Christmas Menu Inspirations – Starters

How are you all? Busy preparing for Christmas? Do you already have your entire menu planned or are you still looking for some inspiration? If it’s the latter, you came to the right place.

O is for Olive Oil

My absolute, number one, favourite ingredient is for the letter O: Olive Oil. I prefer any type of oil over butter, but the Queen of oils is the one for me. With so many different olive variations, producing techniques and regions, there is an endless supply of this golden liquid. It all started an immense…

E is for Even More Crostini

Crostini might just be the best thing to have ever been created. I’m not kidding. A crunchy base of bread, infused with garlic and olive oil, topped off with whatever combination of fresh ingredients you can think of. You might’ve noticed the terms bruschetta and crostini being interchanged, although technically they are different. Crostini are typically round…

D is for Dining in Italy

There is quite an art to dining in Italy. And I mean dining in the formal sense, so not just a meal that you quickly prepare and eat after a long day at work,  but an actual sit-down, take-your-time dinner, for celebratory reasons or when dining out with friends. In Italy it’s not just starter, main,…

Bruschetta

Have you ever fallen completely in love with an ingredient? It caught your eye, and didn’t let go? No? Me neither. Until I came across these beauties. It was love at first sight. I have fallen head over heels in love with these stunning tomatoes. Ever since I bought them, I have been staring at them,…