Learn All About Capers

While I live to eat, to be honest, I never gave capers much thought before I went to the island known as the ‘Black Pearl’ of the Mediterranean—Pantelleria. Closer to Africa than its nearest Italian neighbor, Sicily, it is a volcanic island of ancient beauty, known for capers, wines, and olive oil. A place where capers cascade down stonewalls, grow wild by the roadside, and cover carefully planted fields. In fact, many experts consider capers from Pantelleria to be the best in the world....more
The only capers I have ever had tasted terrible, but now I know why...they were cheap and added ...more

panko crusted tilapia with lemon caper sauce

Here is one of the several dishes I made this week that can be served with the lemon caper sauce....more
@Tate's Kitchen Definitely! You always make me hungry ;)more

lemon caper sauce

These last few days have had me looking for all sorts of meats and vegetables that can be dipped or served with this sauce. So far I can say pork chops, tilapia, cut carrots and celery work really well with this. How did this come about? I was making pork chops for dinner the other night and used to have a recipe for 'pork chops and caper sauce' but of course couldn't find it....more
My mouth-watering it would be the perfect compliment to my afternoon carrot sticks :)more

Wild Capers!

My husband and I went out for a passeggiata after lunch today. In Italy, the passeggiata, or evening stroll, is an integral part of life. If you live in the city, you do it downtown and look at the shops; if you live by the sea, you do it along the lungomare, which is a promenade that stretches along the coast. After getting a gelato and enjoying the sun reflecting off the water, we went back to the car to take a drive....more