Tuesday, May 31, 2011

New shops: New Apple Farm Market + Windsor Meats

We are happy to say that our products are now available in the New Apple Farm Market, located at 2011 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver. It is a very well stocked and tidy grocery and produce market. They have a great variety of products, including our brands, Cazorliva and Casanovas Barcelona.

Our products are now available in Windsor Meats!!! With 3 different locations around Vancouver (listed below). Established in 1948, the family owned business has since then become a highly regarded butcher shop within many households across the North and West Vancouver areas. The company is focused on having free-range, all-natural, non-medicated, and local meats, as well as a vast selection of natural sauces, condiments, oils, snacks, and pastas.


3108 Edgemont Boulevard, North Vancouver
5357 Headland Dr., West Vancouver
4889 Mackenzie Street, Vancouver


News: EAT! Vancouver - Food + Cooking Festival

We are pleased to announce that Olives & Things will be taking part in the ninth annual EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival. We are very excited, this is our first fair and we want to meet you!! Mark down these dates on the calendar, June 10-12, 2011 (the address and hours of operation are listed below) and come and see us at EAT’s new home in the brand new Vancouver Convention Centre. This state of the art facility is located just west of the existing Vancouver Convention Centre at Canada Place in the heart of Vancouver. Come and visit us in our booth, # 730. Where you will have the opportunity to taste and learn about  the history and different uses of our products. You will also be able to take part in our contest, “Olives and “many” things”. We can’t wait to meet you!!!!

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival has everything from Celebrity chefs, popular local restaurants, wineries, food and beverage manufacturers, cookbook authors, retailers, artisans, and much more from the culinary world, coming together for a three day public extravaganza at the new Vancouver Convention Centre. EAT Vancouver encompasses unique food experiences, opportunities to learn behind-the-scenes culinary magic from professional chefs, dynamic entertainment through celebrity chef cooking demonstrations and culinary competitions, diverse food, beverage and cooking related exhibits and of course fantastic shopping opportunities.

See you there!!

EAT! Vancouver - Food + Cooking Festival (Dates, times and location)

Friday, June 10th, 2011        2 PM - 9 PM
Saturday, June 11th, 2011    10 AM - 9 PM
Sunday, June 12th, 2011      10 AM - 9 PM

@ The New Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Cooking Tip: Pan Frying

I thought that pan frying was as easy as heating the pan up, lathering it up with a little olive oil and tossing in your chicken breast until I saw this video!!! To have access to more instructional cooking videos and video recipes, redeem your free 14 trial at the Rouxbe Cooking School, after you view the video below.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Video Recipe: Mashed Potatoes for a crowd **Free 14 day trial on Rouxbe, sponsored by Olives and Things

Try this delicious "Mashed Potatoes for a crowd" recipe and add our smoke flavoured salt seasoning jelly for an exciting new taste!!!

Olives & Things is proud to sponsor your student tuition for the next 14 days at the Rouxbe cooking school. Click on the video below or the link above to redeem your free trial. Find over 1000 amazing cooking videos that can help you to become a better and more confident cook.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

New shop: Yaas Bazaar International Foods (Iranian & Mediterranean Super Market)

The first shop in North Vancouver. Our brand, Cazorliva, is now available in Yaas Bazaar International Foods (Iranian & Mediterranean Super Market), located at 1860 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver. You can find an amazing range of Iranian and Mediterranean foods in Yaas, but it's not just a supermarket!! Sit down for a great meal at the adjoined Persian Restaurant.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Video Recipe: Snapper Veracruz **Free 14 day trial at the Rouxbe Cooking School, sponsored by Olives & Things

I just cooked this Snapper Veracruz (using our Cazorliva extra virgin olive oil and Casanovas Barcelona salt with citrus) for lunch yesterday and my wife and I were blown away!! We will sponsor your tuition for 14 days at the Rouxbe cooking school, to redeem your free trial, just click on the video below or link above, follow a few easy steps and than you'll have access to tons of great instructional cooking videos. Enjoy the recipe and the free trial!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

New shop: The Avant Gardener

It is our pleasure to have The Avant Gardener as our newest client. Located at 1460 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, this is more than just a shop where you can find your gardening necessities. You can also find many beautiful decorative items for your home, jewellery and soaps imported from Europe and now, from today, you can find Cazorliva, first cold pressed extra virgin olive oil and Casanovas Barcelona 100 % natural salts.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

New shop: Santa Barbara market

We are happy to announce that, from today, you can find our products (Cazorliva, pure cold pressed extra virgin olive oil and Casanovas Barcelona, 100% natural flavoured salts) in Santa Barbara Market. A very  popular independent grocery/deli on the funky Commercial Drive, in Vancouver. Check it out, you will find a wide variety of specialty foods.
1322 Commercial Drive - Vancouver.

Friday, May 13, 2011

News: The big arrival!!

Today is a very important day for us!! After 8 months of preparation and a trip of 9000 km across the Atlantic, our products have finally arrived in Vancouver today, Friday May 13th of 2011.

We hope our amazing Spanish extra virgin olive oil, salts with natural flavours, seasoning brines and seasoning jellies will help you to become more adventurous in your kitchen!!

Enjoy them!