The Daily Bread

Shakshuka

Shakshuka

April 10, 2019

Shakshuka is a delicious and simple vegetarian dish made all around the Mediterranean world. Although there are some variations to how it is prepared, this rustic dish consists of tomatoes, onions, garlic, peppers and spices in which you nestle and poach fresh eggs. Accompanied by some toasted bread or Pita bread this dish is certain to become a welcomed comfort food for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
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Artichoke Pizza

Artichoke Pizza

April 09, 2019

Artichoke heart salad is one of the most mouthwatering medley of flavors and textures offered to the culinary world. Thinly sliced and tossed with a lemon and olive oil dressing, is one of many ways to prepare this unusual yet delicious vegetable. How exciting when artichoke season begins, and the bounty of this perennial thistle is evident at the open air markets.

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Roasted Vegetable Medley

Roasted Vegetable Medley

April 03, 2019

There is just nothing better than a roasted vegetable medley prepared with the natural heat of a wood-fired oven. Perfectly roasted and beautifully caramelized these morsels of goodness are perfect as a vegetarian side dish, mixed and tossed with pasta, accompanied by a bowl of rice or simply placed on top of a good slice of hardy home baked bread. 
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Grilled Elotes - Mexican Street Corn

Grilled Elotes - Mexican Street Corn

April 03, 2019

Although we normally cook Mediterranean food inside our Fontana gas and wood-fired fired ovens, we decided for a change to make Elotes. Typical to Mexico this  beloved, grilled street food is served at small stands on the street corners.  
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Pasta alla Carbonara

Pasta alla Carbonara

March 27, 2019

Spaghetti alla Carbonara is one of the most famous Italian dishes known all around the world. Famous dishes are often accompanied by different stories as to their origin.
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Pesto alla Genovese

Pesto alla Genovese

March 26, 2019

Pesto alla Genovese is always a welcomed and timeless dish, perfect for so many occasions. In no time at all, a healthy and delicious plate of pasta can be served as the aroma of the fresh basil permeates the kitchen with this iconic Italian dish. 
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Savory Pastries

Savory Pastries

March 20, 2019

Today we are in for a delicious treat as we will prepare two savory pastries filled with cheese and veggies. Baked to perfection in the Fontana wood-fired oven these pastries quickly become an elegant dish and even more complete when accompanied by a fresh mixed salad.
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Stuffed Dates wrapped in Bacon

Stuffed Dates wrapped in Bacon

March 13, 2019

Bacon wrapped Dates filled with Goat cheese are a delectable and perfect appetizer for any occasion. What a delicious morsel of pure goodness this trio becomes when baked in the wood-fired oven.
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Zöe's Bread in Five

Zöe's Bread in Five

March 12, 2019

Have you ever desired to make fresh baked bread for your family and friends, but have felt too intimidated by the process? Don't fret any longer! Today we are going to show you a simple, step by step video with a revolutionary way of baking bread developed by an amazing pastry chef and baker, Zöe François and her partner Jeff Hertzberg.
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Pasta e Ceci

Pasta e Ceci

March 05, 2019

Pasta e Ceci is is a delicious, classic Italian dish of the "Cucina Povera", meaning of simple and humble beginnings of a "Poor Kitchen". Leave it up to hard times when those in charge of the kitchen have created a timeless dish appreciated by so many throughout centuries by just using simple, inexpensive ingredients. 
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Cauliflower Pasta

Cauliflower Pasta

February 27, 2019

There are so many ways to prepare this beautiful head of white florets.  Always a very pleasant surprise to the palate.  Roasted in the oven and married with pasta it will become a mouthwatering and satisfying primo. Quick and easy in preparation, and sure to satisfy a hungry crowd. 
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Stuffed Onions - Cipolle Ripiene

Stuffed Onions - Cipolle Ripiene

February 26, 2019

Today we are in for a delicious treat made with humble ingredients. Onions are the star and they will be stuffed with simple ingredients, baked and served as a mouthwatering side dish perfect for any occasion. Did you know that a famous french chef referred to the onion as "the truffle of the people"?
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