Carciofi Ripieni (Stuffed Artichokes)

Carciofi Ripieni (Stuffed Artichokes)

This recipe is my mum’s and one stored in my memory bank as a favourite from my childhood. It is ‘Calabrese’ style cooking (Calabria is in the south of Italy) and, typical of Italian recipes, there are many versions of this dish throughout Italy.  In the north, the artichoke stuffing usually comprises of breadcrumbs, parmesan…

Melanzane Ripieni (Stuffed Eggplants)

  These Melanzane Ripieni (stuffed eggplants or eggplants refilled) are a very popular meal in southern Italy, but of course you will find versions of it all around Italy (and each region would claim theirs the best!). The recipe I have provided for you today is my mum’s recipe and is ‘Calabrese’ style (from Calabria…