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Gourmet Flavouring & Garnishing Oil - NEW!

C@H is extraordinarily proud to be the first company to create an everyday gourmet formulation of a professional kitchen dropper-top flavouring and garnishing oil.

OilEssences 325x225Now, instead of creating small-batch infused herb and citrus oils from scratch like pro chefs do, save time and money with Top Chef Canada Winner Dale MacKay's favourite dropper-top blends for the everyday gourmet.

Try all six, or choose from Basil, Rosemary, Lemon, Jalapeno, Garlic, and White Truffle Essence in XV (extra virgin) Olive Oil. In the true spirit of the professional kitchen, OilEssencesTM were created in small batches. Formulated with pure, gentle flavours (XV olive oil and natural oil essences) and no added colour, intended to add depth and complexity to quality ingredients, rather than overpower and dominate. The dropper-top glass pipette ensures precision application, mimicking the pro-kitchen plastic pipette. Retail $14.99 per 120ml glass dropper-top bottle.   Shop online and pay just $11.99

We LOVE this product, and the level of innovation and creativity it offers the everyday gourmet.

Dale OilEssence Chicken 225x325Chef Dale MacKay, Canada's first Top Chef Canada Winner, and the youngest Grand Chef Relais & Chateau in the world (at 27), knows a thing or two about cooking, and about saving time.

When he cooks in his own Ayden Kitchen & Bar restaurant in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, it's all business - modern farm to table cuisine, executed with award-winning precision and presentation. But, when he cooks at home, for himself and for his son, he keeps it real and simple.

"I can fancy up a simple soup or scrambled eggs for my son, whip up a quick vinaigrette, add an extra kick to homemade pizza, or flavour roast potatoes in no time at all with OilEssencesTM." Just a drop or two makes everyday gourmet.

Chef Dale MacKay's tips for using dropper-top OilEssencesTM

  • Add a drop or two to saute pan oil or butter, before sweating onions or garlic.
  • Flavour prepared or homemade soups.
  • Garnish hot or cold soups in the bowl, using the pipette to 'drop and decorate'.
  • Add a few drops to scrambled eggs - use jalapeno for quick & easy Huevos Rancheros.
  • Flavour prepared or home-made tomato sauce.
  • Toss with fresh-cooked pasta and chopped herbs.
  • Add a few drop to pasta or rice cooking water - even better with 50/50 broth/water.
  • Add a half-pipette full to a traditional 3-to-1 vinaigrette.
  • Garnish plated dishes with herbal or savoury blends.
  • Toss cut potatoes and roots vegetables in OilEssenceTM-enhanced oil before roasting.
  • Add a few drops to tuna salad for sandwiches with a kick.
  • Toss cashews, pecans or pumpkin seeds with OilEssenceTM and salt before roasting.
  • Drizzle over homemade or prepared pizza.
  • Brush on ears of corn before grilling.
  • Drizzle over halved cherry tomatoes, bell pepper pieces and asparagus, before oven-roasting and tossing in fresh pasta.
  • Refresh leftover vegetables before re-heating.
  • Add a drop or two to left-over potatoes or rice, for flavourful hash or fried rice.
  • Add a drop or two to simple oil and vinegar marinades - add chopped herbs.
  • Brush meat, seafood and vegetables with OilEssenceTM before grilling.
  • Flavour cottage cheese with lemon, basil, or rosemary OilEssenceTM.
  • For a quick dip, add to plain yogurt, sour cream or mayonnaise, stir in chopped herbs.

*Recyclable glass bottle and pipette. Use with caution and discard pipette if broken.

OilEssencesTM are available only through the C@H online store, and through select Canadian retailers. For inside information about other DM Private Recipe products in development, and to receive special offers, become a member of our online community.

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