A Sad Olive Oil Harvest for Italy

Sept 2014 Florence Radar

For three months now there have been stunning reports of the difficult, challenging, and horrible olive harvest in Italy. Decades have passed since such a crisis last occurred, and that, the Tuscan freeze of 1985, did not reach the broad Continue reading A Sad Olive Oil Harvest for Italy

The Glorious Vegetables of Italy

Eat.More.Good.Food. That’s a great New Year’s resolution and this January we’re guided by Domenica Marchetti’s new cookbook, The Glorious Vegetables of Italy. Domenica takes a fresh look at Italian vegetables and prepares them with style and flair. Of course, the Continue reading The Glorious Vegetables of Italy

Hearty and Healthy Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables

  This can be served warm as a side dish or cooler as a salad. This makes a large family or party sized dish. With the nutty grain and addition of fruit (raisins) this dish brings forth Sicilian style, making Continue reading Hearty and Healthy Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables

Spring Inspiration: Agrumato Lemon & Herbs

Fabulous food blogger Adri Barr Crocetti took Agrumato Lemon & Herbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil for a test drive. “…because the olives are pressed simultaneously with the lemons the oil exhibits a remarkable harmony of flavor…” She packs recipe ideas Continue reading Spring Inspiration: Agrumato Lemon & Herbs

Cappuccino’s Pasta Salad

Some time ago, there was a small café in Newport, RI, called Cappuccino’s. It seemed that I enjoyed their pasta salad for days on end and eventually deconstructed it to develop a similar recipe. This has become a summertime favorite Continue reading Cappuccino’s Pasta Salad

Share Our Excitement: Astoundingly Good Olive Oil

This stunning group of extra virgin olive oils represents the best new olive oils available this week. These have just arrived from Italy and are now available at Olio2go to grace your table. Which brings us to a funny point. Continue reading Share Our Excitement: Astoundingly Good Olive Oil

Do you know what’s good for you? Eat Real Food

Eat Real Food Eat Good Food Eat Well Wisely By now you have likely heard the week’s biggest food news.  The New York Times’ Opinion Columnist, Mark Bittman, has taken the U.S. Agriculture Department to task this week for their Continue reading Do you know what’s good for you? Eat Real Food

Profumo del Chianti from Dario Cecchini, the Master Butcher of Tuscany

We love our customers and this is a special shout out to Kevin who gave us the great idea to import Profumo del Chianti for our customers. This is a remarkable steak salt crafted by a master of Tuscan steaks. This Continue reading Profumo del Chianti from Dario Cecchini, the Master Butcher of Tuscany