Panzanella

Panzanella

This classic Tuscan summer salad is a family favorite.  It combines the best of your summer garden and last night's left over bread turning them in...

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Ricotta and Peach Crostini

Ricotta and Peach Crostini

This recipe screams summer! With just a few ingredients you can transport yourself to a southern Italian summer table.  Feel free to play with it a...

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Eggplant and Garlic Confit

Eggplant and Garlic Confit

This recipe is from Chef Thomas Keller's Masterclass and it does not disappoint.  We used these little gems for a week as antipasti on bruschetta, ...

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Schiacciata

Schiacciata

Ingredients Type 00 (Cake) flour- 1 ¾ cups  Manitoba (Bread) flour- 2 cups Cold water- 1 ½ cups Fresh brewer's yeast- 1 tsp Salt- 1 tsp (plus mor...

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Cantucci all'Olio

Cantucci all'Olio

Ingredients 280 grams of flour 00 + a handful to form the loaves 200 grams of sugar 2 eggs 100 gr of almonds 40 gr of seed oil 1 teaspoon of baking...

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Candied Spiced Nuts

Candied Spiced Nuts

One of my favorite things about Italian dining is the fact that they serve fresh fruit and nuts after most meals.  In honor of my adopted home I tr...

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Herby Feta and Yogurt Dip

Herby Feta and Yogurt Dip

Want a little slice of Mediterranean heaven on your Thanksgiving table this year? This herby feta and yogurt dip by @yossyarefi is the perfect add...

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Creamy Parmesan Polenta

Creamy Parmesan Polenta

Savory breakfasts aren't really a thing here in Italy.  They prefer an espresso and Nutella filled pastry.  No matter how hard I try to adjust, m...

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Trini Stewed Eggplant

Trini Stewed Eggplant

If August was a vegetable it would be eggplant.  This Trini stewed eggplant recipe from Brigid Washington is divine.  I barely had time to photogra...

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Olive Oil Cleanser

Olive Oil Cleanser

  In ancient times, when clean water was scarce, olive oil was used to clean the body and protect the skin. It penetrates effectively to cleanse ...

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