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Olive Oil

  • Stuffed Sweet Peppers With Tuna, Bulgur and Herbs

    Small, sweet bell peppers (also called mini peppers) in shades of red, orange and green make attractive vessels for stuffing. Offer these to nibble with cocktails when you’re feeding a crowd, or serve them…

  • Classic Pasta alla Norma

    This is down-home, primal Sicilian cooking, using inexpensive and commonly available ingredients: olive oil, eggplant, tomato and pasta. A showering of grated ricotta salata and toasted bread crumbs adorns this humble yet justly famous…

  • Chilled Watermelon Soup

    This simple, refreshing gazpacho-like chilled soup depends on the sweetness of the watermelon, tempered by the addition of olive oil, vinegar, lime juice and salt, to create the perfect balance of flavors. A little…

  • Spinach Salad With Pancetta and Fried Eggs

    Laced with nuggets of pancetta and crisp-edged fried eggs, there’s a lot going on in this hearty salad, and you need a green that can stand up to it all. With its thick, ruffled…

  • Basic Pesto Sauce

    The key to making creamy pesto is to add the ingredients to the food processor in the right order to ensure that the nuts break down to a fine paste before the greens have…

  • Calamari skewers

    These calamari skewers are the perfect appetizer to start off a summer dinner party. The Padrón peppers add a fun touch and I love the garlicky aioli. Difficulty: Medium Time: 25 min. preparation time,…

  • Salmon en Papillote

    Hands down this is one of the simplest and freshest seafood recipes.  Requiring only a few fresh ingredients…  fresh salmon, fresh herbs, sliced shallots, garlic, lemon and anything else you’d like to throw in…

  • Rack of lamb stuffed with dried figs

    The sweet figs go perfectly with lamb and make this dish the highlight at every BBQ! Difficulty: Easy Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time Nutrition: Calories ca 679 / Protein 48g…