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Photo by Suzanne Capizzano
“Charcuterie” is French in origin but there are no rules to create fun appetizers to pair with your favorite wine. This was a joy creating for everyone.
Artfully design and arrange your savory flavors on beautiful wooden platters; create splashes of color with bowls that hold nuts, olives or spreads and enjoy time together.
Our Charcuterie Holiday event was inspired by The Magnolia Journal. The fun of pairing the cheeses from Holland, Italy and France started with the Cranberry Orange Salsa made with our Blood Orange Fused Olive Oil, Walnut Green Bean Spread showcasing the Wild Mushroom Sage Infused Olive Oil, sweet treats; Ozou White Chocolate Baklava Bark with Blood Orange Fused Olive Oil and Dark Chocolate Truffles made with Limonata Fused Olive Oil and Raspberry Aged Balsamic. My trip to the Cheese Shop in Essex CT was full of creative ideas. What fun learning from the knowledgeable team member there.
The wine needed to be balanced for the savory and sweet flavors I chose a red wine from Piedmont Italy, called Mariaia – Marachesi Barolo which complemented the palate.
For all of our guests here is what we had for the Charcuterie Holiday Event:
Cheeses from Holland – Ewephoria and Polder Goat Gouda that went well with the Black Mission Fig Balsamic drizzle, Asian Pears, Papaya and Cranberry Orange Salsa.
Italian cheese: Crucolo was divine alone or with a drizzle of Baklouti Green Chile Fused Olive Oil and Marcona Spanish Almonds.
France – Chaumes cheese was exceptional with the crusty bread and a small thin slice of red onion, alongside of the almonds and pistachios.
The Finnocchiona meat with fennel was perfect with any of the cheeses.
Serve an artisan crusty bread to add to the cheeses and meats. The nuts were Spanish Marcona Almonds, Pistachios, Pecans that I roasted with our Maple Balsamic Vinegar.
We also had organic Turkish Figs and California Apricots. The fresh fruit was Asian Pears and Papaya – fresh Persimmons are great also. Our exceptional whole queen olives were a perfect addition to the table.
The shrub drink was made with our Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic, Just Cranberry juice (no sugar) and sparkling water.
The recipes were made by Suzanne for this event with Capizzano Olive Oils & Vinegars
Cranberry Orange Salsa
Walnut Green Bean Spread
Ouzo White Chocolate Baklava Bark
Dark Chocolate Truffles
There are so many ways to present the Charcuterie creating your own masterpiece. At Capizzano Olive Oils & Vinegars our “Charcuterie Designer” will help you create your own unique Charcuterie Board that your guests will remember. Decorate with vibrant colors on the table using bowls to make a statement. With planning and preparation beforehand, you’ll spend more time with family and friends instead of being in the kitchen.
Thank you for enjoying this wonderful event together.
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Simple foods with a drizzle of fresh extra virgin olive oil or aged balsamic vinegar on a summer salad, bread, gourmet cheese, ice cream; with your favorite wine or sparkling Balsamic Spritzer (see RECIPE) is perfect as you relax with the beautiful ocean scenery. You will find the art and science of great flavors for every culinary artist at Capizzano Olive Oils & Vinegars.
In April of 2016, we launched a partnership with Back to Basics Natural Foods Grocery in East Greenwich Rhode Island. You will find a selection of our Ultra-Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Aged Balsamic Vinegars there, along with an education. You are able to ‘taste before you buy’ ! The team at Back to Basics has more than 30 years providing healthy choices and education to their customers. We are glad to be in partnership with a team that aligns with our mission and goals.
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Join us in celebrating our growth and our continued mission for value, quality and excellent customer service.
You will find a happy dance for your palate with each new discovery!
Per La Salute
Suzanne and Stephen Capizzano