When it starts warming up we like to eat lighter salads and vegetables. One of the best summer salads we’re making right now is this arugula and shaved zucchini salad with a simple dressing. It’s great for a dinner or side when you grill, BBQ, or picnic. We think it’s best to use a mandolin like this or... Continue Reading
This olive oil cake from pastry chef Catherine Schimenti is one of our favorite desserts. Based on her mother’s pound cake recipe, this olive oil cake is simple and decadent. It’s best served with a dollop of coffee-infused whipped cream. The olive oil cake has a subtle citrus flavor and is lighter than an a tradition olive oil... Continue Reading
This gorgeous romanesco inspired us to make a different kind of pasta sauce this week. It tastes similar to cauliflower but has a vibrant color and appearance. Pureed cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, and romanesco make great bases for a healthy pasta sauces.
When you’re out tasting wine all day, there comes a point where you just want a cocktail and a snack. The Round Pond Estate Olive Mill is one of the best experiences in Napa Valley for people to explore food and wine or want a change of pace in wine country. Round Pond sets itself... Continue Reading