Crispy apples salad with plums and bacon

Crispy apples salad with plums and bacon

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....

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New caprese

New caprese

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...

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Mini puff pastry tarts with cotechino and lentils

Mini puff pastry tarts with cotechino and lentils

In 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...

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Savory pumpkin flan

Savory pumpkin flan

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...

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Basil squash blossoms

Basil squash blossoms

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.

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