Round Dried Sicilian Tomatoes "Ciappa" in oil
From a typical traditional Sicilian recipe, a prized appetizer made with dried tomatoes flavored and preserved in oil. Excellent as an appetizer, delicious when accompanied by a good aged cheese. They represent a good ally in the kitchen to enrich a variety of preparations with Mediterranean flavors.
Dried tomato (80%), sunflower seed oil, extra virgin olive oil, wine vinegar, garlic, chili pepper, salt, acidity regulator: E330.
Not everyone knows that the name "ciappa" comes from the Sicilian word "ciappare," which means "to gather by handfuls".
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History and origin of Ciappa Tonda di Pomodoro Secco Siciliano Sott'Olio
Ciappa Tonda di Pomodoro Secco Siciliano Sott'Olio is a typical product of the Sicilian culinary tradition. Its origins date back to ancient times, when Sicilian farmers used the method of drying tomatoes to preserve them during the winter. Ciappa Tonda is the result of the artisan processing of dried tomatoes, which are cut into strips and then rolled into a kind of "doughnut". Extra virgin olive oil is used to preserve Ciappa Tonda and give it its intense and distinctive flavour.
The advantages of Ciappa Tonda di Pomodoro Secco Siciliano Sott'Olio
Ciappa Tonda di Pomodoro Secco is not only a tasty and versatile product in the kitchen, it also has important health benefits.
- Sun-dried tomatoes are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant that helps prevent cellular ageing and protects against the risk of cardiovascular disease
- The extra virgin olive oil used to preserve Ciappa Tonda is an unsaturated fat that helps keep blood cholesterol levels low and protects the cardiovascular system
- Ciappa Tonda is a food rich in fibre, which helps to regulate digestion and maintain a feeling of satiety, useful for those who follow a balanced and healthy diet
Best food matches with Ciappa Tonda di Pomodoro Secco Siciliano Sott'Olio
Ciappa Tonda di Pomodoro Secco is a versatile product that can be used in many different ways. In particular, it can be combined with other ingredients to create a gourmet dish that will satisfy even the most demanding palates. For example, Ciappa Tonda can be served with a selection of cheeses, such as Pecorino or Parmesan, or used to make a delicious pesto. Ciappa Tonda can also be used to enrich vegetable salads, such as tomatoes, cucumbers, olives and rocket, or to create a tasty hors d'oeuvre with local cured meats and cheeses. Finally, Ciappa Tonda can be used as an ingredient in pasta dishes, such as risotto or pasta, adding a touch of Mediterranean flavour to any dish.