Category: Appetizer

Cuttlefish Shrimp Antipasto

Cuttlefish Shrimp Antipasto

The name translates to sea and mountains antipasto — cuttlefish and shrimp represent the sea and mushrooms the mountains. This is a minimalist antipasto, its simplicity accentuates the flavors and textures.

Veal & Tuna with Mayonnaise

Veal & Tuna with Mayonnaise

Do not let the sound of these ingredients put you off. The non-veal ingredients are used to create a “mayonnaise” that covers the thinly sliced veal. This mayonnaise-sauce has a bouquet of complimentary flavors that enhance the veal slices.

Zucchini Roll-Ups

Zucchini Roll-Ups

A light versatile first course, especially for grilled zucchini lovers. The fresher the ingredients, the better.

Spinach and Ricotta Balls

Spinach and Ricotta Balls

  Source:   Giallozafferano.it A simple vegetarian antipasto that is sure to kick-start an Italian meal. Other leafy greens (e.g., chard, beet greens, dandelions, arugula, etc.) could easily substitute for spinach.

“Little Baskets” of Potato

“Little Baskets” of Potato

  Source: Roccoe-e i-suoi-fornelli.it A crispy potato-based treat, with the added appeal of shrimp cooked with tomatoes and garlic.

Bruschetta Trio

Bruschetta Trio

  Source Giallozafferano.it A nice variety of traditional Italian flavors to kick-start the taste buds before an meal.