Sesame-coated balls of savory goodness make a great start to any meal.
This eggplant appetizer from southern Italy can be eaten as a side dish, on bruschetta, or with bread or crackers.
A typical Mediterranean dip, made mostly of olives and olive oil. Traditional recipes include anchovies, but there is absolutely no need for them here.
Kalamata olives and feta cheese really spice up this otherwise simple salad.
Serve these golden-brown cakes hot with a contrasting cool garnish.
Flavorful oven- or sun-dried tomatoes are the key ingredient in this spicy, herby southern Italian pasta dish.
Whether you're on the run or just don't feel like cooking something, a vegetarian sandwich is just the thing: quick, easy, and as healthy as you care to make it.
Antipasto, which means "before food" in Italian, is a salad-like appetizer consisting of various fresh and pickled vegetables, cheeses, and rolled or sliced meats. For vegetarian antipasto, you can either substitute mock meat products or leave them out altogether.
Garlicky black olives stirred into white beans make a flavorful salad that's delicious at any time of year.
Sun-dried tomatoes, olives, walnuts, and herbs combine in this Mediterranean-inspired bread.