Tapenade

This dish originates in the south of France where the word caper in French means tapenas. The recipe I have doesn’t use capers but that doesn’t mean you can’t add them (try a tablespoon, first).  I was never a fan of olives until I ate a Kalamata olive.  I found the flavor more robust and…

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Roasted Pepper Piedmontese

Bell peppers (green, red, yellow and orange) are an excellent source of vitamin C and A as well as a good source of dietary fiber.  They are also a rich source of lycopene (may help reduce the risk of cancers of the prostate, bladder, cervix and pancreas). Chèvre is a light, often fluffy, mild-flavored cheese…

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