• Indian recipe with Olive Oil: Milk fed lamb shepherd’s pie

    Meat and vegetables, topped with mashed potatoes, would be just fine for a leisurely weekend. Milk fed lamb shepherd’s pie Ingredients 6 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 red onions, grated 4 garlic cloves, grated 2 carrots, peeled and finely diced 1 stalk, celery, trimmed and finely diced 100 gms shelled green peas 2 tbsp […]

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  • Olive Oil Flatbread

    Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Two Delicious Recipes

    This recipe took even less time, because, unlike the first recipe that requires cutting and chopping, making the Olive Oil Flatbread dough is just a matter of unceremoniously dumping everything in a bowl and using a little French spatula (a flexible little plastic scraper – also called a dough scraper), rather than a wood spoon […]

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  • Recipe: Grilled Tuna Panzanella with Olive Oil

    We all know we should eat more fish. We all know it’s good for us. What we don’t always know is a great way to make eating fish feel new and exciting. Because how many times can you get excited about baked fish? Personally, I set a goal to eat fish three times a week. […]

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  • 2 Summertime Recipes with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    This is a room temperature sauce that warms when tossed with very hot pasta. It’s quick dish and perfect for a hot weather meal. Recipe: SUMMERTIME PASTA WITH A RAW TOMATO AND OLIVE OIL SAUCE INGREDIENTS 2 pounds ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped or very thinly sliced Sea salt 1/2 […]

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  • Recipe: Creamy cannellini beans with sage & sausages with extra virgin olive oil

    Warm cannellini beans with plenty of olive oil, scented with garlic and sage, then puree just a few of the beans with bean broth before returning them to the pan, and you have what we call creamy beans. Delicious with sausages. INGREDIENDS If your creamy beans are a bit too thick, you can thin them […]

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  • Recipe: Cannellini bean, tuna, red onion and parsley salad with EVOO

    A great combination and favourite spring and summer lunch. You can also add fennel, celery, watercress or rocket. You can vary this salad by adding fennel, celery, watercress or rocket. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: 1 small red onion, peeled and finely sliced 400g cooked cannellini beans A tin of tuna, drained and flaked A small handful […]

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  • Recipe: Tortilla Española with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    This healthy Spanish Tortilla omelet recipe sticks to the basics—eggs, potatoes, onions and a lavish amount of extra virgin olive oil Total Time: 40 minutes Serves: 4 as a main course, 8 as an appetizer INGREDIENTS 2 cups extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, thinly sliced ¾ teaspoon salt 2 large Yukon Gold potatoes, […]

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  • Easter Recipe: Grilled Leg of Lamb with Olive Oil

    Ingredients 1 4–5-lb. boneless leg of lamb 1 lemon, halved 4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 tbsp. minced fresh rosemary leaves 10 cloves garlic, roughly chopped Preparation 1 Unroll the leg of lamb fat side down onto a work surface. Using a knife, make ¼” slashes […]

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  • Recipe: A hearty warm poached chicken and lentil salad with olive herb salsa

    This humble poached chicken salad number makes most other chicken salad dishes look like a first draft, the soft gelatinous texture continuing far beyond what feels decadent. It makes you feel like the bird died for a reason, and if there is a more perfect way to eat a chicken I am yet to meet […]

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  • Recipe: Tsoureki – Greek Easter sweet bread with olive oil, orange and vanilla

    An easy recipe for “tsoureki” sweet bread with olive oil, so much tasty and full of flavor, so light and above all… healthy! The perfect accompaniment to a morning coffee or to an afternoon tea brake… Just try it!!! Ingredients: 170gr. tepid water 3 sachet (8g/each) dried yeast 1 tablespoon of sugar 4 tablesppoons of […]

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  • Burrata, Golden Beet & Arugula Bruschetta with extra virgin olive oil

    Ingredients: • 1 loaf of soft Italian bread • 3 Tbsp. ricotta cheese • 5 tsp extra-virgin olive oil • 3 golden beets • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar • 1 tsp water • 1 pinch kosher salt • 1 cup baby arugula • Juice from half of a lemon • 5 oz. burrata cheese • […]

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  • Recipe: Vegetarian moussaka with extra virgin olive oil

    Eggplant is a vegetable that is a bit of a culinary chameleon. Mild in flavour, it can lend itself to many other ingredients. It can also vary in texture depending on how it’s prepared. Eggplant and it’s many varieties are used extensively in Mediterranean cooking and this week I’m providing a meatless version of Greek […]

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  • Recipe: Courgettes with anchovies, chunky pangrattato and mozzarella with EVOO

    This dish is my way of willing spring along. It makes a lovely lunch served simply with a leafy salad on the side. Who knows, weather permitting, you might even be able to have it outside. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: 4 courgettes 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus extra to drizzle 40g day-old ciabatta 2 […]

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  • Recipe: Stuffed squash with bulgur wheat, feta and olive oil

    Look for smallish squash or pumpkins for this dish. Queen squash or Italian Delica pumpkins are perfect in shape and texture. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: 100g bulgur wheat 2 small squash or pumpkin, cut into thick wedges and seeded 1 tsp honey 1 tsp toasted caraway seeds Grated zest and juice ½ orange 2 tbsp olive […]

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  • Vegetarian recipes with Extra Virgin Olive Oil – you won’t miss

    From feta with spinach and blood orange to baked dal and sweet potato – you won’t miss your meat with these inspired dishes. The oven has been busy this week – baking spiced aubergines, trays of roast vegetables with eggs and a layered dish of dal and sweet potatoes. There have been frying pans of […]

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