Learn to make eggplant caponata from Barcelona Wine Bar


From the menu of … Barcelona Wine Bar, 240 North Highland Avenue NE, Atlanta; 404-589-1010; barcelonawinebar.com

Among the many tapas at Barcelona Wine Bar, I think our favorite is their Eggplant Caponata. It would be great for make for summer. Will they share the recipe?— Carolina Lopez, Atlanta

Eggplant caponata is a classic dish of Sicily, a sweet-and-sour treatment for eggplant, which absorbs flavors so beautifully. There are many variations, but this one is notable for its use of honey. It’s a perfect make-ahead summer dish since you want to serve it at room temperature or cold. A great side dish, it’s also a delicious starter served alongside some crusty bread.

Is there a recipe from a metro Atlanta restaurant you’d like to make at home? Tell us and we’ll try to get it. We’ll also test it and adapt it for the home kitchen. Because of volume, we can’t answer all inquiries. Send your request, your address and phone number to fromthemenu@gmail.com and put “From the menu of” and the name of restaurant in the subject line.



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