I eat fish 4 or 5 times a week. In summer…..even more often, adding fish in salads. It is a dish with my favorite Mediterranean flavors…olives and tomatoes. in preparing salad the main ingredient is fantasy…..so you can add or take away whatever you want….
Salad, or better, salads are a world of their own, a lifestyle, a way of thinking and of eating. Their savours and flavours are like a masterpiece, simply born from nothing, from ingredient’s simplicity, from the earth. Here a combination of sweet and strong flavours.
In the Northern part of Italy, Summer has been very cruel: rain, rain and rainy days. September has come with sunny and warm days. So, why not talking about a typical summer dish? Caprese. Caprese is a dish made of mozzarella, tomatoe and fresh basil, as everyone knows. We would like to offer you a new proposal: tomatoes bavarese, mozzarella and small focacce. Follow the recipe and let us know.
n Italy, cotechino (Italian fresh pork sausage) and lentils are culinary symbols of abundance and fortune, generally eaten on New Year’s day. Best lentils come from Umbria, look for fresh cotechino at Italian butcher shops. We suggest a different way to taste this traditional dish, not only for Christmas holidays.
Pumpkin and butternut are typical autumn ingredients, suitable for ravioli, bread and cakes. Generally, in Italy, pumpkin is used for savory recipes, being pumpkin sweet by itself. The savory flan, which we propose is soft and creamy, rich and velvety. Very easy to make, because everything is just mixed together and whizzed up in a blender and gorgonzola cheese sauce adds an extra touch. To taste!
Pumpkin, Fall symbol, of many different shapes, with a soft and sweet pulp, can be used in main dishes, such as risotto, in bread dough or in desserts. You can prepare typical american dishes for Halloween night, but we have decided to prepare an italian recipe, with Italian flavors such as mushrooms and provolone cheese.
Usually, we are used to eat sweet cannoli, from Sicily. Now, we offer you savory cannoli. A special and different idea to propose a particular appetizer to your guests, surely fascinated by this idea.
In Italy it is squash blossom time. We have not bought them at the farmers market, but piched them in our neighbor’s garden. You can appreciate them either stuffed or battered-fried. We have prepared them filled and stuffed. To try.
This recipe is not a simply stuffed omelette.Tasty and quick to prepare, this dish is suitable for all meals. The lightness of the batter and the tasty filling turn this meal into a delicious summery idea. For the filling, you can create thousands of variants with different cheeses and vegetables in order to renew your flavor whenever you want.
Even though at the moment the weather is quite bizarre, it is time to take some trips. Together with the family or with some friends, we prepare simple dishes to bo eatenlying down ion the green grass. So here for you an idea for a quick and tasty dish to take with you for a nice picnic.