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 […]

Small parmigiana focaccia I STEPbySTEP

Quick and smart, it’s an easy idea for a delicious appetizer or a pic-nic. Here is a new way to eat the traditional Parmigiana!   MAKES 9 BITES READY IN 25′   INGREDIENTS 1 eggplant salt to taste 1 focaccia sheet (I used Stuffer one)   2 tomatoes, sliced cheese to taste 4- 5 basil […]