We've entered the best time of year: tomato season. Warmed by the hot summer sun, the plump, sweet and earthy fruits are hard to resist when pulled from the vine. A stunning appetizer or salad, this tomato carpaccio comes together quickly and balances the fresh taste of tomatoes with the zing of a caper dressing.
Savory and just a touch sweet, these roasted nuts are unlike any you've ever tried. Combining the herbaceous, umami goodness of our unique Pinzimonio Herb Blend with the rich, creamy sweetness of our Sicilian almonds and pistachios, these nuts will satisfy both your sweet and salty cravings. You might as well triple the batch as they disappear quickly.
The flesh of a sun-warmed tomato hangs to the heat as it pulls quickly from the vine. Even after it’s been sliced, diced, or quartered and sprinkled with sea salt, the juicy, sweet fruit of the earth is still warm when it reaches your lips. Tomato season. Is there really anything better?
Find some new and delicious uses for your summer’s bounty with our favorite summer tomato recipes.
Created in the eastern Sicilian city of Catania, Pasta alla Norma is quintessential Sicilian cuisine. While the recipe may vary depending on the household, the core ingredients of this classic remain the same: eggplant, basil, tomatoes and a wonderfully salty ricotta salata.
Made with cross-cut shanks of beef or veal, this is one Italy's most renowned (and of course delicious) braises. Serve with risotto, cripsy prosciutto and Grana Padano. Discover what you've been missing.
Not all pestos are green. Pesto comes from the Italian word Pestare, meaning to grind. In Sicily, the most famous pesto is pesto allá trapanese, from the Mediterranean town of Trapani, Sicily. Adding tomatoes and swapping pine nuts for almonds, Sicilians took the pesto alla genovese and made a dish that's uniquely their own.