Tag: Extra-virgin Olive Oil

Hot chilli olive oil: give a little extra to your dishes!

Hot chilli olive oil: give a little extra to your dishes!

When you are in a pizzeria, what is the first thing you ask, just after ordering pizza? I don’t know you, but I usually ask for some hot chilli olive oil!! Real Italian pizzerias make it by themselves. It gives a little extra that makes…

Chickpea hummus, the traditional recipe

Chickpea hummus, the traditional recipe

I wanted to prepare the tradional chickpea hummus since weeks, even months, but I never did it. Why? Because I couldn’t find a tahini sauce with just sesame and nothing else. Maybe it wasn’t the right time 🙂 Once I really decided to make it, after…

Grilled sardines… memories of Spain

Grilled sardines… memories of Spain

I prefer meat over fish, but sometimes I need to eat fish and one of the best dishes we enjoyed in Spain was espeto de sardina, which means grilled sardines. I have a problem here, though… I haven’t been able to find a good fish…

Sabbazza sauce: my first culinary invention

Sabbazza sauce: my first culinary invention

Have you ever heard about the Sabbazza sauce? No? Of corse, you haven’t! 😀 I invented it! And now I will tell you how. Parsley used to be one of the few forbidden ingredients in my kitchen! Why? Because my partner was selectively intolerant to parsley.…

Heirloom tomato salad: a taste of the Past

Heirloom tomato salad: a taste of the Past

Nature keeps amazing me, even in small things! Yesterday, I found a new variety of tomatoes, called Heirloom Tomato. What is it? Easy to say! It’s a tomato variety that has been passed down from generation to generation. They are not hybrid varieties, they start…