Category: Appetizers

mullet of Orbetello cefalo di Orbetello

30

May2019

MULLET OF ORBETELLO.

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Mullet of Orbetello is one of many products that can be found in Italy, but comes from a very small area and is known by very few lucky people. Orbetello is a small, picturesque village in southern Tuscany founded by the Villanovians who predated the Etruscans, as demonstrated by its ... Read More
30/05/2019Carlotta Conti
fried custard – cremini fritti

28

Feb2019
Fried custard is a versatile dish. According to where you are in Italy, it has different variations: it is considered mainly as an appetizer in the Marche and Emilia regions, a part of a sumptuous mixture of fried treats like apples, stuffed fried olives (olive all’ascolana), different meats, vegetables ... Read More
28/02/2019Carlotta Conti
polpette melanzane eggplant balls

16

Jul2018
These eggplant balls are perfect for finger food at your next summer party, or as an entrée for any summer meal. Eggplants are at their peak right now, being the sweetest and most delicious they can be during the year. This is the simplified and lighter version of a recipe I ... Read More
16/07/2018Carlotta Conti
insalata polpo octopus salad

07

Jul2018
This is an extremely fresh way to be introduced to octopus. This salad is ideal to be served in a hot summer day, above all if you are back from the beach. Italy has an incredibly wide range of fish and seafood, and as many recipes to cook them. Throughout the country, ... Read More
07/07/2018Carlotta Conti
rabbit tuna tonno di coniglio

08

Jul2017

RABBIT TUNA

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Tuna and rabbit, together? Why this odd name? A legend says that in 19th century the rules about fasting were particularly strict, and the friars in a convent of Avigliana, near Turin, decided to circumvent them by baptising their chickens and rabbits and calling them ‘tuna’ in order to eat them ... Read More
08/07/2017Carlotta Conti