Category: First courses

Imperial soup zuppa imperialeat 09.36.16 (Media)

06

Dec2019
Imperial soup has an Austrian origin, and was introduced to Emilia-Romagna by Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, the second wife of the Emperor Napoleon I. As usual, this soup which can be traced back to Krinofel, went through a major process of adjustment to adapt to local ingredients. Yet, ... Read More
06/12/2019Carlotta Conti
meat stock brodo

03

Dec2019
Meat stock or broth (nowadays the distinction is quite blurred) is a very popular dish in Northern Italy for creating hearty soups in these winter days. It is not only used for adding juices to roasted meats, stews and meat sauces during prolonged cooking, but it also creates wonderful ... Read More
03/12/2019Carlotta Conti
onions soup

16

Oct2019
This onion soup sinks its roots deeply in Tuscan tradition, even though it only became famous when it was adopted by the French and became known as soup à l’oignon. According to Tuscan tradition, the recipe includes the red Certaldo onion, whose reputation was so renown that it ... Read More
16/10/2019Carlotta Conti
walnut pesto – cooking with carlotta

12

Aug2019
Traditionally, this walnut sauce was meant to be served with pansoti, typical Ligurian stuffed pasta, yet it is excellent with potato gnocchi and other specialties. In these super-hot summers, we all need something fresh, a fast yet nice sauce that does not need cooking. This walnut sauce, a delicious vegetarian dish, ... Read More
12/08/2019Carlotta Conti
Linguini with fresh anchovies

16

May2019
The sauce of this unusual linguini combines ingredients that are characteristic of Mediterranean cuisine: olive oil, fresh anchovies, and the introduction of raisins and dried fruit in savoury dishes. This Middle Eastern touch is typical in the cuisine of Italian cities that were in contact with the Arab world ... Read More
16/05/2019Carlotta Conti