peperonata recipe

Peperonata Recipe | Italian Bell Pepper Stew

Peperonata is one of the most classic Italian side dish and probably every Italian family has its own recipe. In fact, although it’s based on a few simple ingredients such as bell peppers, onion and tomato passata, there are several versions. Some add red hot chilli pepper for a spicy chili peperonata; others a bit …

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authentic sicilian caponata recipe

Authentic Sicilian Caponata Recipe

Authentic Sicilian Caponata recipe is a vegetarian Italian appetizer. An easy recipe for a cold starter or a typical Sicilian side dish, made mainly with eggplant, celery, capers, olives, tomato passata (in many recipes you can find tomato concentrate). Finally add vinegar and sugar, to give this Sicilian dish the typical sweet and sour taste. …

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roman style artichokes

Roman Style Artichokes | Carciofi alla Romana

Roman style artichokes is a traditional Roman dish. More precisely it’s a tasty side dish, usually served with meats, especially lamb. In many Italian restaurants Roman style artichokes are even served as an appetizer. The variety of artichokes needed for this recipe are roman artichokes or mammole, that stands out from the others for its rounder …

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tomato gratin

Tomato Gratin Recipe

Tomato Gratin is a typical dish of Romagna cuisine. Emilia Romagna is a region of northern Italy known for its traditional local cuisine, made with home-made pasta (tagliatelle, ravioli, tortellini), lasagna and piadina to name a few. Tomato Gratin are made with firm ripe tomatoes (the big round type such as vine tomatoes), cut in two then …

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Red Potatoes and Green Apples Recipe

Red Potatoes and Green Apples Recipe. Color and flavor!

The combination red potatoes and green apples, makes this recipe very tasty and original, suitable as a side dish for meat or roasted fish. The acidity of green apples lightens and refreshes fat dishes, such as roast pork or salmon. This side dish can also be enjoyed cold during summer like a salad. Red potatoes …

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potato fans with herb butter

Baked Potato Fans with Herb Butter

Potato fans are a good option to baked potatoes. Italian cuisine often use baked potatoes as a side dish to go with meat and fish dishes. Potato fans can easily replace them. In this recipe i used herb butter as dressing  but they can also be filled with cheese (Gorgonzola, Pecorino, Parmesan) or with bacon. …

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