Category Antipasti

Ciambotta Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I am sharing with you my Ciambotta recipe! Growing up, Ciambotta, or simply a vegetable stew, was a regular dish we would have once our farm was producing enough vegetables. Many years later, I still love recreating this dish using the fresh produce from my own garden and including other vegetables I get from the local farmers market. Watch the full video to follow along as I cook this recipe step by step or continue scrolling for the written recipe.

Ciambotta Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 Eggplants, ends removed and cubed
  • 2 Zucchini, ends removed and cubed
  • 3 Sweet bell peppers, stem and seeds removed, cubed
  • 5 Plum tomatoes, skin and seed removed, cubed
  • 5 Golden Yukon potatoes, cubed
  • 1 Italian long hot pepper, chopped
  • 1 Yellow onion, cubed
  • 3 Garlic cloves, diced
  • Handful of basil leaves
  • E...
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Steamed Mussels in White Wine Recipe

steamed mussels recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I am sharing with you my Steamed Mussels in White Wine recipe! This makes for a delicious appetizer which pairs perfectly with a side of crispy bread. You wouldn’t want to waste any of the broth! Watch the full video to follow along as I cook this recipe step by step or continue scrolling for the written recipe.

Steamed Mussels in White Wine Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 lbs. Mussels
  • 1 Italian hot pepper, diced
  • 2 Celery ribs, washed and halved
  • 4 sprigs of thyme, halved
  • 3 sprigs of parsley, halved
  • 2 oz. Butter
  • 2 Shallots, diced
  • 4 Garlic cloves, diced
  • 1 cup White wine, dry
  • 3 oz. Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste

Begin by washing the mussels three to four times to remove all of the sand. To clean the mussels, place in a bowl and fill with water. Mix around and drain...

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