Spanish Tapas Meets Top Chef Canada: #EatWellCanolaOil

We’re eating and learning with Celebrity Chef Rene Rodriguez, winner of Top Chef Canada Season 4, Wednesday, October 7th. Chef Rene is going to show us all he knows about tapas and how he finds inspiration in the kitchen.

We’ve shared some of our tapas-style recipes below!

Join the Black Box {Twitter Party}

Black Box Twitter Party

Black Box challenges aren’t only for Top Chefs and culinary gurus. What happens when you haven’t planned dinner in advance and you open your fridge to find 3 random ingredients? Home cooks face “Black Box” challenges every day! We want to know how you re-invent left overs and what your favourite “company’s coming.. in 20 minutes” recipes are. Tell us during our Black Box Twitter Party, which will run simultaneously with our live #EatWellCanolaOil workshop with Chef Rene Rodriguez.

Drop-in online at #EatWellCanolaOil Wednesday, Ocotober 7th from 7:30pm – 9pm EST while we join Chef Rene and guests in person.

Join us for prizes including some of our favourite cookbooks, canola prize pack and gift card to Chef Rodriguez’ restaurant, Navarra in Ottawa!

3 Tapas-style recipes that you need to try!

Sundried Tomato & Toasted Pistachio Pesto

You might not ever go back to traditional basil and pine nut pesto after you taste this divine combination of toasted pistachios and sundried tomatoes. If you’re not a fan of pistachios, try toasted and chopped walnuts instead.

Smoked Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

Smoked Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

The warm and savoury taste of herbs and Worcestershire sauce in the ground beef and pork makes the smokey mozzarella centre even more delectable. Pair these stuffed meatballs with your favourite dipping sauce as an appetizer or add them to a main course.

Seared Salmon Bites with Mint Oil |

Seared Salmon Bites with Mint Oil

Seven simple ingredients takes this salmon from good to great.  Salmon and canola oil are packed with omega 3 fats. Omega 3 fats are an anti-inflammatory that can help protect against heart disease. Our bodies don’t produce omega 3 fats, so we need to get them from our food.

Eat Well…Jenn

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