Food MythBusters: Olive Oil in Pasta Water

There are many die-hard myths regarding pasta: a deeply rooted conviction is that olive oil should be added to the cooking water, but it’s only an urban legend. [Read more…]

One Good Find: Olive Oil Taster

One Good Find: Fior d'Olio Enlarge Everyone at the SAVEUR office knows that I’m an olive oil freak—I use it almost daily on everything from salads to soups to steak. And I’ve been a fan of Alessi’s stainless steel designs for years. So this item from the [Read more…]

Olive Oil Ice Cream

You might be wondering, Does this really taste good? The answer is yes. Choose a light-bodied, fruity olive oil rather than a heavy, peppery one. [Read more…]

Braised Pork with Clams

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 1/2 pounds trimmed boneless pork shoulder, cut into 1-inch pieces

Salt and freshly ground pepper

1 small onion, finely chopped

1 carrot, thinly sliced

1 celery rib, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon tomato paste

1/2 cup dry white wine

3 cups low-sodium chicken broth [Read more…]

A Recipe by Sergio Herman

Dutch chef Sergio Herman gives you a recipe named ‘Cattled in the Field’; look closer for more details… [Read more…]

Oysters by Alfredo Russo

How do you prepare oysters like a Michelin star chef? Find out here… [Read more…]

Istrian fritada (fried eggs) with truffles

For 4 persons.

– Istrian prosciutto 50g

– Tartufete (truffle slices) 80g

– Truffle flavoured olive oil

– 8 eggs

– Parmesan [Read more…]

Sourdough Toasts with Mushrooms and Oysters

Redzepi uses whatever foraged mushrooms he finds to make this rich ragout; feel free to do the same while foraging at your local farmers’ market or supermarket. Omit the oysters and lardo (used here in place of Speck), if desired. [Read more…]

Eating Bizarre: Some of the World’s Weirdest Foods

Bizarre, unknown outside of national borders, a must for locals, and difficult to find anywhere else. The world is full of amazing gastronomy products that don’t follow the rules of globalization, considered weird foods, local delicacies available (so far) to just a few. [Read more…]

The Perfect Easter Brunch Menu

With this sophisticated Easter brunch menu you’ll be able to dazzle your friends and family with festive and flavorful dishes. This holiday menu includes Easter classics like braided cakes and smoked ham along with vegetarian-friendly recipes. What makes this Easter brunch menu perfect is that many of the recipes can be prepared ahead of time so you can enjoy stress-free entertaining.  [Read more…]