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.
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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"? Read More
Who needs a real steak when you can eat a perfectly delicious cauliflower "steak"? If you have never tasted this delicious dish you have definitely been missing out.