Posts by Joel

Ed Lee’s Edamame Hummus

New York born Chef Edward Lee, who runs 601 Magnolia in Louisville Kentucky, was featured on Season 3 of Mind of a Chef, and made a great Edamame Hummus. We thought we would share this with you all, as it is a much simpler and different version than the edamame hummus we usually make in the Pristine Gourmet Kitchen. We are using canola in this recipe, for its strong floral flavours, that pair really nicely with the vegetal nature of our GMO free edamame. We are sending Chef Lee some of our oils, so he can see how good they are for himself. Ingredients 2 tablespoons Pristine Gourmet Pure...

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Pristine Gourmet Lentil Soup

Pristine Gourmet Lentil Soup

Just in time for winter, we love this hearty soup that can be a starter or act as a main. You can add a meat of your choice, for an even bigger protein hit; chicken, beef or lamb work quite nicely.       Ingredients:  – 1 1/4 cups red lentils – 1/2 cup white rice – 1/3 cup cold pressed soybean oil – 1 large yellow onion, chopped – 6 cups chicken or lamb stock (alternately a vegetable, for a vegan soup) – 2 tbsp ground cumin – 1 tbsp turmeric – 1 tbsp chili powder – 1 tbsp salt – cold pressed canola oil and lemon...

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Smokey Tequila Lime and Jalapeño Marinated Chicken

Smokey Tequila Lime and Jalapeño Marinated Chicken

Ingredients: 1 whole chicken, spatchcocked 2 Cloves garlic, smashed 4 Limes, juiced 2 Jalapenos, seeded and chopped finely 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 Tablespoon Kosher Salt 1 Teaspoon liquid smoke ¼ cup Pristine Gourmet Virgin Sunflower Oil ½ cup tequila   Preparation: Place all of the ingredients except for the chicken breasts in a food processor. Pulse until well blended and you just see small bits of the peppers and garlic. Place the chicken breasts in a Ziploc type bag and then pour in the marinade.  Squeeze out as much air as you can and then seal the bag.  Marinade for an...

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Feast ON Preferred Purveyor

Feast ON Preferred Purveyor

              For locals and travelers alike, Feast ON is a criteria-based designation that recognizes businesses committed to showcasing Ontario’s unique tastes of place through their procurement, partnership, and participation activities.  From food trucks to fine dining establishments, Feast ON helps customers to learn about, find, and experience restaurants of all shapes and sizes that have become “Certified Tastes of Ontario”  Are you a champion of Ontario food and drink?  Learn more and APPLY...

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Pristine Gourmet Pure Virgin Sunflower Oil Cake

Pristine Gourmet Pure Virgin Sunflower Oil Cake

Makes 1 9-inch cake PG sunflower oil adds a beautiful nutty richness to this cake, and the PG blueberry vinegar subs in for lemon perfectly. Serve this with a blueberry compote and whipped cream. Ingredients 3/4 cup Pristine Gourmet sunflower oil, plus additional for greasing pan 2 tbsp Pristine Gourmet blueberry vidal vinegar 1 cup cake flour (not self-rising) 1 tsp ground cardamom ½ tsp salt 5 large eggs, separated, reserving 1 white for another use 3/4 cup plus 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar Method Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 350°F. Grease springform pan with some oil,...

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