Tag: Cheese

The Easiest Perfect Mezze Platter

This is so easy to do, you can make it as complicated as you like, or as simple. All of these dips and spreads can be store bought, or you can make them yourself. This is sure to surprise your guests as this is not your average appetizer platter!...

Cacio e Pepe, Pepper Pasta

This dish makes a great side for any broiled or grilled meat, as well as a quick main dish when you’re feeling really lazy, but want something yummy to eat. Print Recipe Cacio e Pepe, Pepper Pasta Course Appetizer/Starter, Lunch, World Recipes Cuisine Italian Keyword Black Pepper, Pasta Servings...

Spice Trade Chronicles 2, Spain and Portugal

Moving along on our Spice Trade Chronicles, and our quest for flavor, Spain and Portugal are next on the route from the United Kingdom. Spanish explorers changed the land spice trade in  many ways. One, being that Spain is bordered on 3, almost 4, sides by ocean, and more...

Black Pepper-The Most Popular Spice of All

What Is Black Pepper? Black pepper, the most popular spice of all, is the fruit of the plant from the Piperaceae family and is used as both, a spice and medicine.  Its spiciness is due to the chemical piperine, not to be confused with the capsaicin which is the heat element in chili peppers. It is used...