Stuffed aubergine (melanzane m’buttunate)

Last night I was watching TV Do you know “little big Italy?” It’s an Italian TV show where a famous chef, Francesco Panella, visits Italian restaurants all over the world to check their food. Well, many times he drives local chefs crazy by ordering an off-menu to the most unknown: the so called “eggplant m’buttunate” […]

Chain savory pie (with tuna, aubergine and cherry tomatoes)

When I cook aubergines I always think about Sicily, its beautiful blue sea and the scent of its delicious dishes. I still have in my eyes the images of the port, the fishing one, where among piles of nets, anchors and meowing kittens looking for cuddles (yes I know they were looking for food but […]

Sicilian calzone pizza

Favignana island recalls me tender eggplants and their delicious taste. A few years ago I went there on holiday and I had the chance to eat local food. It was great! Thanks to that experience today we’re having an fried eggplant calzone pizza, fabulous!   MAKES 1 CALZONE READY IN 30’   INGREDIENTS 1 eggplant […]

Aubergine and marjoram fritters

It’s time for (delicious) aubergines! Ideal for a vegetarian snack: soft and marjoram-flavored. How  you can’t eat just one?   MAKES ab. 25 BITES READY IN 30’   INGREDIENTS 1 aubergine 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 pinch salt   5  tablespoons bread, chopped 2 eggs 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons breadcrumbs 2 […]