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Spaghetti Caponata

I saw something similar to this as an anti-pasti/bruschetta at a farmer’s market.  It was quite dear and I didn’t have any bread or pasta at home at the time to justify getting it, but I made a note of and eggplant and tomato based sauce and started to use the Google machine to figure out exactly what it was. 177 more words


Just another meatless Monday

If pepperonata is a dish made with peppers as the main flavor, then caponata features one of my personal favorite ingredients.  Those wonderful little salt bombs, stars of piccata everywhere, ladies and gentlemen put your hands together for…..capers! 124 more words

Meatless Monday

Caponata...for one!!!


3 tbsp olive oil
Half an onion, chopped
Couple cloves of garlic
Half an aubergine, diced
1 courgette, diced
Half a red pepper, de-seeded and chopped… 101 more words

Weekly Vegetarian Recipes


My good friend gave me this recipe over 20 years ago I’m sure. That is one of the funny things about getting older…. I have been making certain foods for so long, I don’t remember when I started making them! 359 more words


Caponata (Eggplant Appetizer)

When I was growing up my mother purchased this all the time in a can. I remember how happy she looked when she was eating it. 182 more words


Caponata, Sicilian capunata

This dish needs to be prepared in advance!

For 2p chop a big eggplant, add salt and leave in a colander. Rinse and dry after min 30 mins. 250 more words


Eggplant Caponata, Classic and with Greens

This is recent work done for Worden Farm’s new blog, http://www.wordenfarmtotable.com.  Reposted with permission from http://www.wordenfarmtotable.

Caponata is a classic Sicilian dish traditionally made with fried eggplants, celery, vinegar, and capers, for a sweet and sour tasting dish.   659 more words