Side Dishes

Potato and Broccoli Gratin with Besciamella and Mozzarella

Potato and Broccoli Gratin with Besciamella and Mozzarella

Broccoli and potato gratin is a rich and nutrient second course, also perfect for people following a vegetarian diet. To be precise, what’s a gratin? Well, I would say, gratin is an art…a cheesy crust, an incredibly creamy interior and a very peculiar taste. Here […]

Marinated Zucchini – Zucchine alla Scapece

Marinated Zucchini – Zucchine alla Scapece

Marinated zucchini – or, in the original version, zucchine alla scapece – is a typical Neapolitan recipe, a very simple dish to make and characterized by a fresh and unmistakable flavor. Normally conceived as a side dish for fish or meat, I sometimes use it […]

Roman-style bean salad – Insalata di fagioli alla romana

Roman-style bean salad – Insalata di fagioli alla romana

Roman-style bean salad is one of the first resources you should bear in mind when you need to prepare a fast dish that is delicious as side but that also works as great unique dish! This is something more than a recipe, this is a […]

Potato and green bean salad with homemade vinaigrette – Insalata di patate e fagiolini

Potato and green bean salad with homemade vinaigrette – Insalata di patate e fagiolini

The potato and green been salad is a versatile and tasty dish that can be prepared beforehand and admits many variants. In summer it is a classic side dish for barbecues and picnic lunches, but in moderate quantity it can be also a good appetizer. […]