Capers are a distinctive ingredient in Italian cuisine and are commonly used in salads, meat dishes and pasta sauces. Capers are known for being one of the ingredients of tartar sauce. They are often served with cold smoked salmon or fish dishes.
On a final note, the caper – which reappears, flowers, and provides food every year, without any care - has been used as a metaphor for the Jewish people's determination to survive in the harshest of conditions. Perhaps it's no coincidence that they are found growing out of the Western Wall!