Tags » 1. Antipasti (appetizers)

Mussels with Pepper (Impepata di Cozze)


Mussels are in season again. This recipe is so simple that it is hardly worth calling a recipe, but it sure is a delicious way of preparing mussels and so I’m sharing it with you anyway. 359 more words

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Jumbo Shrimp with Eggplant Dumplings (Gamberoni con Gnocchetti di Melanzane)


Eggplant and shrimp is a combination I had never tried before, but I did try thanks to Marina of Le Ricette di Baccos and it was wonderful! 510 more words

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Gazpacho


As a good patriot I’m looking for ways to eat more tomatoes, bell peppers, and cucumbers. And so I thought of a wonderful solution: gazpacho. This is a cold soup from Spain that is made from tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, onions, stale bread, garlic, extra virgin olive oil, white wine vinegar, and salt. 225 more words

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Fried Sage with Anchovies (Salvia Fritta con Acciughe)


The idea for this antipasto came from ChgoJohn from the Bartolini kitchens. It was served to him in a restaurant in Florence, and he blogged about it. 619 more words

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Panzanella


Panzanella is a perfect dish for the hot weather we’ve been having, as it is refreshing, makes good use of the summer’s bounty, and the basic version doesn’t require any cooking. 657 more words

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