Ricotta Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients: • 1 small pumpkin or large winter squash • Nocellara EVOO • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper • 2 sprigs thyme 4 cloves garlic • 1 c. ricotta cheese • 2 c. apple cider • 2 c. water • Pickled apples • Roasted pumpkin seeds Preparation: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Split the pumpkin […]

Read More »


Pumpkin & Lentil Soup

Ingredients: • 3 c. pumpkin puree, canned • 2 Tbs. Colline Salernitane EVOO • 1 c. red lentils • 1 medium onion, diced • 3 garlic cloves, minced • Sel Gris Sea Salt and pepper, to taste • 1 tsp. cumin • 1 tsp. ground coriander • 1 tsp ground ginger • 1/4 tsp. cayenne […]

Read More »


Kale Cannellini Bean Soup

Ingredients: • 2 Tbs. Koroneiki EVOO • 1 garlic clove • 1-10 oz. bag of chopped kale • 1-32 oz. can/container vegetable broth • 3 cups water • 1-15 oz. can cannellini beans • 1/2 to 1 tsp. Sel Gris sea salt (to taste) • 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/4 tsp. black pepper • 1/4 […]

Read More »


Clam & Scallop Chowder

Ingredients: • 5 oz. pancetta, diced • 1 1/2 pints chopped clams • 3 Tbs. unsalted butter • 1/2 pint bay scallops (if using sea scallops, cut them smaller) • 3 Tbs. Tuscan Herb Olive Oil • 2 celery stalks, peeled & chopped • 2 small shallots • 2/3 c. all purpose flour • 7 […]

Read More »


Chicken Tortellini Soup

Ingredients: • 2 c. shredded rotisserie chicken breast • 1 medium onion, chopped • 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped • 2 tsp. Italian seasoning • 2 tsp. fennel seeds • 6 c. low-sodium chicken broth • 2 Tbs. Nocellara, Colline Salernitane or any EVOO • 1 large zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced • 1 […]

Read More »


Broccoli & Cauliflower Cream Soup

Ingredients: • 1 small broccoli • 1 small cauliflower • 1 small onion • Hojiblanca EVOO • 0.4 c. (100 ml) heavy cream • 0.4 cups (100 ml) milk • 3 c. (720 ml) water or chicken broth • Sel Gris sea salt and pepper • parsley—for garnishing Preparation: Heat olive oil, sautee finely chopped onion. […]

Read More »



Seafood Stew

Ingredients: •  1/3 c. EVOO (Arbequina or Coratina) •  4 crushed garlic cloves •  6 peeled and seeded Roma tomatoes cut into thin strips •  1 c. homemade fish stock, purchased seafood stock or clam juice •  1/2 c. dry white wine •  1 lb. skinned saltwater fish filets (snapper, sole, halibut, cod) cut into 2 inch […]

Read More »


Chili with Chipotle Olive Oil

INGREDIENTS: 1/4 c. Chipotle Olive Oil 2 c. chopped sweet onion 6 garlic cloves, smashed 2 Tbs. chili powder 2 tsp. oregano 1 1/2 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper 3 (16 oz.) cans black beans (can substitute any bean) 1 (16 oz.) can tomato sauce 1/4 c.  Black Cherry Balsamic Vinegar or Dark Chocolate […]

Read More »