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Bread Dipping In An Olive Oil Dipping Dish: Italian Recipe

Saturday, March 01st, 2008

Here Is An Italian Bread Dipping Recipe To Go With Your Olive Oil Dipping Dishes

An interesting and individual bread dipping recipe can be created with an olive oil dipping dish and by using plenty of imagination and your personal preferences. Italian cuisine makes good use of wonderful herbs and spices, particularly, oregano, garlic and black pepper. The ingredients can always be adjusted to suit. Recreate the Italian restaurant experience in your own home with this wonderful garlic bread dipping recipe. You will need the following:

  • 5 cloves of pressed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • ½ teaspoon of aged balsamic vinegar, preferably Modena Aceto Balsamico
  • ¼ Cup of Spanish or Italian extra virgin olive oil known as EVOO
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 loaf of either Italian flat bread or French baguette

Prepare the garlic bread dip by pouring olive oil onto your dipping dish, and then add your pressed garlic to the edges. Slowly drizzle the Italian aceto balsamico balsamic vinegar over the oil and garlic. Finally, dust the mixture with a sprinkling of oregano, black pepper and grated parmesan cheese.

The bread should be thick sliced to about 3/4 inch each. Arrange on a platter and dip in the olive oil dipping dish. Serve before the main course.




Simple Bread Dipping Recipe

Saturday, February 02nd, 2008



Preparation Directions:

Mix together seasoning spices and extra virgin olive oil in a dipping dish. Grind fresh black pepper over the top. Dip the bread into the extra virgin olive oil.


Bread Dipping In Dipping Dish Appetizer With Italian EVOO Recipe

Wednesday, October 08th, 2014

EVOO, extra virgin olive oil is very commonly used in Italian restaurants for bread dipping. Served in a dipping dish, this amazing delightful bread dipping dish goes as a side with almost any dinner. Here is an Italian recipe that can be augmented with the bread dipping dish on the side.

Italian Bread Dipping In Olive Oil Dipping Dishes With The Finest Italian Recipes

Italian Bread Dipping Dish Recipe

• Two tablespoons Spanish extra virgin olive oil
• Set of Four Cruets.com Swirl Design Olive Oil Dipping Dishes

• Four slices eye round beef of your choice
• Four anchovy fillets
• One garlic clove
• One half teaspoon salt
• One quarter cup chopped parsley
• One quarter teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
• Three quarter cup dry white wine

Slice the steak two inches thick. Chop the garlic clove up in small pieces, then dice the anchovies into small chunks. Using a cooking mallet, pound the beef until tender. Heat the Spanish EVOO in a saucepan, then add the beef and cook until browned on both sides. Add the parsley, anchovies, and garlic that you chopped, and cook together for five minutes over low flame. Put in the white wine, then the pepper and salt. Place the lid over the pan and let cook over low flame for thirty minutes or less, until the meat is cooked tender. Serves four.

How To Use Your Olive Oil Dipping Dishes

In a set of four unique swirl design olive oil dipping dishes, pour in the extra virgin olive oil. Using your favorite bread loaf, slice up into slices, and serve the bread with each dipping dish. Simply dip the bread in the EVOO, and enjoy. This is perfect to go with any dinner.

Olive Oil Dipping Dish With Italian Shrimp

Friday, October 03rd, 2014

Extra Virgin Olive Oil For The Dipping Dishes

• Set of four cruets.com olive oil dipping dishes
• Two pounds raw jumbo shrimp
• One cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
• One and one half teaspoons salt
• One half teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
• Three quarter cup dry bread crumbs

Remove all shells from the shrimp. Remove the veins and then wash the shrimp well. Immerse in the olive oil, then remove and season to taste with salt and pepper, before rolling the shrimp in the bread crumbs. Position on a baking dish coated with olive oil or butter. Broil for five minutes. Arrange the shrimp around each dipping dish. Then, fill each of the dipping dish with equal amounts of the remaining olive oil. Dip the shrimp in the olive oil and enjoy.

Italian Bread Dipping In A Dipping Dish With Olive Oil

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Italian Bread Dipping In A Dipping Dish With Olive Oil

Dip Bread In A Dipping Dish With Olive Oil

Italian Dinner Recipe Served With Bread Dipping On The Side Or As An Appetizer. In addition to your main course, a side of your favorite Italian bread served with a dipping dish full of extra virgin olive oil can be the perfect healthy treat you would like to have with your dinner. After you make your dinner, or even better if before, here is a combo Italian recipe where you can have a good appetizer in a dipping dish.

  • Eight tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Set of four cruets.com swirl design olive oil dipping dishes
  • One loaf of your favorite bread
  • One small onion
  • One rib celery
  • One carrot
  • One quarter cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 8 oz bulk meat of any type
  • 30 oz ounces Italian crushed tomatoes
  • One teaspoon crushed red peppers

Chop the carrots, onions, and celery. In a large pan, mix the onion, celery, carrot, parsley, olive oil, and salt, and toss to coat with oil. Cook over moderate heat until the vegetables are soft for three minutes. Put in the meat, making sure to break it up into small bits with a spatula, and toss to blend. Reduce the heat to low, and cook until the meat changes color, for five minutes. If using whole canned tomatoes, place a food mill over the skillet and puree the tomatoes directly into it. Crushed tomatoes can be added directly from the can. Stir to blend, and, if using, add the crushed red peppers. Cover, and cook until the sauce begins to thicken, about 20 minutes. Taste for seasoning. The sauce can be refrigerated, covered, for up to three days or frozen for up to one month.

EVOO Dipping Dish Appetizer With An Italian Salad

Tuesday, April 01st, 2014

Extra virgin olive oil, or EVOO makes the perfect olive oil for bread dipping. Aceto Balsamico balsamic vinegar makes the perfect salad dressing. Why not combine the two together, and have a salad with a side of bread dipping and olive oil in a dipping dish?

Cruets.com has the finest, unique elegant dipping dish made out of quality stoneware. Simply slice up the bread of your choice, and pour the olive oil in a dipping dish. Dip the bread in the olive oil and eat on the side with your salad.

To obtain a nutritive meal out of this salad, you will need to mix it with some sliced chicken breasts. It will take up to a quarter of an hour to prepare this salad and you will obtain 4 servings.

Here is what you need for the salad:

• Half a cup of chopped walnuts
• Half a cup of crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
• Half a cup of dried currants or dried cranberries
• One eight ounce package of mixed Spring Greens

Here are the necessary ingredients for the dressing:

• Two tablespoons grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
• Four to five teaspoons of balsamic vinegar
• Two tablespoons grated Asiago vecchio
• Half a cup of extra virgin olive oil
• Two tablespoons grated Romano cheese

Place all the salad ingredients in a large bowl and mix them. The dressing ingredients should be mixed in separate bowl until emulsified. Cover the salad with ½ dressing and toss the mixture really well. Use five separate salad plates to serve the salad and use the other half of dressing to add to taste.

Bread Dipping Croutons Recipe With Olive Oil

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Bread dipping in olive oil can is a great appetizer. Olive oil dipping dishes were custom made for this purpose. Many restaurants have swirl design olive oil dipping dishes on their tables. Made of high quality stoneware, they won’t chip or break easily.

The grape cruet, is an oil and vinegar cruet made from the finest handblown cruet glass. It can store both olive oil and balsamic vinegar together, saving space. It has a unique elegant design of a grape shape for the inside decanter. An olive oil cruet is almost essential in the kitchen, because it will be so much easier than having to pour and reuse the original bottles and clean up each mess. With a grape cruet, it is as easy as pulling a cork. This high quality cruet is unlike any other glass cruet, it won’t break during regular use like many others do.

Makes 3 cups

  • Three quarter cups cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cups cubes of fresh or one day old sour dough bread

Pour the olive oil in a large glass dish with a glass lid. Place the bread in, close the container, and shake until the bread cubes have absorbed all the evoo. Place the bread cubes on a baking sheet and put in the oven at 250 degrees for ten minutes or until are golden and dry. Let cool, eat right away, or store for later in an air tight container. You can also dip the croutons in olive oil dipping dishes filled with olive oil.

Olive Oil Bread Dipping With Herbs And Spices

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Bread Dipping Oil with herbs and spices

Olive oil is made by pressing crushed olives. The first pressing is called extra virgin olive oil. This pressing produces the most delicate flavor oil and the most antioxidants. Therefore extra virgin olive oil is considered the healthiest and best quality olive oil for you to use.

Bread Dipping Herbs and Spices:
Add one teaspoon of the following to ¼ – ½ cup extra virgin olive oil:
basil, parsley flakes, rosemary, minced garlic or powder, dry red pepper, black pepper, salt.

You can also make your own flavored olive oil by adding a pinch of crushed red pepper flakes and 1 teaspoon of basil pesto or sun dried tomato pesto to 4 cups of extra virgin olive oil.

You can also use separate dipping dishes with one filled with oil and bread dipping herbs and spices and another filled with grated cheese, like Parmesan or Romano. You would first dip the bread into the oil with herbs and then dip the oiled bread into the dish with grated cheese.

You can purchase individual or multiple of these dipping dishes online at cruets.com. They offer custom made stoneware artisan dishes of an interesting swirl design that blend beautifully on any table décor.


For family table use, slice a thick loaf of Italian into bite-size pieces without the bread crust.
Mix the olive oil with the Bread Dipping Herbs mentioned in the above recipe.
Pour the olive oil and herb mixture into a bread dipping dish.
Dab the bread into the oil using your fingers.
For an additional topping add fresh sliced tomato.

Bread Dipping Recipe

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

Sometimes the simplest dishes can be deliciously created to enhance your favorite Italian pasta. For instance, pour this olive oil bread dipping recipe into an artistic swirl design dipping dish. Then serve it with some fresh crusty homemade bread, and your choice of Italian pasta.

Italian Bread Dipping Recipe

This flavorsome olive oil dipping recipe is a delightful way to compliment any homemade bread.


1/4 tsp dried basil

1/4 tsp dried oregano

1/4 cup olive oil (extra virgin)

1/8 tsp sea salt

1/8 tsp ground pepper


In a small bowl, crush the basil and oregano and mix together. Then add sea salt and fresh ground pepper and mix together. Carefully scoop ingredients into Cruets.com swirl design olive oil dipping dishes. Then pour extra virgin olive oil over the ingredients in each dish and serve with fresh bread.

You can find artistic swirl shaped oil dipping dishes to compliment any table décor at cruets.com They also offer a gift set which includes a Grape glass cruet, 4 dipping dishes, and their special blend of Italian Bread Dipping Herbs and Spices, a Perfect Gift for any occasion!

Italian Bruschetta

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Fettunta (in Tuscany) or Bruschetta (in Umbria)

Regardless of given name, they are both slices of thick bread that are toasted by means of an oven, grill, or fire. The bread is then drizzled with extra virgin olive oil.

Simple Bruschetta recipe

18 pieces crusty Italian bread, 3 x 2 “, 1″ thick
2 cloves garlic, peeled and cut in half
18 fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper
2 large ripe tomatoes cut into 1” thick slices and halved (about 1 pound)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees, or heat grill. Place the pieces of bread on the shiny side of a piece of aluminum foil or directly on the grill, and toast them for 10 minutes on each side, or until nicely browned. Arrange the basil leaves on a large platter. Rub both sides of the toasted bread with the cut garlic and place the bread on the basil leaves. Warm the oil in a small saucepan over low heat for 5 minutes. Do not allow it to boil. Pour the warm oil over the bread. Salt and pepper to taste. Place 1 half-slice of tomato on top of each slice of bread and serve immediately. Serves 6. 

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