Hummus is a superfood; not only is it incredibly good, it's also incredibly good for you. Chickpeas (a.k.a Garbanzo beans) star in this dish, and are chock full of fiber, folate, vitamin B6, and iron.
These involtini from David Lebovitz are the perfect party appetizer, simple, cheap and beautiful to look at!
A simple (and, surprisingly easy!) summer salad - Baby Octopus a la Plancha (grilled) with Roasted Fennel, Potatoes, Olives and Citrus Salad.
Beef filled empanadas are a classic South American snack food that you can make at home.
Portuguese Cod Fish Stew is delicious with it's tomato and fish broth and a good hunk of crusty bread!
Garlic Cheese Bread - the best thing ever! Recipe with step-by-step pictures!
Lentil salad with cucumber, kalamata olives, and mint. Cook up a big batch of lentils for the week.
Zucchini bruschetta with mozzarella and homemade paté d’olive - an Italian delight (text in Lithuanian)
Sustainably harvested striped shrimp boiling and fresh sweet bay about ready to become Shrimp Salad with Dill Mayonnaise.
Greek Style Pulled Lamb Fries
Chicken liver parfait - I will never, ever, eat pâte in vain again.
Sometimes the presentation elevates a simple dish, as in this Baked Accordion Potato. An olive oil baste and sea salt sprinkle finish it off.
Fresh Fig (recipe for goat's cheese & fig salad too)
Greek Orzo Salad...packed with fresh, seasonal vegetables and perfect for your summer BBQ.
Chocolate Sabayon With Sea Salt and Olive Oil, and Homemade Nutter Butters
Patè di rucola - a delicious spread on toasted bread, sauce for salads or meat made with rocket, capers, walnuts, garlics, cheese and olive oil
Cooked Carrot Salad with Toasted Cumin Dressing
Perfect companions for tomatoes: black olive and hazelnut tapenade & arugula pesto
Dirty Potatoes with Kalamata Olives
Olive Hummus; another variation on a quick and versatile appetizer.
A fast, fresh, and delicious way to prepare this vibrant and surprisingly sweet and mild veggie, kohlrabi.
Apple clafoutis, a winning combination of apples and cinnamon and warmed custard.
Grilled Asparagus & Feta Salad
Sandwich With Carne Asada, Cucumber, Feta, Cherry Vinegar And Radishes.
Parma ham with mozzarella, tomato, capers and olives.
Appetizer of Avocado With Lemon/Olive Oil/Cilantro Marinade. Yummy summer treat.
Popcorn with crushed kale chips. A lovely vegan snack.
Lemon olive oil cupcakes, light, earthy and moist. Perfect with tea.
One way to use up fresh goat cheese is marinate it in olive oil with your choice of ingredients. Quick & tasty!
Typical Italian cookies with olive oil and Limoncello. Without eggs. [Recipe in French and Italian]
Farfalle Pasta with Lettuce and Olives. [Scroll down for English recipe]
olive and herb fougasse from this month's Saveur magazine
Olive oil citrus cake -- the perfect way to end a meal.
Simple Supper: Creamy Broccoli Pasta!