Category Archive: Antipasti e Sfizi

Jan 02

Fried artichokes and zucchini, with beer batter.

Ingredients 24 oz or 790 ml of peanut oil 6 baby artichokes 2 zucchini For the batter 2 egg whites 2 dl of beer 120 gr flour A pinch of salt A teaspoon of evoo Cut the zucchini in half length wise, and then again in half across. Then slice lengthwise, and discard the center …

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Oct 03

Stuffed Cubanelle (and not) Peppers

Here I am, back to my NYaldente-kitchen after a long and beautiful summer! I made these stuffed peppers already twice as they are really delicious. The first time I used Cubanelle pepper,  and the second time I used some sweet yellow bell peppers. Both versions are very good. By the way, I made more than …

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Jul 04

Quick Octopus Salad

Octopus salad is a great summer dish. This is my quick version, instead of boiling the octopus I buy the marinated octopus sold in the delis (Fareway and Grace’s in New York have it, and also any Greek grocery store should have it). I then freshen up the octopus with chopped fresh vegetables and some …

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Jun 29

Baba Ganoush

Any time I prepare this middle eastern eggplant dip it disappears in no time, it is delicious! It can be served as an aperitivo or antipasto with fresh bread, toasted if you like, some pita, or some crudités.

Jan 22

Mini erbazzoni. Un aperitivo to begin with a toast!

Welcome to the NY al dente kitchen! Let’s start with an aperitivo to celebrate the opening of this new blog with a toast! Grab a glass of wine and have a bite of these mini erbazzoni. The erbazzone is a traditional Italian savory pie originally from Reggio Emilia with a filling basically made of swiss …

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