Valentine’s Victuals from our Vendors (Part Two)

You can’t go wrong with these easy eats! Pull them together quickly and enjoy the extra time spent with your special someone this Valentine’s Day.

Veggie Pasta for two

You will need:
250g of the Soffrito pasta of your choice (we used Tagliatelle noodles)
1 container of Soffrito Mango Curry
1 container of Spicy micro green from Micro YYC (sold at Gull Valley and the Tomato Man)
1 sweet yellow bell pepper from Gull Valley Growers

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  1.  In a medium pot bring 1200ml (1.2L) of water to a boil. Add your noodles of choice in the boiling pot and boil for approx. 7-10 min.

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  1. While your noodles are cooking, dice the bell pepper and in a large pan, saute until slightly soft.

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  1. Combine the noodles and the full container of mango curry in the large pan with the pepper and mix until the noodles are coated in saucy goodness.

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       4. Turn the heat to low, cover the pan and let lightly simmer until everything is heated             equally.

       5. Time to eat! Portion out your pasta and garnish with the spicy greens from Micro                     YYC. Enjoy! 

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Wine Pairings

We wouldn’t leave you in the lurch on the most romantic day of the year!
J. Webb Market Wines has a perfect pairing to complete your evening.
They recommended this dish be paired with their Leitz ‘Eins Zwei Dry’ Reisling to make this the perfect romantic dinner in.

 

Valentine’s Victuals from our Vendors (Part one)

 

Start your romantic night in the right way with these light fares! Pull them together quickly and enjoy the extra time spent with your special someone this Valentine’s Day. 

Tidbits for two

You will need:
1-2 Cucumbers from Gull Valley Greenhouses
150 g Prosciutto Di Parma from Luc’s European Meats
250g of Three Brothers Cheese from Janice Beaton Fine Cheeses
1 jar of Apple Chutney from Innisfail Growers

       1. Slice these cute cukes into 16-20 slices and arrange them on a plate or serving tray.                We cut ours into heart shapes to make them festive.

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         2. Add the Prosciutto from Luc’s and Cheese from Janice Beaton Fine Cheeses (One                     slice of meat and cheese per cucumber slice).

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  1. The raisins, onions and apples in the Apple Chutney from Innisfail Growers add a bit of brightness and bring the whole thing together.

           For the final touch, dollop each masterpiece with a ½  teaspoon of apple chutney.

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Wine Pairings
And because a romantic meal isn’t complete without some libations, we checked in with J. Webb Market Wines for a perfect pairing. They recommended their Bistrologie Blanc blend. It mixes Sauvignon, Chenin and Colombard grapes for a sharp, but fruity addition that pairs well with these appetizers.