Upper Westside’s Cibo e Vino has married eating fantastic Italian and Mediterranean cuisine with making you feel right at home.
Inspired by fresh Italian summer foods, this charred corn and tomato salad is topped with fresh basil, olive oil and burrata. It’s a delight to enjoy on a hot evening with fresh summer tomatoes.
It only comes once a year, so let’s celebrate tomato season with delicious recipes that highlight the produce at their peak. Are tomatoes coming out of your garden faster than you can eat them? Some of these recipes will help you preserve some for later.
Huevos rancheros is a traditional Mexican breakfast dish that consists of eggs, beans, tortillas and a tomato chili based sauce. Add a fun spin to the tomato chili sauce with and serve with a spicy tomato jam.
This Baked Sun-Dried Tomato and Goat Cheese Dip is creamy-dreamy and can be ready, from prep to finish, in 30 minutes. Decadent goat cheese is whipped with cream cheese and parmesan, studded with sun-dried tomatoes, fragrant garlic, and aromatic fresh herbs. Serve with Chardonnay, and it’s going to be the hit of the party.
Serve this Watercress and Ricotta Tomato Tart and the crowd will go wild. It’s an easy recipe that requires little effort, but the combination of fresh flavors will make your tastebuds jump for joy.
Loaded with beans, vegetables, and herbs and calling on summer’s preserved tomatoes, this savory crumble is hearty and filled with parmesan. A needed bite on a winter day.
Not too heavy, but still super flavorful, these tomato bruschetta bites are a great appetizer, full of flavor thanks to fresh pesto and paired easily with a glass of wine.
A bowl of tomato basil soup and a cornbread waffle grilled cheese is the perfect comforting meal. Warm, buttery cornbread waffles are stuffed with cheese and served with the creamiest tomato soup.
Basic meatballs in tomato sauce hold a hidden ingredient of chocolate. Finish an Italian inspired meal with a flourless chocolate cake with citrus.
As a side or main, whip up a sun-dried tomato risotto by easily baking in the oven. Create a fun chocolate dessert cake with yogurt and cannellini beans.
Easy Roasted Tomato Soup is about as simple, and delicious, as you can get. It’s light, flavorful and quick to make so you can spend less time fussing, and more time enjoying your meal!
Thinly sliced tomatoes are served with a refreshing granita, tangy balsamic, and creamy burrata with prosciutto on the side. A perfect summer salad.
Spend a summer night on the patio grilling these mascarpone and goat cheese crostini with blistered tomatoes, balsamic glaze and a glass of Santa Rita Sauvignon Blanc.
Toasted bread, balsamic reduction, smoked mozzarella, and caramelized cherry tomatoes make these caprese crostini a simple appetizer that tastes complex.
Bursting with bright flavors from tomatoes and cucumber, this grilled lamb with eggplant sauce and crispy chickpeas is a summer stunner that we can’t resist.
These Greek hummus bites are a fun, flavorful appetizer that’ll really impress your guests. They take only 15 minutes to make and have a crazy array of flavors and textures, sure to please any palate.