Linguine with Lemon Zest, from Natalia Ravida’s Seasons of Sicily

Linguine with Lemon Zest, the perfect pasta for the weekend. Add a glass of wine, a small salad, and if you’re lucky, dine al fresco. Ravida Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Ravida Sea Salt, and the Seasons of Sicily cookbook are Continue reading Linguine with Lemon Zest, from Natalia Ravida’s Seasons of Sicily

In search of great olive oil in NYC

We spent the weekend in NYC and the highlight was dinner at ESCA, part of Mario Batali’s restaurant empire. Seafood dominates at ESCA, and the service was superb. Of course we discussed olive oil with our servers. Tuscans and Sicilians Continue reading In search of great olive oil in NYC

Food & Wine (& Olive Oil)

The March 2008 Food & Wine magazine caught our attention with a great cover and “An American Chef’s Easy Italian Recipes”.  The story begins on page 28 with “How to Cook Like You Own an Italian Villa”, a quick gastronomic Continue reading Food & Wine (& Olive Oil)

The Santisi Harvest in Sicily

Phil Noto called from Sicily today to provide an update on the harvest at Santisi. It’s a very good year, with a plentiful harvest and an exceptional quality olive oil. The oil is sweet to the palate, and yet, the Continue reading The Santisi Harvest in Sicily