Archive for September, 2018

pizza combination

Pizza Topping Combinations- At Home!

There are infinite pizza topping combinations to try and if you’re anything like us, you need a little taste of them all! With our Capa di Roma pizza sauce as base, there are endless pizzas to be made! Today we are catering these recipes to all the meat lovers out there!  We have a few basic meat topped pizzas and a couple off the beaten path options as well.  So, try them out, let us know what you think!! 1. The Classic Meat Lover
  • tomato sauce
  • mozzarella cheese
  • pepperoni
  • iItalian sausage
  • salami
  • bell peppers
  1. Hawaiian Meat Lover
  • tomato sauce
  • mozzarella cheese
  • pineapple chunks
  • canadian bacon
  1. Prosciutto Lover
  • tomato sauce
  • mozzarella cheese
  • prosciutto crudo
  • rosemary
  • onion
  • black pepper
  1. Chicken Pesto
  • pesto sauce
  • mozzarella cheese
  • marinated herbed grilled chicken
  • (vegetables if you’d like)
  1. The Ultimate 
  • tomato sauce
  • freshly grated fontina cheese
  • grated provolone cheese
  • parmiggiano-reggiano cheese
  • prosciutto
  • bacon
  • sweet italian sausage
  • pepperoni
  • freshly cut chives
  • fresh cilantro
Now tell me you’re not hungry.  Buon appetito!!

Continue Reading No Comments

prosecco cocktails

Simple Italian Drinks- Roma Favorites!

Today we’re bringing you three simple recipes for a few of our refreshing, Italian favorites!  We’re whipping up bellinis, negronis, and rossinis today, and showing you how easy it can be to make one up at home too! Perfect for a poolside party, or a summer gathering, these drinks will add a cool touch to any upcoming occassion. Bellini Ingredients:
  • 4 white peaches
  • 1 part sugar syrup
  • 4 parts prosecco
To make your peach puree, peel and blend your peaches and refigerate until cold.  Then combine two parts puree with 1 part syrup and pour this into your glass first.  Add the prosecco and enjoy! Rossini Ingredients:
  • 1 lb. ripe strawberries
  • 2 tbsp. white sugar
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • Prosecco
In a food processor, mix strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice until smooth and refrigerate.  To serve, pour mixture in to your glass first, then add prosecco. Negroni Ingredients:
  • Dry gin
  • Campari
  • Vermouth Rosso
Mix one ounce of each ingredient with cracked ice in a cocktail shaker.  Strain into cocktail glasses and garnish with orange peel! Which one is your favorite?

Continue Reading No Comments

Capa Di Roma Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi in Two Easy Steps

Shrimp scampi is a crowd pleaser, and even better, it’s pretty easy to prepare!  In today’s post, we’re sharing a great recipe for this dish that’s also a lighter dinner option for yourself and the family.  This recipe will make about 4 servings. Let’s get cooking! What you’ll need:
  • 1 lb. jumbo shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1 lb. pasta of your choice (we love spaghetti or linguini)
  • 4 tbsp. Capa di Roma extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of one medium lemon
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • grated parmesan cheese (optional)
Now this is only a 2 step recipe!! Step 1:  Boil a pot of water for your pasta and throw it in while you cook your shrimp.  In a medium skillet, heat your oil over medium heat and add all ingredients except the cheese.  Sautee all ingredients, stirring often, until the shrimp are pink. Step 2: Combine with your pasta, drizzle a little more olive oil if desired, and sprinkle with cheese.  Buon appetito!

Continue Reading No Comments