Lori Stern's Olive Oil Cake

Lori Stern's Olive Oil Cake

The lovely Lori Stern created this beautiful olive oil cake using our Wonder Valley Olio Nuevo and her signature pressed flowers, recipe below. Thank you Lori!  This is cake is delicately moist and perfectly sweet.  Pressing the flowers before baking gives this upside down cake a unique look.  Additionally, this cake stays good for several days under a glass cake dome or wrapped inside parchment paper - it's the perfect thing to make before a weekend getaway as it'll stay moist for up to three days. Ingredients + Method:   Measure in a bowl and combine completely:  1 c Wonder Valley Olive Oil  3 eggs 1 tsp sea salt 3/4 c whole milk, or homemade nut milk for dairy free...

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Wonder Valley Paladar with Small Trades

Wonder Valley Paladar with Small Trades

Scenes last week's Wonder Valley Paladar cooked over our open fire kitchen with Small Trades.  THE MENU  the fez, a tequila and citrus cocktail  pistachios with za'atar, moroccan olives, blistered peppers blackened eggplants, herbed feta, fresno chiles and sourdough flatbread sardines with chermoula mixed grill of merguez sausage, chicken, vegetables  golden couscous with raisins  chocolate apricote cake and a plate of sweets with a tequila nightcap Wine pairing by Oeno Wines & La Gritona Tequila Thank you to Jay Wolman & Lee Grove of Small Trade, David Garza and Hayley Coupon for the beautiful campfire tunes, Miles Fortune for some of these photos and everyone who joined us. More to come! -Al & Jay

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Meet us in Marfa

Meet us in Marfa

  Join us in Marfa, Texas for the 2017 TRANS-PECOS FESTIVAL at El Cosmico.  Wonder Valley will be hosting an olive oil tasting workshop on Friday Sept. 29 at 4 pm. In this class you will learn what the term extra virgin really means, how to demystify buying an olive oil, how to sniff, sip and slurp oil like a pro. We will finish up the class with a tutorial of making the perfect salad; going over the basics of knife skills, how to layer a salad considering texture, balance, height and beauty. And lastly, we will dine together.  All class participants will take how the last bottles of the sold out 2016 harvest.  Register here.  See you in Marfa! ...

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