Italian tradition and enjoy it as a breakfast treat on a Sunday morning.

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Lamb, Haloumi and Tomato Skewers

Need something really tasty but quick to make? These Lamb, Haloumi and Tomato Skewers are great for a meal, or serve them up as a pre-dinner nibble.

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Baked Whole Snapper

Snapper are running at the moment, and fresh fish is always a treat, however, a lot of the flesh is wasted when we fillet. This recipe allows for the whole fish to be cooked, making for full and happy family meal-times, plus if you are limiting your indulgences over Lent you need not miss out.

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Quick and Easy Pasta Sauce with Feijoa and Tomato

Although Feijoas are a fruit, they add something special, and very Kiwi, to this easy pasta sauce with a twist. To be honest, most people wouldn’t know what the special flavour is, just that it tastes incredible.

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The Best BBQ Mussels

Quite possibly the easiest seafood dish you will ever make, these half-shell mussels on the BBQ will disappear quicker than you can cook them.

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Devine Dukkah

The complex flavours that present themselves from what is seemingly such a simple recipe will impress any guest. The blend of textures from the dukkah, through to the Lupi Balsamic Vinegar and Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, sopped up with fresh bread will instantly become one of your favourites.

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Kiwi Caprese

A Caprese salad is made traditionally using the Italian flag colours, so why not add a little kiwi flair to the selection? Serve this with fresh bread as an entree or as a colourful side dish with your meal, either way, your guests are sure to love it.

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Horopito and Basil Pesto

Pesto is an easy way to add flavour to your cheeseboard or create an entire meal by stirring thru pasta. This pesto has so much flavour with the earthiness of Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil and the spiciness of the horopito, your tastebuds will thank you!

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Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savoury Pie Pastry

It’s easy to just buy pre-made pie pastry, but it’s really not that hard to make. Plus it is so rewarding knowing that it’s made from scratch using fresh ingredients. The best part is even the kids can get involved, so you can create a new family tradition.

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Paprika, Honey and Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil Dressing

This Paprika and Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil dressing is the perfect finishing touch to any salad from a simple garden salad to a mouth-watering Prosciutto, Bocconcini and Fig salad. Simple to make and with the underlying flavours of honey, mustard and lemon, all your guests will be asking for the recipe.

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Special Breakfast Tomatoes

Basic cooked tomatoes with bacon and eggs are so last week. Fancy it up with this tasty idea. Not only do the flavours of the Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil compliment the earthiness of the tomatoes, but the sweetness of the balsamic brings out the flavours.

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Sweet Taralli

There is something special about being able to take a traditional recipe and adjust it just a little, keeping the heart and adding to the experience. This recipe certainly does that.

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Infused Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil

It’s easy to make homemade infused Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and this Chilli and Basil Infused EVOO recipe is an exceptional way to impress guests. Simply place 1/4 cup of Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil in a small saucepan, then pop in 2 dried chillies and 6 Basil leaves, gently heating for 4-5 mins. Remove the chillies and basil leaves, and cool the oil. Then, simply brush your bread with the oil and grill until golden. (Note, it is important to use the oil you make on the day that you make it.)

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Best Chips Ever

Crispy roasted chips are pretty hard to beat, however, combine these extra crispy chips with Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Parmesan cheese, and you will have a complete winner!

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Rosemary Toffee

Toffee is a wonderful old-fashioned sweet, but once you have tried this reinvention of a time-honoured favourite you won’t ever want traditional toffee again.

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Horopito and Basil Pesto

Pesto is an easy way to add flavour to your cheeseboard or create an entire meal by stirring thru pasta. And this pesto has so much flavour with the earthiness of Lupi Delicate Extra Virgin Olive Oil and the spiciness of the horopito, your tastebuds will thank you!

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Baked Salmon Fillet with Fresh Herbs

Need a really quick and easy recipe that will impress your guests? This Baked Salmon Fillet is perfect for those summer meals that allows you to entertain and not be stuck in the kitchen. And of course, Lupi Special Selection Classic Extra Virgin Olive Oil allows the flavours of the fish and the olive oil to blend all the ingredients together.

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Kiwifruit, Rosemary and Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) Cake

Just imagine….After serving a delicious meal to your family and friends, presenting this amazingly beautiful cake decorated with golden kiwifruit, sprigs of rosemary and a drizzle of yoghurt.

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Balsamic Chicken with Aubergine / eggplant

This tasty dish is both hearty and healthy. Use canned cherry tomatoes instead of Italian tomatoes for extra sweetness and texture; or separate and reduce the cooking liquid in a large sauté pan, to create a thicker, more intensely-flavoured sauce for serving.

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Grilled Flat Mushrooms with Garlic and Thyme

These mushrooms are delicious hot or cold, so they are equally appropriate for a dinner party, barbecue or picnic. Try them in a sandwich with cream cheese and roasted red pepper.

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Bruschetta with Tomatoes or Artichoke Hearts

Bruschetta is simply toasted or grilled bread, rubbed with garlic and sprinkled with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, then topped with a variety of toppings. The best bread to use is a crusty Italian loaf. A French stick sliced on the diagonal is a good alternative.

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Green Pea & Mint Risotto

The combination of peas and mint, along with lemon zest and ricotta cheese turn this simple risotto into a delicious dish to impress family and friends.

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Roasted Tomato, Olive and Cannellini Bean Salad

This simple salad is both colourful and delicious. Roasting the tomatoes gives them a more interesting and intense flavour.

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Tuscan Chickpea Dip

A classic Tuscan snack or antipasto from the town of Grosseto. Traditionally made from dried chickpeas, this delicious snack can be whipped up in minutes from canned chickpeas.

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