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- Carciofi Sott'Olio
Artichokes packed in oil are tasty antipasti, and an excellent side dish too.
- Insalata di Carciofi e Germogli
A tasty bean sprout and artichoke heart salad to start things off.
- Artichokes in White Wine, or Cioci al Vin Bianco
Artichokes are among the most popular winter vegetables in the Vicentino. Here they are cooked in wine.
- Zuppa Abruzzese di Fave con Piselli e Carciofi
The Abruzzo region is known for hearty fare made of frugal ingredients, for example this legume and artichoke soup.
- Paste all'Ortolano
Greengrocer's sauce, with zucchini and artichokes, among other things.
- Fusilli al Carciofo
Cork screws with an unusual, refreshing artichoke sauce.
- Tortiglioni ai Carciofi
A tasty artichoke pasta sauce to herald lengthening days.
- Reginette con Prosciutto Crudo, Patate e Carciofi Fritti
Fried artichokes add unusual texture and rich flavor to this pasta sauce.
- Artichoke Pesto
An unusual variation on the classic Ligurian sauce.
- Gnocchi con Carciofi e Noci
Artichokes and walnuts nicely complement each other in this sauce.
- Alessio's Baked Pasta With Artichokes
An easy baked pasta recipe that's quite elegant (and tasty) enough to serve company.
- Carciofi alla Giudia
Jewish-style artichokes, a tremendously old recipe that yields an amazingly beautiful and delicious result.
- Caponata di Carciofi e Sedano
A refreshing and very healthy caponata recipe.
- Carciofi e Patate Soffirtti
Sauteed artichokes and potatoes. The combination works very well.
- Carciofi con le Patate
Another artichoke-and-potato combination, this time done in a pressure cooker. Quite easy!
- Carciofi al Forno
Yet another artichoke-and-potato combination, this time done in the oven.
- Carciofi Fritti
Fried artichokes are simplicity in itself, and very good too.
- Carciofi in Gratella
If you're firing up your grill, artichokes work surprisingly well.
- Carciofi Ripieni alla Menta
Artichokes stuffed with bread crumbs and mint: Tasty and refreshing.
- Carciofi Ripieni di Pancetta
Pancetta's richness nicely compliments artichoke astringency.
- Carciofi Secchi
How to dry artichokes for when they're out of season.
- Involtini coi Carciofi
A tasty winter recipe, cutlets wrapped around sauteed artichokes.
- Le Mamme Ripiene
Artichokes stuffed with tasty veal or beef-based fillings.
- Pan-Fried Artichokes
Quick, tasty interlayered artichokes and breadcrumbs. Simple but worth getting excited over.
- Baked Artichokes
A zesty Sicilian recipe with a garlicky bread crumb-based filling.
- Tuscan Artichokes, or Carciofata Toscana
Potatoes and artichokes balance very well, and there are a number of ways to cook them up. My wife's grandmother simply boils them together in a pot. This Tuscan recipe for potatoes and artichokes is a little more elegant.
- Tortino di Patate e Carciofi
This potato and artichoke tart is fairly quick, easy, and also rather elegant. Elegant enough that Elisabetta and I took it to a potluck supper at a friend's, where it vanished.
- Baked Artichokes with Potatoes, or Carciofi con Patate
Potatoes and artichokes balance very well. If you bake your artichokes and potatoes, the result is a very elegant winter dish well suited to company.
- Carciofi Sott'Olio
- Off site:
Erica De Mane's take on them, with a number of recipes too.
- In Search of Artichokes
A delightfully whimsy account of exploring the Roman ghetto in search of the national Jewish dish.
- Carciofi Alla Romana
Rosemary learned how to love (and stuff) artichokes from the vendors in Rome's markets.
- Italian-style stuffed Artichokes
From Ditty's Sunday Supper.
- Peggy's Artichoke Recipes
A collection from About's home cooking guide, with lots of things including stuffed artichokes Moroccan and a Creole style (with prawns).
A number of recipes that call for Dijon mustard, including Dijon-stuffed artichokes. Not Italian but interesting! From Foodwine.
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