A Guide to Dipping – Extra Virgin Olive Oil + Artisan Breads

Looking for an easy appetizer for upcoming holiday celebrations? Simple, we are big fans of dipping artisan breads in extra virgin olive oil. Amplify your usual extra virgin olive oil + balsamic vinegar dip with these suggested combinations.

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Classic Italian

1/2 cup  extra virgin olive oil (we suggest Miller’s Blend)
1 tablespoon garlic, minced or pressed
3 tablespoons fresh oregano, minced
3 tablespoons fresh basil, minced
Coarse sea salt + black pepper to taste
1 baguette for dipping

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Spicy Tomato Basil

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil (we suggest Miller’s Blend)
1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, minced
2 tablespoons red pepper flakes
3 tablespoons fresh basil, minced
3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Coarse sea salt + black pepper to taste
1 loaf ciabatta for dipping

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Honey Walnut & Rosemary

1/2 cup Arbequina extra virgin olive oil (we suggest Arbequina)
1/4 cup raw walnuts, finely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped
3 tablespoons honey
Coarse sea salt + black pepper to taste
1 loaf rosemary focaccia for dipping

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Greek Lemon

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil (we suggest Arbequina)
1 tablespoon garlic, minced or pressed
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced
Zest of one lemon + 2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons za’atar
Coarse sea salt + pepper to taste
1 loaf olive bread for dipping