Category: Central Italy

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
porchetta rabbit coniglio in porchetta

04

Jan2019
Porchetta is a typical dish of Central and Northern Italy. It consists of a whole pig, emptied, deboned and seasoned with rosemary or wild fennel, according to its origin. According to the traditional way of making it, porchetta is seasoned with rosemary in Southern Tuscany, in Roman Castles area ... Read More
04/01/2019Carlotta Conti
gnocchi ripieni di carne meat stuffed gnocchi

12

Dec2018

MEAT STUFFED GNOCCHI

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The meat stuffing of this gnocchi is very similar to the one of Ascoli olives, a skilled mix of meats cooked in a soffritto, whose taste is made lighter by a touch of lemon zest. The only complicated phase is finding the procedure to fill the gnocchi; I think ... Read More
12/12/2018Carlotta Conti
pollo cacciatora chicken stew

19

Oct2018
Cacciatora stew is one of those simple dishes which comfort you, above all if served with mashed potatoes on a cold winter day. It is an incredibly rich and simple dish, the result is an amazing sauce in which you can plunge bread and collect it in the famous “scarpetta”. It is ... Read More
19/10/2018Carlotta Conti