By. Robert j. Maatthews
Arborio rice is starchy, short-grain rice. It works wonderfully for rice pudding and creamy risottos.
Arugula: A mustard- and pepper-flavored salad green. Some nations refer to it as a "rocket."
Baba Ghanoush: Mashed, roasted eggplant combined with spices, tahini, and lemon juice.
Bocconcini are little balls of mozzarella cheese around the size of an egg quail.
Bruschetta: A starter dish from Italy. Toasted bread is topped with a variety of toppings, including as cheese, tomatoes.
A cooked vegetable salad dish from Sicily called caponata is made using eggplant along with other veggies like celery, tomatoes, capers, herbs, and spices.
Couscous: A type of pasta resembling pulverized gorse. In North Africa, it is usually eaten as an accompaniment to stews and other dishes.
Falafel: A Middle Eastern meal. It is prepared by combining ground fava beans, or chickpeas, with onion and herbs.