olive oil

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Olives of the Roman Countryside

Lazio, the region surrounding the capital, has been producing exceptional olives and oil for millennia—and now the world is really noticing. In this excerpt from the forthcoming Popes, Peasants, and Shepherds: Recipes and Lore From Rome and Lazio, discover the...

Amaretto Olive Oil Cake

The concept of ground almonds and extra-virgin olive oil in a cake may sound like a recipe for a lead weight, but this dessert is surprisingly airy and light yet also amazingly moist....
food + cooking

Get Me to the Greeks

Diane Kochilas bypasses Athens for the island of Lesbos, which is known for many things, including exceptional spices, olive oil, and ouzo

Olive-Oil Mashed Potatoes

Creaminess is added to buttery Yukon Golds with just olive oil and potato water.
September 2008
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