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A dish of eggplant, tomato, and other vegetables, cooked in olive oil and served at room temperature, often as an appetizer.

[Italian caponata, capponata, from cappone, capon (probably as in cappone di galera (literally, "galley capon"), a sailor's dish of cold moistened hardtack and other ingredients), from Old Italian, from Latin cāpō, cāpōn-.]


(Cookery) (in Sicilian cookery) a dish of fried seasoned aubergine and other vegetables, served as an appetizer
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The Wicked Kitchen range includes everything from sweet potato pakora wraps and rainbow curry bowls to nana's mushroom bolognaise and caponata sourdough pizza.
Finally, compliment this evening of fine wine with an amazing selection, from delicious tapas menu, consisting of mouth-watering hot and cold delights, such as Foie Gras Pate with Rosella Jelly, Smoked Duck with Vegetable Caponata, Braised Beef Check with Mashed Potato, Chari Grill Chicken Skewer with Peanut Sauce, as well as a selection of cheese & bread, not to mention the exquisite, Tuna Tartar with Wasabi Soy Sauce, made before your very eyes, from the live station and much, much more
The most iconic Sicilian recipe is caponata, a sweet and sour aubergine stew that "everyone makes - it's absolutely delicious", but in true Italian style, there can be spats over how it ought to be prepared.
First up on the mouthwatering menu was a Sicilian caponata and burrata salad, drizzled with basil-infused oil.
We started with Eggplant Caponata Bruschetta and Jamon Serrano Croquettes.
There are many unique recipes in this book, including Lentil Skillet Bread, Spicy Moroccan Carrot Salad with Chili and Cumin, Tangine Flatbread with Eggplant and Minted Spinach, Mushroom Farro Soup, Spiced Chickpeas, Fig Caponata, Polenta Fries, Gnocchi, Pumpkin Parfaits, and Decadent Dark Chocolate Cake with Figs and Hazelnuts.
Trained by Dermot Weld for Khalid Abdullah, this Lonhro filly is a half-sister to Brooch (won at Group 2 level) and Caponata (listed winner) and looks set to earn valuable winning black type in this seven-furlong fillies event.
Recently, we were treated to a generous presentation (arranged on an irregular piece of smooth wood) of warm-from-the-oven onion focaccia, house-made caponata and baguette slices.
Chef Marco will serve from an Italian dinner set menu -- scallop bruschetta with basil and ginger, pan-fried red snapper with cauliflower-saffron puree and sweet and sour caponata, duo of prawn and beef served with purple potato, zucchini spaghetti and truffle sauce, and for dessert chocolate heart and berries with strawberry coulis.
Heat the oil for the caponata in a wide pan, add the onion and fry for 5 mins to soften.
For her starter, Jade had another of Piero's most popular dishes, authentic Sicilian caponata (PS6.
Raymonda promising Raymonda looked a promising filly when taking the opening maiden for Dermot Weld, who also trained her half-sisters in Brooch and Caponata.