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.

Download Cook Book [PDF]


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.

View Recipe

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!

View Recipe

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.

View Recipe

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.

View Recipe

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.

View Recipe

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!).

View Recipe

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.

View Recipe

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.

View Recipe

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.

View Recipe

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.

View Recipe

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.

View Recipe


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.

View Recipe


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.

View Recipe


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.

View Recipe


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®.

View Recipe


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.

View Recipe


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.

View Recipe


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.

View Recipe


Lupi Olive Oil Recipes and Cookbook

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.

View Recipe


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.

View Recipe


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.

View Recipe


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.

View Recipe


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.

View Recipe


Olive Oil Dip with Homemade Dukkah

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.

View Recipe


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.

View Recipe


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.

View Recipe


Café Style Special Breakfast Tomatoes with Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Lupi Balsamic Vinegar

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.

View Recipe


Infused Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Chilli and Basil Bruschetta with Plums

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.

View Recipe


Best Chips Ever with Lupi Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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!

View Recipe


Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Rosemary Toffee with Lupi Special Selection Delicate Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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.

View Recipe


Horopito and Basil Pesto with Lupi Special Selection Delicate Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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!

View Recipe


Baked Salmon Fillet with Fresh Herbs and Lupi Special Selection Classic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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.

View Recipe


Kiwifruit, Rosemary and Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) Cake made with Lupi Special Selection Delicate Extra Virgin Olive Oil

An amazingly beautiful Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) cake decorated with golden kiwifruit, sprigs of rosemary and a drizzle of yoghurt.

View Recipe


Bruschetta with Tomatoes or Artichoke Hearts

Bruschetta makes a simple tasty starter for summer barbecues or entertaining. For best results use a crusty Italian loaf.

View Recipe


Roasted Tomato, Olive & Cannellini Bean Salad

This simple salad is both colourful and delicious, with the roasted tomatoes creating a more intense flavour.

View Recipe


Tuscan Chickpea Dip

This classic Tuscan snack from the town of Grosseto can be whipped up in minutes from canned chickpeas.

View Recipe


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.

View Recipe


Balsamic Chicken with Aubergine

This one is a family favourite, both filling and flavoursome.  Try it with canned cherry tomatoes for additional sweetness and texture.

View Recipe


Green Pea and Mint Risotto

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

View Recipe