Marinated Olives

Keep a container of these olives in your fridge year round to add to your antipasti platter, or to nibble on with a glass of wine before dinner. This...

Fava Beans With Pecorino Cheese

This spring vegetable tastes wonderful in this traditional yet simple preparation. Fava beans can be seen across Italy as soon as spring arrives. Although not that easily found here...

Caponata

Caponata, a zesty eggplant spread, is great anytime, winter or summer, although I do seem to serve it more often in the summer as it just works so well...

Baked Seasoned Olives

Baking olives with just a few chosen herbs and spices brings out their earthy flavor. This is a great addition to any party, or an antipasto tray. We always...

Fava Bean Puree

Fresh fava beans are available every spring and are a very versatile and healthy vegetable that can be used in an unlimited number of ways. This fava puree can...

Insalata Caprese

Creamy mozzarella combined with ripe, fresh tomatoes creates this salad which would be a wonderful antipasto choice, or a light lunch. This salad makes a wonderful antipasto, or a...

Fried Ravioli

A great party food that always gets rave reviews. The red pepper flakes are added to spice up the dipping sauce, but you could leave them out if you...