Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Newsletter - November 2012 -
"Are you ready for our tastings?" 

Hi Everyone,

The rain is back and it's time to get your kitchen ready for cooking all those amazing recipes to share them with your friends!! That's why we'll have a bunch of tatings ready for you to give you the opportunity to try all our products and impress , here are some locations where we'll be doing our tastings during this month. We'll keep you updated with new locations through our facebook & twitter profiles.

We have 2 new locations where you can find our products in Courtenay & Whitehorse. Check out where:
We're very excited that our products have arrived to the Yukon Territories!!!!!!

Riverside Grocery located at 201 Lowe St., Y1A 1W5, Y.T. 
Riverside Grocery has been a family owned and independently operated business for over 25 years. Leona and Pat Commons have continually advanced their inventory of specialty health foods, organic produce and imported foods to serve their clientele better. They have an extensive inventory of gluten-free ready baked goods, pasta, baking mixes, doughnuts, bread and baking supplies.  Carrying everything!! They may look small but their unique shaped store is jam-packed with over 20,000 items, and Karen keep adding more everyday!  Come in and browse, you will be surprised! Now you can find our family EVOO Cazorliva, our Casanovas Barcelona Salts and ouAntonio Sotos Saffron! :)

Runge's Fine Foods & Deli Located at 347 4th St., Courtenay,  B.C.
Runges Fine Foods doesn't have web page where you can enjoy browsing around but it has great cheese and a very friendly staff. :)  If you are looking for quality food and reasonable prices, this is the place for you.
You can find our Roldan Olives and our Casanovas Barcelona salts. 

Our video recipe from Rouxbe for November is  "Morroccan Lamb Tagine  Preview"

We love Morroccan food, full of flavours and tradition. This is a great example of one of their amazing dishes that is perfect for a big dinner with friends. As you can see in the video from Rouxbe Cooking School, it taste better the next day, how awesome is that?? :) Remember that you can learn how to cook at Rouxbe.com!! Olives and Things is pleased to offer you the next 14 days for free on the Rouxbe Online Cooking School. Click on the video recipe link below to get great instructional cooking videos and video recipes.


Newsletter - October 2012 -
"Thanksgiving is here!!!" 

Hi Everyone,

I don't know about you, but Thanksgiving is right around the corner and after a great summer, we're ready to sink our teeth into the comfort food of fall. Turkey and pumpkin pie will surely satisfy numerous North American palettes in the weeks to come and that's why we've decided to share a Rouxbe Online Cooking School recipe: "Pumpkin Pie with Maple Whipped Cream" . Click on the video recipe link below for your free 14 day trial of the Rouxbe Cooking School.

Click on the link below to watch a great video about our Roldan Olives with a cool recipe. 
There is one twist though... It's in Spanish, but it's enjoyable wether or not you understand what they're saying.

We have 6 new locations where you can find our products in Victoria and Courtenay. Check out where:

Fanny Bay Oysters Seafood located at Buckley Bay ferry landing where you can catch the ferry to Denman and Hornby Islands, Vancouver Island, B.C.

Fanny Bay Oysters is a Canadian company farming shellfish on the coastline of British Columbia. Their shellfish products include fresh and IQF shucked Pacific oysters, live, banquet and IQF Pacific oysters and live and IQF Manila clams. At Fanny Bay Oysters they grow, process, market and distribute their farm grown shellfish, eliminating uncertainties associated with traditional seafood supplies. Top quality shellfish is consistently delivered to their customers on time, every time. Go and check their shop where you can find their great fish along with a bid variety of local and imported products! Cook some of their fish with our Cazorliva EVOO and our Antonio Sotos Saffron! :)

Chorizo & Co., Spanish delicatessen located at 807 Fort St., Victoria, B.C.

The Chorizo & Co Spanish Delicatessen is a new store located in Victoria where you can find all the food that will take you back to Spain in seconds!!! It's too bad that we don't have it beside our place in Vancouver :/ They have a great selection of autentic sandwiches, "tortilla de patatas" and the typical "churros" with chocolate!! They use our Cazorliva EVOO in the world known "pa amb tomaquet".  Go and check them out asap and get some of the coolest products from their store! :)

The Fish Store located at 366 Campbell St., Tofino, B.C.
The Fish Store is the provider of some of the finest fresh fish and smoked local Tofino Seafood, live or cooked crab. They have an increible selection of local and exotic condiments to compliment your seafood needs. They're located in downtown Tofino beside the pharmacy.

Lifestyle Markets located at 180-2950 Douglas  St., Victoria , B.C.
Lifestyle Markets provides the highest quality vitamins, minerals, herbal remedies and nutritional supplements from quality brand names such as Natural Factors, Greens+, Sisu, Purica, Enerex and New Chapter, along with organic and natural foods. They have 3 locations where you'll find what you need ! :)

Island Meat and Seafood located at 307 Cook St. , Victoria , B.C.
Island Meat and Seafoods's aim is to bring the Cook Street Village Community and the surrounding area the freshest and best quality meat and seafood, each and everyday along We are proud to be a member of the fantastic Cook Street Village Community, and look forward to serving you real soon.

Our video recipe from Rouxbe for October is  "Pumpkin Pie with Maple Whipped Cream"

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we thought that we would share this outstanding pumpkin pie video recipe from Rouxbe Cooking School. Learn how to cook at Rouxbe.com!! Olives and Things is pleased to offer you the next 14 days for free on the Rouxbe Online Cooking School. Click on the video recipe link below to get great instructional cooking videos and video recipes.