Category: Central Italy

CECINA COOKING WITH CARLOTTA

18

Jun2019
Chickpea flatbread is a humble but delicious dish, with its origins dating back to ancient Greek and Roman times. On the Tuscan coasts it is called Cecina, Farinata in Liguria, and is a common dish on the coasts of the Tyrrenian, where it was spread by Ligurian ... Read More
18/06/2019Carlotta Conti
CookingwithCarlotta.com_cookingclasses_livornese_red_mullet_receipe

31

May2019
This way of cooking red mullets is typical of Livorno, nevertheless, I discovered that the within the Italian Jewish community, it is also called “à la Moses”. I guess it’s due to the presence of a substantial Jewish community in the town of Livorno. Livorno was turned into the official ... Read More
31/05/2019Carlotta Conti
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
Orvieto medieval town and Duomo cathedral church aerial view. It

10

Jan2019
Orvieto is a beautiful Etruscan town built on a sheer cliff that is mainly composed of tuff and pozzolana, a soft material easy to excavate. The Orvieto cliff was apt to being easily defendable thanks to its structure; meanwhile, its inhabitants started to excavate its underground in order to obtain factories, ... Read More
10/01/2019Carlotta Conti