home        retail store        gift baskets        olive oils & vinegars       chocolate        catering        news        recipes        about       contact us

olive oils & vinegars


We offer over 15 varieties of flavour infused olive oil and single cultivar extra virgin olive oil, over 20 varieties of aged balsamic vinegar (both dark & white), as well as our specialty white truffle oil and toasted sesame oil. (for a full listing of the varieties please scroll down). Every variety is available to sample at our tasting bar. They are all natural with no artificial flavours, colours, additives or preservatives.

We offer 3 sizes of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

200 mL - $12.98
375 mL - $17.98
750 mL - $29.98

olive oil & balsamic vinegar gift box - $ 65

A beautifully wrapped gift box for the oil and vinegar connoisseur. Choose any four 200ml bottles of our olive oils or balsamic vinegars. Drizzler corks for each bottle are included, as well as pairing and serving suggestions. Not sure which varieties to give? Our experts will help you make your selections!

other gift baskets - please go to our gift basket page



recipes - olive oil / balsamic vinegar pairings of the month



recipes - KISS - keep it simple salads
(14 salad recipes: coleslaw, caprese, tuscan, pasta, spinach, potato, bean, fruit, etc.)



3 pairing charts: which olive oils pair best with which balsamic vinegars; the best uses for each olive oil; the best uses for each balsamic vinegar



conversion chart
:
butter (or margarine) to all natural butter flavoured olive oil

butter or margarine

 

butter flavoured olive oil

1 tsp

=

3/4 tsp

1 tbsp

=

2¼ tsp

1/4 cup

=

3 Tbsp

1/3 cup

=

1/4 cup

1/2 cup

=

1/4 cup + 2 Tbsp

2/3 cup

=

1/2 cup

3/4 cup

=

1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp

1 cup

=

3/4 cup






important info about extra virgin olive oil

olive oil & balsamic vinegar
information &
suggestions for uses

(click here: printable, 2-page, letter-sized paper)

health benefits &
pairing suggestions for our

olive oils & balsamic vinegars

(click here: printable, 2-page, letter-sized paper)



do you really need fancy olive oil at home?
globe & mail - august 27, 2011

olive oil may hold the key to weight-loss
globe & mail - october 10, 2008


For more information on extra virgin olive oil, visit Tom Mueller's website: www.extravirginity.com
Tom Mueller is a Canadian writer & journalist, based in Liguria (Italy).
He is the author of: Extra Virginity, obsessed by great olive oil and working to raise its profile (& call out fraud).






extra virgin olive oils

Our olive oils are all extra virgin, first cold pressed and sourced from both hemispheres to ensure the highest quality and freshness.


single cultivar (non-flavoured) extra virgin olive oils
note: because we source from both hemispheres, our selection of mono cultivar olive oils (see list below) changes with the seasons,
resulting in the freshest olive oil available!

  • arbequina
  • arbosana
  • cobrancosa
  • coratina
  • hojiblanca
  • koroneiki
  • manzanillo
  • nocellara del belice
  • picholine
  • picual

 

flavoured olive oils (all natural with no artificial flavours, colours, additives or preservatives)

 

 




aged balsamic vinegars

our balsamic vinegars are from modena, italy and are aged up to 18 years.

dark balsamic vinegars (all natural with no artificial flavours, colours, additives or preservatives)

 



white balsamic vinegars (all natural with no artificial flavours, colours, additives or preservatives)

 





gourmet specialty oils

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




   519-880-1555
   55 erb street east, unit 101
   waterloo, ontario, N2J 4K8
monday to friday:  10 am -  7 pm
saturday
:  9 am -  5 pm
sunday
:  closed
open sundays 11am-4pm - december only - leading up to christmas day
retail@danashortt.ca   
catering@danashortt.ca   
giftbaskets@danashortt.ca
   
home  |  retail store  |  gift baskets  |  olive oils & vinegars  |  chocolate  |  catering  |  photos  |  news  |  recipes  |  about  |  testimonials  |  charitable donations  |  contact us