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Summer's Final Days - Caponata

I hope everyone has enjoyed this summer. We have been particularly busy this year but have still had time to enjoy all the wonderful produce that is at the markets this time of year. 645 more words


Recipe No 1- in the Magic 10

In a recent post I mentioned that part of my aim for #minimalistliving is to be a better cook, but have 10 delicious recipes that I learn off by heart which means we eat healthy, vegetarian food as part of our simple, minimalist lifestyle. 189 more words

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Caponata Agrodolce Grande

Agrodolce for short. Sweet and sour eggplant made crunchy with celery and salty with capers. A perfect appetizer OR a side dish OR a condiment to top simply cooked fish or grilled bread. 644 more words


Zucchini Caponata

Traditionally, Caponata is made with Eggplant.  On our harvesting mission yesterday, at the community garden, I checked out the white eggplants growing in the plot and thought they probably need  another week or two on the plant.   330 more words


Caponata - adapting recipes to suit you

Cooking your own food from familiar ingredients means you can feel more confident about eating and meeting your nutritional needs. It also makes eating with other people relaxing as you know what is in the food. 700 more words


Eggplant Sicilian Style

I love eggplant and at home when I was first married my mother-in-law made eggplant parm weekly! It was delicious used as a main dish, as a side or tucked in a good Italian roll as a sandwich. 324 more words


I’ve been a little slow writing this post which is clearly due to the extreme heat of the last couple of days. This was on our way to Catania a few days ago: 586 more words