Recipes: Appetizers | Antipasti
In Italian the word “antipasti” refers to the course before the main event. Whether you are entertaining with a colorful spread or giving your dinner guests a taste of what’s to come, these recipes are sure to bring everyone to the table.
For a more dramatic presentation, choose purple, orange, green and red heirloom tomatoes.The tapenade and dressing will keep for a couple of days in the refrigerator, so consider doubling the recipe to keep some on hand.
Grilled pizzas are a simple way to create a brick-oven-style pizza. Simply grill the pizza dough on a skillet right on your stove, top with your favorite fixings, broil in the oven to crisp the toppings... and there you have a gourmet grilled pizza in minutes. We love to use our Greek Feta Salad as an easy start to this pizza; the olives and...
With the consistency of a hummus or a thick bruschetta, this spread feels welcome in any kitchen -- especially one with a pantry of crusty breads.
Flaky, light, and airy with a touch of buttery olive oil and Parmesan cheese. These twists are super simple since they are made with store-bought puff pastry.
A holiday bread with a lot to be sweet about! Make Italy's Italian tradition, Pani di Pasqua, or Easter Bread, your own.
Asparagus spears begin to poke out of the ground in early spring, and they find their way into this savory torta. This is perfect for a simple lunch served warm with a green salad.
Savory tarts filled with springtime staples are a favorite at Easter. In Italy, these tarts can vary from region to region, but usually contains a center of eggs, cheese and a green vegetable enveloped in a buttery crust.
Aioli is a zesty, garlicky mayonnaise typically enjoyed as a sauce for seafood. It is made by slowly whisking oil in egg yolks and garlic.
An upgrade on those old, American-singles grilled cheese sandwiches.Grilled Fontina Cheese sandwiches with slices of sweet and spicy Pepperazzi are a treat for the big kid in you.
We stuff spicy, sweet Pepperazzi™ peppers with a creamy, herbed goat cheese for a tasty balance of flavors. The blend of the fresh, tangy cheese and the red, round pepper’s piquant presence is an impressive antipasto for guests or even just snacking at home on the couch with a good movie.