Appetizers

Garbanzo bean farinata with caramelized onions and rosemary

As you probably know Italians have a long tradition of eating vegan food. You...

Hot-water pastry spinach pie

Do you already make spinach pie? If you don't, you must hurry as this...

Braised Artichokes alla Romana

A traditional recipe belonging to the Jewish Roman cuisine, artichokes alla Romana are slowly braised in olive oil with garlic, parsley, and mint.

Vegetable Gratin with Rosemary and Pecorino

A classic zucchini and tomato gratin is a perfect vegetarian dish to celebrate the end of summer and to welcome fall.

Grilled bell peppers with mint and my new life...

Sweet bell peppers are so good for you because they are rich in vitamins and healthy nutrients. Try this simple salad made with grilled peppers soaked in an aromatic extra-virgin olive oil dressing with garlic and mint.

Savory cauliflower crostata

A slice of quiche for breakfast or dinner is a favorite in our family. This recipe filled and baked with mixture of egg, Parmigiano, milk, tender cauliflower flavored with fennel and garlic makes a perfect vegetarian dinner for the winter:

Artichokes, almond and boiled lemon salad

Artichokes, named carciofi in Italy, are edible flowers belonging to the thistle family. They...

Easy grilled marinated eggplants

These easy grilled marinated eggplants make a fantastic side dish which you can serve with other grilled foods, fresh mozzarella, or in a vegetarian sandwich.

Baked cardoons

PARMIGIANA DI CARDI. This is a recipe which smells intensely of Christmas to me. It...

Roasted sweet pepper involtini in tomato sauce

A great vegetarian recipe for grilled pepper rolls stuffed and baked with tomato sauce and parmigiano. Perfect for a light dinner or appetizer.