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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CREATE A KNOCKOUT CHEESE PLATE & THEN SOME

In less than 10 minutes DO YOU WANT TO IMPRESS YOUR GUESTS WITH SOMETHING OUTSTANDING? Well, guess what?! We’ve got it all outlined for you and ready to go! This cheese platter will not only knock the socks off your guests but you will be exhilarated by how easy it is to create. Simple yet […]

Kalamata Figs with Fiori & Salt and Maletti Balsamico

Easy, delicious and guaranteed to ALWAYS impress your guests. This might be the best thing that EVER happened to your BBQ!   Ingredients 1  14 oz package dried Kalamata Crown Figs 1/4 cup whole hazelnuts, toasted 1/4 cup blue cheese (blue goat cheese is our preference) Optional: 3 oz Pancetta, sliced thin Maletti Balsamic Vinegar […]

Organic Simple Green Salad

This is a quick, delicious addition to accompany any dinner! Salads can taste great and take no more than a few minutes to prepare. Ingredients 1/2 pound fresh arugula Colli Etruschi Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Ritrovo Selections Organic 6 Year Aged Balsamic 1/3 cup Miller Farms Truffle Almonds 1/4 cup shaved Parmigiano Reggiano Piran […]

Melitzanes Tiganites | Greek Fried Eggplant Rounds

One of our favorite treats at home, fried eggplant! These crispy critters are simply delicious and a fun appetizer if you’re cooking Greek. Eggplant is like a sponge, so make sure to use good olive oil for frying. This contributes to both quality and flavor.  Ingredients 1 medium or large eggplant, sliced finely into rounds […]

Rosemary Olive Oil Cake with Lemon

Adapted from Talk of Tomatoes I love that I can just walk down the street in my neighborhood and find rosemary abundantly growing along the way.  I make this cake more than any other cake but it is requested again and again. Lemon is a new addition. The plain version is equally delicious (if you […]

Kolokithokeftedes | Zucchini Fritters

These are a gluten free twist to a traditional Greek recipe, one of my absolute favorites! While this is usually consumed as an appetizer, it can also be served as more of an entree, or even for breakfast! I have someone with an egg allergy at home so eggs are off limits for me in […]

Vanilla Caramel Popcorn with Fiori & Salt

Adapted from Baked by Rachel Flowers on your food are more than aesthetically pleasing.  Casina Rossa Fiori & Salt is a blend of 10 edible flowers with sea salt, presenting an elegant and unique addition to salads, or on cheese, vegetables, poultry, fish, and pork. Try Fiori & Salt with olive oil on Burrata cheese […]