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The Musette: a riff on ratatouille and caponata

I generally love shopping daily, finding inspiration in the local shops and markets for the day’s meals. However, when I’m on my own, I’m quite happy to make a pot of something which I can use in a number of different ways for a variety of meals. 540 more words


Summer Wine Party: Crostini with Homemade Ricotta, Grilled Tomatoes, Caponata, Tapenade, and Prosciutto

“Man (and woman) cannot live by bread alone,” was always the truth. Even the very best of bread, which is some of the most wondrous and healthy food in the world, must have its topping, its gilding, its raison d’être–its reason to exist. 3,237 more words



I love discovering new Italian dishes that I’m told are basic, traditional masterpieces that everyone knows. Unfortunately, I wasn’t born an Italian, so it’s all news to me. 250 more words

Recipes From Artichoke Hart & London Cartwright

Meat Free Monday - Caponata an Italian Classic

Having a look around my fridge, I have several vegetables to use up, Aubergine, Mushrooms, Bell Peppers etc so now – what do we fancy, Indian, Middle Eastern- no Italian – Caponata to be precise, an Aubergine based vegetarian ‘stew’ 270 more words

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