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Dirty Martini

Martini Recipe

Many cocktails which are served in martini glasses, are referred to as martinis these days. However, most of them are vodka based and very far from the original martini which only has 2 ingredients: Gin and vermouth…

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Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad Recipe

The Caprese salad (or insalata Caprese in Italian) originates from Italy and is one of the simplest but tastiest salads. It requires very little effort to make, but the secret to a great Caprese salad is the quality of the ingredients. There are only 4 ingredients: Buffalo mozzarella – Make sure it’s great quality mozzarella, […]

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Cooking with olive oil

Is It Bad To Cook With Olive Oil?

I often have people tell me that they don’t cook with olive oil because it can’t handle high temperatures and becomes carcinogenic. So I thought I would do some research to see if this is true because I’ve been cooking with olive oil for years (and I don’t want to die). Also, if Jamie Oliver […]

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