12 posts tagged extra virgin olive oil

Pizza 101 – Part 1 or How to Make the Perfect Pizza Dough

Have you ever dreamed of learning to make delicious, homemade pizza like a pro? Well, it's not that hard as might think. You probably have all the ingredients, aside from the toppings, in your pantry and refrigerator. The only thing you'll need is a good tutorial, or a few tutorials :). And I promise to guide you trough the whole process of making perfect homemade pizza. I've decided to divide Pizza 101 master class into tree classes: 1)Perfect pizza dough, 2) Marinara sauce and pizza oils ... Continue Reading

Fresh Farfalle Step-by-Step

Usually I don't post step-by-step recipe, but today I've decided to show you guys how to make your own fresh Farfalle pasta and I'm sure that step-by-step pictures will be extremely helpful. I know that making fresh pasta from scratch may sound too painstaking, but I guarantee that it is much easier than you think! It simply takes a little practice and the results will impress you. Artisan pasta is full of character and unlike its store-bought counterpart, it has silky texture, full fresh ... Continue Reading

Something about Healthy Eating + Sabich recipe

Hi, everyone! I am finally back to blogging after a long silence. I'm not only back with a new recipe but also with a new fun experiment. The thing is that I've decided to try 21-day detox program that I've found on the internet. As a part of this cleansing diet I even turned into a vegan for a week, furthermore I survived it=). Maybe, for some of you this is not a big deal, but for such devoted meat lover as I am, not to eat any animal protein is a very serious decision. You would probably ... Continue Reading

Pasta Bolognese

This very traditional Italian dish will become a wonderful, easy and fulfilling weeknight family dinner. Continue Reading

Super Simple Arugula-Burrata Salad

If you like mozzarella cheese, then you will definitely love burrata, which is creamier and even tastier counterpart of mozzarella. Try to pick the best tomatoes you can find, and I guarantee your salad will be amazingly flavorful. I highly recommend to visit your local farmers market to buy all the ingredients, I am sure you will find some hidden gems there. The secret of good food it’s just simple but very fresh ingredients!   Continue Reading

Eggplant Rolls with Cream Cheese, Walnuts and Cilantro

While this spring week seems to be pretty rainy in Palo Alto, that doesn’t mean we can't have vivid sunny meals on our plates! This fresh veggie appetizer seems like a perfect option for me. These rolls are roster eggplant slices, with creamy but light filling and slices of fresh ripe tomatoes inside. Since the eggplant is roasted instead of fried, this is a low-calorie, vegetarian dish. What else is good about this appetizer, is that it could be a perfect starter and set the mood for your ... Continue Reading