Flavour Pairings

Discover new flavour pairings with this ultimate pairing chart to discover some unique and amazing combinations to inspire your recipe creativity.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Pairings

ARBEQUINO

Pair with: Cask 18, and White balsamic.
Use with: Pasta, Rice dishes, Baking, and Salad dressing.

BACON

Pair with: Smoked Balsamic, Maple Balsamic, Garlic Cilantro Balsamic, and White Lemon Balsamic.
Use with: BBQ Food & Sauces, Popcorn, Caesar Salad Dressing, Eggs, Roasted Potatoes, and Scallops.

BASIL

Pair with: Fig Balsamic, White Balsamic, Cask 18 Balsamic, Garlic Cilantro Balsamic, and Raspberry Balsamic.
Use with: Salad dressing, Caprese salad, Watermelon, fresh fruit, Bread dipping, fresh baked bread, bruschetta, Pasta, Pesto, Potatoes, and roasted vegetables.

BLACK TRUFFLE

Pair with: Cask 18, Garlic Cilantro balsamic, Cucumber melon balsamic.
Use with: Pasta popcorn, Eggs, omelettes, potatoes, sautéed mushrooms, chili, and soup.

BLOOD ORANGE

Pair with: White balsamic, Blueberry balsamic, Tropical Passion balsamic, Black Walnut balsamic.
Use with: Spinach salad, Salmon, Chicken, Fish, cake, fresh bread, muffins, brownies, and smoothies.

BUTTER

Pair with: Maple balsamic, Garlic Cilantro, balsamic, and cask 18 balsamic.
Use with: Popcorn, Eggs, Toast, bread dipping, Corn-on-the-cob, and Baking.

CHIPOTLE

Pair with: Zesty Lemon balsamic, Smoked balsamic, Cherry balsamic, Jalapeno-Lime balsamic, Garlic-Cilantro balsamic.
Use with: Roast pork, Pizza, Chili, Soup, Stew, Burgers, BBQ Sauce, and Tofu.

CORATINA

Pair with: Cask 18 balsamic, White balsamic, Any balsamic.
Use with: Bread dipping, baking, pasta, and salad dressing.

CURRY

Pair with: Chili balsamic, Coconut balsamic, Lime balsamic, and Mango balsamic.
Use with: Roast Cauliflower, potatoes, Soup, Chicken, lamb, Curry

DILL

Pair with: Lemon balsamic, Garlic-Cilantro balsamic, White balsamic, Cask 18 balsamic.
Use with: Popcorn, kale chips, Eggs, Potatoes, potato salad, Fish, chicken, Roasted vegetables.

DIRECTORS RESERVE

Pair with: Cask 18, White Balsamic, Any Balsamic.
Use with: Bread dipping, Pasta, Salad dressing, Baking.

FRANTOIO

Pair with: Cask 18, White Balsamic, Any Balsamic.
Use with: Bread dipping, Pasta, Salad dressing, Fish, Chicken, Rice, and Baking.

GARLIC

Pair with: Fig Balsamic, Honey-Ginger balsamic, Smoked balsamic, and Zesty Lemon balsamic.
Use with: Potatoes, Meat, seafood, Pasta, Bread dipping, Soup, chili, and tofu.

HOT PEPPER

Pair with: Chili balsamic, Garlic-Cilantro balsamic, Chocolate balsamic.
Use with: Pizza, Soup, stew, chili, Pasta, Roasted vegetables.

ITALIAN HERB

Pair with: Garlic-Cilantro balsamic, White balsamic, Raspberry balsamic.
Use with: Fresh made bread, bread dipping, Potatoes, Salad dressing, Grilled fish, chicken, steak, pasta, popcorn, kale chips.

ITALIAN HERB WITH GARLIC

Pair with: Raspberry balsamic, Zesty-Lemon balsamic, Smoked balsamic, and Fig balsamic.
Use with: Pasta, soup, stew, chili, meat marinade, salad dressing, roasted vegetables, bread dipping, Pizza, tofu.

JALAPEÑO

Pair with: Mango balsamic, Lime balsamic, Peach balsamic, Garlic-Clantro balsamic.
Use with: Eggs, Salsa, guacamole, hummus, Kale chips, popcorn, Roasted vegetables, potatoes, soup, stew, chili.

KORONEIKI

Pair with: Cask 18, White balsamic, and any balsamic.
Use with: Pesto, Tapenade, salad dressing, Pasta, Bread dipping, Chicken, lamb.

LEMON

Pair with: Blueberry balsamic, Cherry balsamic, Coconut balsamic, and Lime balsamic.
Use with: Fish, seafood, scallops, Baking, cupcakes, loaves, Salad dressing, Fresh fruit.

LEMON PEPPER

Pair with: Zesty-Lemon balsamic, Sesame-Ginger balsamic, Juniper Berry balsamic.
Use with: White fish, salmon, chicken, Salad dressing, Salsa.

OREGANO

Pair with: Garlic-Cilantro balsamic, Smoked balsamic, Zest-Lemon balsamic, Lime balsamic.
Use with: White fish, salmon, chicken, Salad dressing, Salsa.

PARMESAN

Pair with: Fig balsamic, Garli-Cilantro balsamic, Cask 18.
Use with: Popcorn, kale chips, Pasta, rice, Salad dressing, Caesar salad, Bread dipping, baked into fresh bread.

PERSIAN LIME

Pair with: White balsamic, Lime balsamic, Raspberry balsamic, Cherry balsamic, Coconut balsamic.
Use with: Guacamole, salsa, Chicken, seafood, shrimp, Salad dressing.

PESTO

Pair with: White Balsamic, Garlic Cilantro Balsamic, and Cask 18 Balsamic.
Use with: Roasted vegetables, Salads, Marinating meat, Bread dipping, brushcetta, pizza.

ROASTED GARLIC

Pair with: Fig balsamic, Garli-Cilantro balsamic, White balsamic, Zesty-Lemon balsamic.
Use with: Bruschetta, pizza, garlic bread, Pasta, rice, Roasted, mashed potatoes, Salad dressing, Salmon, chicken.

ROSEMARY

Pair with: Cranberry balsamic, Zesty-Lemon balsamic, Lemon balsami, Garlic-Cilantro balsamic.
Use with: Roast chicken, vegetables, Potatoes, Bread dipping, focaccia, Lamb.

SHALLOT

Pair with: Chili Balsamic, Fig Balsamic, Grapefruit Balsamic, Blueberry Balsamic, Green Apple Balsamic.
Use with: Risotto, Pasta, Stir Fries, Popcorn, Kale Chips, Chicken, Tofu, Quinoa, Couscous salad.

SUNDRIED TOMATO, PARMESAN & GARLIC

Pair with: Smoked balsamic, Garlic-Cilantro balsamic, Cask 18.
Use with: Pasta, rice, Bruschetta, pizza, focaccia, Meat marinade.

Dark Balsamic Vinegar Pairings

ACAI BERRY

Pair with: Persian Lime EVOO, Basil EVOO, Italian Herb EVOO.
Use with: Poultry, vegetables, Summer Salads, Fresh Fruit, and Greek Yogurt.

BERGAMOT LEMON

Pair with: Italian Herb EVOO, Parmesan EVOO, Oregano EVOO, Leccino EVOO.
Use with: Bread dipping, Seafood, Vegetables, and Salad.

BLACK CURRENT

Pair with: Italian Herb & Garlic EVOO, Chipotle EVOO, Favoloza EVOO, Lemon EVOO.
Use with: Marinate meat, Drizzle over desserts (cheesecake,vanilla ice cream), and use for Sautés and Sauces.

BLACK WALNUT

Pair with: Blood Orange EVOO, Leccino EVOO, Lemon EVOO, Arbequino EVOO.
Use with: Marinate Steak, Salad Dressing, Bruschetta, Strawberries, Cheesecake.

BLUEBERRY

Pair with: Persian Lime EVOO, Blood Orange EVOO, Basil EVOO, Lemon EVOO, Mission EVOO.
Use with: Ice cream, Cheesecake, Yogurt, Pancakes, Waffles, French Toast, Salad Dressing, and Muffins or Cake.

CARAMEL

Pair with: Butter EVOO, and Arbequino EVOO.
Use with: Any apple dishes (pie, crumble, fresh sliced apples), Cheese platters, Popcorn, Chicken.

CASK 18

Pair with: Pairs well with any of EVOO.
Use with: Marinate meats, Drizzle on ice cream, Finish off pasta dishes, Cheese platters, Bruschetta, Salads.

CHERRY

Pair with: Chipotle EVOO, Italian Herb EVOO, Persian Lime EVOO, Rosemary EVOO, Koroneiki EVOO.
Use with: Chocolate Cakes/Brownies, Fruit salad, BBQ marinade, and Salad dressing.

CHILI

Pair with: Roasted Garlic EVOO, Chipotle EVOO, Italian Herb & Garlic EVOO, Hot Pepper EVOO.
Use with: Salsa, Guacamole, Chicken (wings), Salmon or Pork glaze, Soups, Stews, Pasta, Ground Beef, and Tofu.

CHOCOLATE

Pair with: Jalapeño EVOO, Blood Orange EVOO, and Persian Lime EVOO.
Use with: Brownies, cheesecake, ice cream, yogurt, fresh berries, Marinade for red meat, and Hot Chocolate.

CHOCOLATE JALAPEÑO

Pair with: Arbequino EVOO and Jalapeño EVOO.
Use with: Brownies, cheesecake, ice cream, yogurt, fresh berries, Marinade for red meat, Hot chocolate.

CHOCOLATE MANDARIN

Pair with: Oregano EVOO, Lemon EVOO, Arbequino EVOO.
Use with: Chocolate cake, brownies, cheesecake, ice cream, Spinach Salad, Fresh Fruit, Chicken, Hot chocolate.

CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY

Pair with: Arbequino EVOO, Blood Orange EVOO.
Use with: Cheeses, Chicken, Ice Cream, Strawberries, Brownies, cake, ice cream, cheesecake, Hot chocolate.

CINNAMON PEAR

Pair with: Rosemary EVOO, Italian Herb EVOO, Arbequino EVOO, Butter EVOO.
Use with: Hot Punch, cider, Waffles, pancakes, French toast, Fruit salad, yogurt, Baked Ham, Roast Pork, Sweet Potatoes, Apple desserts.

CRANBERRY

Pair with: Chipotle EVOO, Lemon EVOO, Blood Orange EVOO, Italian Herb EVOO.
Use with: Roasted Turkey, Cheese, cheesecake, Lamb, Salad dressing, Hot Punch.

CUCUMBER MELON

Pair with: Basil EVOO, Rosemary EVOO, Lemon EVOO.
Use with: Salmon, Pork, Fresh vegetables, fruits.

ESPRESSO

Pair with: Mission EVOO, Black Truffle EVOO, Garlic EVOO, Butter EVOO.
Use with: Chicken, ribs, steak, Cheese, Sweet potatoes, Chocolate cake, brownies, ice cream, Hot chocolate.

FIG

Pair with: Basil EVOO, Roasted Garlic EVOO, Coratina EVOO, Parmesan EVOO, Blood Orange EVOO.
Use with: • Cheese (sharp, brie), cheesecake, Salad dressing, Grilled Salmon, Chicken, Fresh fruit.

GARLIC CILANTRO

Pair with: Lemon EVOO, Directors, Reserve EVOO, Parmesan EVOO, Bacon EVOO, Basil EVOO.
Use with: Marinade for meats, Caprese salad, Asian dishes, Pasta, Burgers, Roasted vegetables, Salsa, hummus, guacamole, Tofu.

GRAPEFRUIT

Pair with: Coratina EVOO, Basil EVOO, Shallot EVOO.
Use with: Yogurt, ice cream, Fresh fruit, Roasted vegetables.

GREEN APPLE

Pair with: Italian Herb EVOO, Arbequino EVOO, Blood Orange EVOO.
Use with: Pork, Candied Nuts, Salad with cheese, Fruit salad, Pastries.

HONEY GARLIC

Pair with: Parmesan EVOO, Bacon EVOO, Shallot EVOO, Jalapeno EVOO.
Use with: Chicken wings, Steak, Burgers, Stir Fry, fried rice, Tofu.

JUNIPER BERRY

Pair with: Shallot EVOO, Italian Herb EVOO, Lemon Pepper EVOO.
Use with: , Gin cocktail, Wild game meats, duck, Roasted potatoes.

MANGO

Pair with: Basil EVOO, Jalapeño EVOO, Persian Lime EVOO, Shallot EVOO.
Use with: Seafood, chicken, Salad dressing, Grilled or fresh fruit, Salsa, and Ceviche.

MAPLE

Pair with: Butter EVOO, Italian Herb EVOO, Roasted Garlic EVOO, Bacon EVOO.
Use with: Burgers, Roasted Potatoes, Brussels sprouts, Granola, Ice cream, cheesecake, Salmon, pancakes, French toast.

PEAR

Pair with: Basil EVOO, Persian Lime EVOO, Coratina EVOO, Black Truffle EVOO.
Use with: Fruit salad, Pork, Oatmeal, Cheeses, baked brie.

PISTACHIO

Pair with: Persian lime EVOO, Mission EVOO, Lemon EVOO.
Use with: Ice cream, Cheesecake, lamb.

POMEGRANATE

Pair with: Oregano EVOO, Basil EVOO, Black Truffle EVOO, Arbequino EVOO.
Use with: Yogurt, Lamb, duck, chicken, Caramelized onions, Cheese, Fresh fruit, Hot chocolate.

RASPBERRY

Pair with: Shallot EVOO, Blood orange EVOO, Italian herb EVOO, Lemon EVOO.
Use with: Roasted vegetables, asparagus, Cheesecake, Chicken, Sparkling water, Hot chocolate.

SMOKED

Pair with: Bacon EVOO, Garlic EVOO, Sundried Tomato, Parmesan & Garlic EVOO, Roasted garlic EVOO.
Use with: BBQ for any meats, vegetable, Tofu.

SPICY MANGO

Pair with: Jalapeño EVOO, Lemon EVOO, Cilantro EVOO, Shallot EVOO.
Use with: Chicken, seafood, Stir fries, Salsa, Ceviche, Salad dressing, Ice cream

STARWBERRY

Pair with: Garlic EVOO, Basil EVOO, Rosemary EVOO, Lemon EVOO, and Jalapeño EVOO.
Use with: Basil EVOO, Persian lime EVOO, Blood Orange EVOO, Shallot EVOO.

ZESTY LEMON

Pair with: Garlic EVOO, Basil EVOO, Rosemary EVOO, Lemon EVOO, and Jalapeño EVOO.
Use with: Chicken, Fish, Salsa, Salad dressing, and Fruit salad.

White Balsamic Vinegar Pairings

WHITE

Pair with: Any cultivar EVOO, Basil EVOO, Blood Orange EVOO, and Persian Lime EVOO.
Use with: Fresh fruits, Watermelon, Berries, Sparkling water, Cole slaw, Salad dressing, Seafood, and Chicken.

BERRY BLAST

Pair with: Basil EVOO, Persian Lime EVOO, Blood Orange EVOO
Use with: Yogurt & berries, Sparkling water, Cocktails, Pancakes, waffles.

MANDARIN

Pair with: Basil EVOO,Persian Lime EVOO, Blood Orange EVOO.
Use with: Grilled Chicken, Summer salads, Fresh fruit, Cocktails

COCONUT

Pair with: Arbequino EVOO, Lemon EVOO, Lemon Pepper EVOO, Blood Orange EVOO.
Use with: Shrimp, fish, cocktails, sparkling water, fruit salad, Popsicles, rice, stir fries.

CRANBERRY PEAR

Pair with: Italian herb EVOO, Persian lime EVOO, Basil EVOO, Shallot EVOO, Oregano EVOO.
Use with: Spinach salad, Yogurt, Poultry, Hot punch, Cocktails, sparkling water, Couscous, quinoa salad.

GRAPEFRUIT

Pair with: Lemon EVOO, Arbequino EVOO, Lemon Pepper EVOO, Italian Herb EVOO.
Use with: Smoothies, Water, club soda, Cocktails, Grilled shrimp, Yogurt

HONEY GINGER

Pair with: Garlic EVOO, Persian Lime EVOO, Rosemary EVOO, Shallot EVOO, Frantoio EVOO.
Use with: Grilled fish, Stir fries, rice, Pork, Cocktails, Hot water, sparkling water.

JALAPEÑO LIME

Pair with: Lemon EVOO,Persian Lime EVOO, Jalapeño EVOO, Garlic EVOO.
Use with: Salsa, guacamole, Ceviche, Tacos, fajitas, Grilled fish, shrimp, Cocktails

KIWI

Pair with: Arbequino EVOO, Basil EVOO, Lemon EVOO, Persian Lime EVOO.
Use with: Summer salads, Yogurt, Smoothies, Ice cream.

LEMON

Pair with: Basil EVOO, Lemon EVOO, Black Truffle EVOO, Hot Pepper EVOO.
Use with: Fish, shrimp, scallops, Baked goods, Sparkling water, cocktails, Salad dressing, Lemon chicken

LIME

Pair with: Lemon EVOO, Curry EVOO, Jalapeño EVOO, Dill EVOO.
Use with: Seafood, Grilled chicken, Guacamole, salsa, Water, cocktails (margaritas).

PEACH

Pair with: Blood Orange EVOO, Basil EVOO, Rosemary EVOO, Lemon EVOO.
Use with: Cocktails, water, soda, Smoothies, Yogurt, Ice cream, Popsicles, Cake, Vegetables, Fruit salad

PINEAPPLE

Pair with: Basil EVOO, Roasted Garlic EVOO, Chipotle EVOO, Jalapeño EVOO.
Use with: Stir fries, fried rice, Grilled fruits, fruit salad, Popsicles, ice cream, Smoothies, Yogurt, Ham glaze.

SESAME GINGER

Pair with: Blood Orange EVOO, Roasted Garlic EVOO, Persian Lime EVOO, Arbequino EVOO.
Use with: Asian dishes, Spring rolls dip, Salmon, seafood, Salad dressing.

STRAWBERRY PEACH

Pair with: Basil EVOO, Rosemary EVOO, Lemon EVOO, Arbequino EVOO.
Use with: Spinach salad, Fresh fruit, Sangria, cocktails, Ice cream, popsicles, yogurt.

TROPICAL PASSION

Pair with: Italian herb EVOO, Basil EVOO, Blood Orange EVOO, Lemon Pepper EVOO.
Use with: Drizzle on cookies, cake, Yogurt, ice cream, Fruit salad, spinach salad, Water, soda, Sangria, cocktails, Grilled chicken

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