Arugula, Chickpea and Bocconcini Salad

Arugula, Chickpea and Bocconcini Salad

In Italy salad is typically served after the main course as a refreshing way to round out the meal. In North America salad is served as an appetizer or first course. This salad is made using simple ingredients. We’ve put together one of our favourite quick salads to be enjoyed for lunch or a light…

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Escarole and Meatball Soup

Escarole and Meatball Soup

Making soup with escarole is as Italian as it gets. Our mothers made it, their mothers made it as did our Nonna’s Nonnas. Sitting down to a hot, steaming bowl of soup with the family is as traditional as it gets in any Italian household and one that can happen any time of the year.…

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Prosciutto Wrapped Figs

Prosciutto Wrapped Figs

Like pasta, tomatoes and olives, figs are an Italian staple in every house hold whether it’s fresh in the summer or dried during the rest of the year. When in season we carry two kinds of fresh figs, some at different times: Black Mission Figs and Adriatic Green Tiger Figs. Our customers have been known…

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Winter Greens Salad with Lentils, Tuna & Manchego

Winter Green Salad with Tuna, Lentils & Manchego

Fresh escarole and arugula bring a mildly bitter and peppery taste to this salad. Castelfranco, Treviso or Radicchio are added along with shaved fennel and red onion. Sprinkle on Scarpone’s lentils, Rio Mare Tuna and thinly sliced Manchego cheese for a hearty, delightful Winter Green Salad.     Winter Green Salad with Tuna, Lentils &…

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