Cicchetti. Say what? Here’s how: chee-KET-tee. Cicchetti. Say it again. There ya go. But what is it? CICCHETTI are little snacks served in hole-of the-wall restaurants in Venice. They usually include tiny sandwiches, hard-boiled eggs, olives, and small servings of seafood and meat. Similar to Spanish tapas, cicchetti can be made into a full […]
One of the most delicious and simple appetizers from the Puglia region of Italy (think the heel of the boot) is focaccia. Focaccia is a bread made with olive oil and baked with even more olive oil and is mouth-wateringly tasty. There are many ways to prepare focaccia: you can make it simple with
Remember when we got really detailed in our description of ‘nduja? Today we’re giving you a way to put it to use. Like spicy sausage and potatoes? Oh, and things that are deep fried? Great. These croquettes are for YOU. Get that oil hot and bubbling and read on. Ingredients: 1 lb. potatoes, peeled and
I’ve loved this dish since I was a kid. It’s the perfect way to turn eggplant haters into eggplant lovers. With all of the sauce, cheese and mortadella, people forget about the eggplant. It’s perfect as an appetizer, a side dish or a main course with a little side of pasta. INGRIDIENTS: 1 eggplant –
Ever looked at an Italian menu and felt overwhelmed with all of the options? We’ll show what each course is and how to order to ensure a great meal.