Fresh from the oven: golden, fragrant, crunchy focaccia bread.
Calamari alla Luciana, squid stewed with garlic, olive oil, white wine and tomato [in Italian]
Garlic and olive oil pan pizza
Farfalle with sun dried tomatoes fresh basil and walnuts Healthy and fresh
Creamy mozzarella marinated in olive oil, basil and garlic. Breaded with panko and fried until golden. Cheesy, crunchy, garlicky goodness.
Tuscan Tuna and Bean Sandwiches
Spinach Salad with Beets and Ruby Red Grapefruit
~ and pomegranate dressing doubles as a great chicken marinade
Pasta tossed with succulent shrimp, sweet tomatoes, wilted spinach and tangy goat cheese crumbles.
Olive Oil Ice Cream with Fleur de Sel
Pan-roasted asparagus with capicola and balsamic grilled peppers, fresh basil and pecorino Romano.
Calamari "Noodles" with Olives and Arugula
Grilled corn with soy chili oil
Ligurian Lemon Cake. A flavored dessert with olive oil, lemon and raspberry, from the genius of Pierre Hermé. [Recipe in Italian]
Black Sea coastal town of Amasra, Turkey
Amanda Hesser's Olive Oil Poached Halibut with basil pesto. The best fish cooking method ever.
Feta, Olive and Sun-dried Tomato Salsa. A simple preparation, yes, but a powerfully complex and assertive taste experience.
Perfection is found in simplicity: Grilled Chicken Breasts with Garlic, Lemon, and Olive Oil. (Cooked on the Big Green Egg.)
Siena Farms CSA opening day! Sliced salted radishes over mesclun greens.
Recipe for a quinoa dish made with lemons, olives, and sun dried tomatoes
Sun-dried tomatoes, olives, and fresh ricotta - a perfect summer pasta salad
Avocado & Roasted Corn Salsa - Relish the Summer
Greek Salad - a light and delicious dressing made with ingredients you probably already have on hand.
Madagascar, an awesome chocolaty cake consist of chocolate, vanilla and olive cake, a healthy cake
Lemon, basil and garlic chicken breasts...tender and juicy meat full of delicious flavors.
The perfect lazy-day snack, or party nibble; Dukkah.
Bacon Fougasse from Stéphane Reynaud's "Pork and Sons". Well worth a try!
Jamie Oliver's Chicken, Mushroom, and Potato Hot Pot.
Grilled Halibut with Fresh Tomato-Olive Herb Relish. The flavorful relish is great on chicken, chops, toast slices, or mixed into pasta, too.
[DB] Savory spinach strudel with olives, sundried tomatoes and cotija cheese.
Lightly lemon hummus. Skip the pitas and serve with sweet peppers for dippers. Use individual ramekins, double dipping allowed!
Jamie Oliver Pineapple with Mint... Fresh and Delicious [Portuguese]
Chimichurri sauce is a perfect summer sauce - the flavors just dance off of your tongue!
Parmesan crackers with olives and rosemary are delicious on their own or with black olive tapenade. [Portuguese]
Defeated by a pork loin which came out as dry as shoe leather, could I win this time with a succulent and flavorful Greek-style pork tenderloin?