Savor a taste of Ojai at home or give the gift of the valley’s local flavors with the Taste of Ojai Collection box. Includes A Taste of Ojai by Chef Robin Goldstein, The Farmhouse branded G.K.P. apron, OJAI wine tote, Ojai Valley Inn branded Corkcicle travel mug, and a Bumble Bee Seed Pop, as well as locally produced honey, olive oil from Ojai Organics, and Ojai Habanero Jelly. This curated Taste of Ojai collection comes in a custom Ojai Valley Inn wood box that is made with FSC-certified materials. For every box purchased, the maker plants a tree through the non-profit Trees for the Future.
Pascale Beale is a remarkable person & if you don’t know about her YOU SHOULD!
She is a 9X cookbook author, food photographer & stylist.
Born in England, spent her summers in France. Great cook, baker & friend-
Her books are full of great recipes & photos & make a perfect gift-
I bought them ALL!
Pascale sells Ojai Habanero Apricot Jam in her gift sets & singles online!
Check out her online shop HERE
Her fabulous cookbooks are HERE
Additional location for Bobs Well Bread in Ballard, CA!! Opens Thursday, October 1, 2020 The “Ballard Store” and “Ballard Store Restaurant” were at this location
many years ago- If you’re heading up to sip wine on the Santa Ynez Valley Wine Trail be sure to follow the delicious aroma wafting from Bobs Well Bread at his new location- If you haven’t tried his breads, pastries, meals… you haven’t lived! Ballard was founded in 1880. Ballard is the smallest and oldest community in the Santa Ynez Valley
Place ingredients in medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring mixture to a simmer & reduce heat. Keep at a low simmer & stir occasionally. Cook for 45-60 minutes. Let cool on counter top, Cover & refrigerate. Keeps well for up to 2 weeks.
Mixture will thicken as it cools. Enjoy on venison, bbq’d chicken, vegetables +++
Habanero Marinate can also be used as a glaze or sauce →Heat level 3 4 jars Ojai Habanero Jelly 1 can of Coca Cola (not diet) 2 T Worcestershire Sauce 1 fresh bay leaf
Place ingredients in medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring mixture to a simmer & reduce heat. Keep at a low simmer & stir occasionally. Cook for 45-60 minutes. Let cool on counter top. Cover & refrigerate. Keeps well for up to 2 weeks. If you want to get rid of the gamey flavor, use as a marinate.
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BBQ chicken skewers
Make a dipping sauce of Ojai Jalapeño Jelly (heat level 3)
Ojai Habanero Jelly (heat level 4)
Mix equal parts of Ojai Pepper Jelly
with Fresh Ground Peanut Butter
Makes a quick & easy “satay” to dip chicken
♦ Grilled Ahi
Dip one flat-side of a 1“ thick fresh Ahi steak in
a mixture of horseradish aioli & sour cream,
then dredge the same side in Mediterranean
“Dukkah” or black sesame seeds.
Fry hot & fast for 2-minutes a-side.
Garnish with a fresh lemon wedge & parsley.
Always have a squirt-bottle of
Ojai Pepper Jelly
ready to decorate your plate with a
half-moon shape around edge to compliment