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Peach and Spinach Salad

A nice summer salad to make when peaches are available. You could use other stone fruit like plums as an alternativee


Roasted Zucchini and Eggplant

It is commonly believed italian food is mostly carbs. That is a misconception as we do love - and eat lots of - vegetables. And we have both 'cold' salads, with raw vegetables, or 'hot' salads, with cooked veggies. We have also 'mixed' with both cold and hot but I digress. This dish is simple and tasty, and you can either grill the vegetables or cook them in the oven. You can enjoy both warm or cold. Actually, the day after may be even better, since it allows the marinade to be absorbed by the vegetables.


Eggplant Spread - Crema di Melanzane

Another summer favorite, you can make this spread in advance and serve it on bread or crostini. It's better enjoyed cold.


Zucchini Fritters - Frittelle di Zucchine

Fritters, or frittelle in italian, are a delicious and quick way to prepare vegetables. They can be enjoyed hot or cold. They are a delicate delicious side for a meat or fish dish.


Zucchini Carpione - Zucchine in Carpione

'Carpione' refers to the vinegar based marinade, common in the region of Piedmont. This dish is a good side in the summer and it's even tastier the day after it's prepared, giving the time to the marinade to make it extra yummy. ...READ MORE...