Side dishes

Roasted rosemary mushroom parcels

After having been involved with teaching and thinking about food for over than 10...

Pickled watermelon rind

I am always grateful for a new good recipe. Each new recipe is a...

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.

Bandiera, an Italian vegetable stir fry

This is my mum's version of the Provençal ratatouille. A dish like this one...

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.

Eggplant Parmigiana

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Slow-dough focaccia

This simple onion Focaccia bread is Umbria's best flat bread. A crispy and light...

Warm bean and tomato salad

Ancient Romans, rich or poor, were quite fond of beans, especially chickpeas and consumed...

Potatoes in a salt crust

How to make potatoes cooked in a salt crust, an easy side dish which is perfect for a large dinner party. It's also gluten free, fat free and with a drizzle of good quality extra virgin olive oil needs no sauce. What's there not to love?

Italian whole-grain salad

Dear Tomato I want to thank you for existing. For being a fresh, juicy, sweet,...