Le Ferre Infused Olive Oils + Recipes!

“A good oil is the result of a long-soil coming labor. It is the labor of a whole year: only if well done, it produces an excellent oil. This is the only secret of Le Ferre extra virgin olive oil.” {from Le Ferre’s website} In its third generation of farmers, Le Ferre produces in the Castellaneta […]

Spiritosi Recipes!

Here you go folks! A couple recipes to impress your guests: Chocolate Cherry Lava Cakes 6 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped and divided 1 tbsp heavy cream 3 tbsp unsalted butter, very soft 2 large eggs, room temperature 1/4 cup sugar 1 tbsp Barolo Chinato (drained from the Spiritosi Amarena Cherries jar; optional) 1 tsp vanilla […]

SPIRITOSI AMARENA CHERRIES

Delicious new product alert! Spiritosi Amarena Cherries are a jar full of whole amarena cherries preserved in one of Italy’s most evocative digestivi: Barolo Chinato. Amarena cherries are small, dark, slightly sour cherries grown primarily in Bologna and Modena. Though Italians typically preserve them in sugar, these delightful little cherries are preserved in the digestif […]

Holiday Cocktails – we love this time of year!

Looking for some fun and festive cocktail ideas? We have premium products to add flavorful flair to your favorite alcohols! Bevivo Drinking Balsamic (Lemon and Cherry); sold online and in-store mix 4 parts Sprite to 1 part vodka add a splash of either the Lemon or Cherry Bevivo garnish with a lemon twist or maraschino […]

Let’s Put Those Thanksgiving Leftovers to Good Use!

A successful Thanksgiving dinner can be identified by the amount of leftovers from the big feast – the more the better – for post-Thanksgiving kitchen experiments! Here are a few suggestions on how to put a twist on traditional Thanksgiving leftover recipes! 1. Roasted Turkey Lasagna or Turkey Bolognese – Try a lasagna or bolognese […]

Perfect Pairings for Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is right around the corner – in fact, just a week away! Looking for some perfect pairings for your Thanksgiving Day feast? Let us help make it easy – Here are a few suggestions for your courses! Domaine Sigalas Assyrtiko/Athiri 2014 – Pairs perfectly with hors d’oeuvres including oysters, shrimp, and crudites Pieropan Soave […]

Greek Mountain Tea – Healthy and Delicious!

Greek Mountain Tea (Tsai Tou VouNou), also known as Shepherd’s Tea, has been considered an herbal remedy since the time of Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine. There are a wide range of health benefits in sipping this tasty herbal goodness, as indicated by recent lab studies. Benefits: – Assists in prevention of osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s, […]

Spice Up Your Dipping Olive Oil!

Here are a couple creative ways to mix up your dipping style and surprise your guests! First off, start with a fabulous olive oil. Try one of our favories, Trampetti! Channel Agora’s kitchen by drizzling a little Maletti and sprinkling with Mountain Oregano. Or keep it simply divine with a touch of Piran Salt Flowers […]

Grilled cheese on Macrina with Mama Lil’s on top + new ready artichoke side

This lunch will take you a few minutes to make, it’s SO good!! Ingredients A bit of fancy butter Sliced Macrina Bread Sharp cheddar Mama Lil’s Original Mild Peppers Casina Rossa Whole Artichokes Instructions Place butter in frying pan. Slap cheese in between sliced bread. Place sandwiches in pan. Cook until golden brown on both […]

Double Pistachio Ice Cream

And yes. The “double” is necessary! This elegant (yet easy to assemble) dessert showcases two of our favorite holiday products – Pistachio Cream and Cantuccini Al Pistachio.   Ingredients Cantuccini Al Pistachio Pistachio Cream by Ritrovo Vanilla Ice Cream   Spoon Pistachio Cream onto 2 (or 3… or 4) Cantuccini Al Pistachio cookies. Place cream/cookie […]