Category Antipasti

Caponata Recipe

Caponata recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I am sharing with you my Caponata recipe! This makes for a delicious appetizer and is meant to be enjoyed the day after it is prepared. Watch the full video to follow along as I cook this recipe step by step or continue scrolling for the written recipe.

Caponata Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 Eggplant, ends removed, cubed
  • 5 Plum tomatoes, peeled, seeds removed, chopped
  • 1 Yellow onion, diced
  • 3 Garlic cloves, diced
  • 1/4 cup Olives
  • 2 tsp. Capers, rinsed
  • 1 hot pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar
  • 1 tsp. Sugar
  • Handful of basil
  • Sea salt, for seasoning, to taste
  • Black Pepper, for seasoning, to taste
  • Extra virgin olive oil, for frying
  • Bread, for serving

Begin by preparing the tomatoes. I boil them for a couple of minutes, until I see the skin start to crack...

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Fried Calamari Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I am sharing with you my Fried Calamari recipe! This crunchy, delicious Fried Calamari recipe is so good on its own or when dipped in fresh homemade marinara sauce. Watch the full video to follow along as I cook this recipe step by step or continue scrolling for the written recipe.

Fried Calamari Recipe

Fried Calamari Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 lbs. calamari, cleaned
  • all purpose flour, seasoned with salt and black pepper
  • peanut oil

Marinara Sauce Ingredients:

  • 6 plum tomatoes, skin removed and chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • few leaves of basil
  • 1/2 Italian long hot pepper, chopped, optional
  • 2 oz. olive oil
  • salt and black pepper, to taste

Begin by thoroughly cleaning the calamari. To do this, you must turn them inside out to remove the stringy, fatty layer...

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