Tilapia with tomatoes and olives is typically a summery dish, light in calories, and rich in flavor. A great dish for those who desire a simple and tasty main course from the sea. The tomatoes and olives enhance the taste of the Tilapia. For a superb finale, finish with a thick drizzle of balsamic! Chef Alba
This agro-dolce sauce (sweet and tangy), can be used as a dip, a glaze, and as a condiment. It can be made ahead for easy dinner prep; allow to cool and keep it in the fridge for a few days. It can be used with roasted potatoes and vegetables, grilled meats, salmon, cheese trays, and crostini. Chef Alba
Chianti Drunken Spaghetti is one of the many traditional recipes of the Cucina Povera in Italy. The uniqueness of this dish is the addition of red wine twice to the spaghetti. Not only is the wine added in the sauce, wine is also added to the pasta boiling water. Taste can vary depending on the type of red wine used. I use a full-bodied Chianti or San Giovese wine. Use a wine which has a full taste and a...
Scallops are one of the most delicious foods offered by the sea. The easiest and best technique to cook them is to sear them using very little oil or butter. This dish is romantic, quick-cooking, sweet, tender, mild, and delectable. Perfect to include for a Christmas menu as a starter or one of the courses for the Feast of 7 fishes. Chef Alba
This soup was born from the Cucina Povera. It was originally made from remaining pieces of fish that was not sold at the market at the end of the day by fisherman. This main course soup is quick, fragrant and warms the soul especially on a cold night. Chef Alba