Italian cuisine provides diners with a variety of flavors, textures, and delectable ingredients. Here at Piccolo Trattoria, we use only the freshest of these ingredients, allowing our guests to get the most flavors out of their meats, cheeses, and vegetables. Our Italian menu features dishes that include a number of popular produce items, including:
Artichokes. These green globes are actually flowers, and offer an assortment of health benefits thanks to their many nutrients and antioxidants. Artichokes can be paired with a variety of sauces and other ingredients, making it easy to incorporate them into a number of dishes. Here at Piccolo Trattoria, you will find artichokes in our Caprese Salad, Artichokes Fantasia, Fettuccine Marchese, and our Alla Roma chicken or veal.
Tomatoes. Whether you consider the tomato to be a fruit or a vegetable, you can’t deny its importance in the world of Italian cuisine. Tomatoes can be found in a variety of forms, lending its many wonderful attributes to a number of popular and beloved Italian dishes. You can find delicious red tomatoes in nearly every fresh salad, as well as in an assortment of delectable appetizers. Tomatoes also play an important role in many of the delectable sauces served alongside your favorite dishes.
Eggplants. This is another fruit that is served, eaten, and commonly recognized as a vegetable. The eggplant features a unique and eye-catching dark purple color, as well as a versatile texture and flavor that can be used in numerous meals. Here at Piccolo Trattoria, you can find eggplant in our Fusilli with Roasted Eggplant, Fettuccine Primavera, Penne Roma, and many other delicious dishes.
Arugula. With an appearance similar to spinach or lettuce, arugula serves as an important leafy green in many Italian restaurants. Arugula offers a peppery taste that perfectly complements many dishes. You can try this vegetable when you order the Arugula Carciofi E Granchio, Arugula Con Pera, and some of our salad options.
These are just some of the fresh and delicious ingredients you can find here at Piccolo Trattoria. Our casual dining restaurant provides the perfect atmosphere to enjoy a tasty Italian meal with friends or family. Learn more by checking out our website or by calling (215) 860-4247.