Category: Southern Italy

Sicilian beef rolls involtini di carne alla sicilianan

26

Nov2018
This simple dish demonstrates the deep interconnection of Italy with the Middle East and the Arab world. In all Italy, mainly along the coasts, we have the introduction of pine nuts and raisins in many dishes; see for example the Liguria cuisine, or Venice one, as a demonstration that along ... Read More
26/11/2018Carlotta Conti
polpette melanzane eggplant balls

16

Jul2018
These eggplant balls are perfect for finger food at your next summer party, or as an entrée for any summer meal. Eggplants are at their peak right now, being the sweetest and most delicious they can be during the year. This is the simplified and lighter version of a recipe I ... Read More
16/07/2018Carlotta Conti
Stuffed eggplant ready to be served

04

Jun2017
This recipe of stuffed eggplant was generously given me by Carmela, a very sweet woman from Puglia. In Calabria they boil the eggplant whole and then scoop out the flesh. Of course there are many variations: stuffed with stockfish, with or without tomato, with meat…And of course each family claims its ... Read More
04/06/2017Carlotta Conti