Holiday Charcuterie Board

This Holiday Season, we wanted to create Charcuterie Board of our own, included our very own Private Select Edition. You bet, with this well balanced board, you will sure to impress your guests and your own self. Make sure to post online and tag us. Ingredients: 1. Big cheese board and some cheese knives are must. Depending on your other ingredients, you may need some bowls as well. 2. Grab your favorite cheese and meat, crackers, olives, veggies, fruits and nuts. Make sure you choose different colors, such as carrots, tomatoes, grapes, etc. 3. Dried fruits like Turkish Figs, Dates and Dried...

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Homemade Pesto Sauce

Any ideas what is the best thing you can make with good organic extra virgin olive oil and basil? Hint: It goes super well with pasta. Yes, you guessed it right. It is "Pesto Sauce." You only need 5 ingredients and 5 minutes to make this recipe. Like anything you make at home, you will immediately tell the difference between homemade and store-bought pesto as well. It will taste so much fresher, you can really control how runny or thick you really want your sauce to be (hint: add more evoo if you want it runny) and it will be so...

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Vanilla Ice Cream with Extra Virgin OIive Oil

You were not expecting this, were you? When I mention how good combination of a delicious ice cream with our own OLEAMEA Private Select Edition, people are always surprised to hear that. I love, love, love my ice cream with good old hot fudge but it just feels healthier with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and a sprinkle of sea salt. BUT, you have to use best of best ingredients here: best dipping olive oil such as OLEAMEA Private Select, flakey sea salt and the best ice cream you can find.   The grassiness and fruitiness tones of our extra virgin...

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Homemade Turkish Lahmacun

One of the staples of Turkish Cuisine. We call this Lahmacun (pronounce Lahmajoun), super thin, crispy, no yeast pizza topped with mix of ground beef, tomato, some herbs and spices. It’s perfect alternative to pizza if you are up for something different. Try it with our Oleamea EVOOs. Enjoy it. Serving Size: 8-10 Ingredients: For the Dough: * 300 gr of all-purpose flour * 300 ml water * 1 tsp salt   For the Topping * 9 oz ground beef * 1 yellow onion (finely grated) * 1 tsp salt * 1 sweet red pepper, cored, cut into chunks *...

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Mini Rosemary Flatbread

This holiday season will be different. We will be spending it at home, again. But... Food makes everything better, right? So why not pamper your loved ones with homemade food. Here is an easy yet so yummy Turkish Flatbread recipe.
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Turkish Village Bread

You have seen a lot, but you have not seen it all. Make this bread and we promise you won’t regret it. It’s so crispy outside yet so soft in the middle. Let us know how you enjoyed it. You can also divide the dough to half (or even more pieces) and you will have some little buns. Enjoy it as a toast in your breakfast or brunch or even as a bun for your burger. Bon appétit.     Ingredients: * 200 gr all-purpose flour * 200 gr whole wheat flour * 1 tbsp instant yeast * 1 tsp salt * 250 ml water (room temperature) *...

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