Olio Taibi "Nocellara" | Award-Winning, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Sicily
✦ Nocellara extra virgin olive oil is produced exclusively with the “Nocellara del Belice” olive variety organically grown in the Taibi family estate near the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, Sicily, a UNESCO World Heritage site. ✦ This olive oil is decisively fruity and has a peppery finish. We refer to Nocellara
This recipe came to The Times in 2003 from Suzanne Goin, the Los Angeles restaurateur whose braised vegetables are a hallmark of her cuisine It is a marvelously flavorful dish, rich with garlic and salty pancetta It is one to keep.
Roast asparagus this way and it becomes positively juicy You’d think one pound would be enough for four people, but in my experience the thick stalks — the best kind to use — are really irresistible Err on the side of extravagance, and polish up any leftovers for lunch the next day.
Caponata is a Sicilian sweet and sour version of ratatouille Because eggplant absorbs flavors like a sponge, it’s particularly good in such a pungent dish Like most eggplant dishes, this gets better overnight
This fast version of spaghetti and meatballs with red gravy is ready in less than 30 minutes, but you’ll be chopping, stirring and monitoring heat — actively working — from start to finish You’ll be busy, but not frantic, and rewarded not only with the twirling of pasta in half an hour, but with the satisfaction that you made every second count.
This is a classic Italian bean and pasta soup If you have already made a pot of beans using a pound of beans, and want to use it for this soup, just use half the beans but all of the broth as directed in Step 1.
I’m a firm believer in eating foods that symbolize good luck and expanding fortune at the beginning of the year Usually I stick with my black-eyed peas salad But I’ve always been curious about how people in other countries usher in the New Year
In this dish I combine green olives with one of my favorite meats, lamb shanks, and two of my favorite vegetables, celery root and fennel. If you haven't used celery root or fennel before, this dish is a great way to start. Their mellow nuttiness combines perfectly with the tangy olives and the savory lamb. It's an instant trip to the Mediterranean on a cool autumn day, and you don't even have to buy a plane ticket. You can pull the meat off the bone and serve it as a stew, or keep the…
Let's be honest—short ribs are great in any incarnation. I wanted to use them in a ragu that had a little more oomph than the typical braise so I went into umami overdrive with porcini mushrooms, Worcestershire sauce and anchovy paste. It's great over polenta or pasta, but maybe even better as leftovers in a po-boy.
Lentil and Sausage Soup for a Cold Winter's Night Recipe on Food52
This hearty one-dish-supper soup is in my regular fall-winter rotation, and has been a family favorite for quite a long time. That means three things: it tastes great, it’s not complicated, and I usually have on hand everything needed to make it. Once it’s served, people dig in and suddenly, the table’s quiet for a minute or two. Serve it with a hearty whole grain bread and follow it with fruit and cheese for a lovely, easy dinner at home. You'll see that the primary herb is marjoram…
This recipe was developed to accompany the dense, earthy wines of Sicily, specifically the ones made with the grape known as nero d’Avola It is a hearty beef ragout enriched with the wine, fresh herbs, olives, chiles and tomatoes, roasted to reduce the liquid and concentrate the flavor Like most treasures of the stew pot, the dish benefits from a rest and a reheat