OLIVE OIL DIP WITH RAW VEGETABLES
Rome - Lazio
Preparation - Easy
Serves - as many as you like.
A dip for raw vegetables originating in Rome. The very best olive oil must be used for this dip. A large platter with an assortment of the freshest vegetables to be had, otherwise don't bother.
Very popular at parties especially in summer. Easy to prepare and refreshingly cool.
Pinzimonio comes from pinzare, to pinch, and monio from matrimonio, marriage. Pinching and combining the two, the vegetable with the olive oil dip. The olive oil should be the best you can find.
In a bowl, mix olive oil with salt and pepper to taste.