Category: Soups and veloutés

tortellini

19

Dec2019
The cuisine in Emilia-Romagna is permeated with sexual innuendos, expressed in its iconic stuffed pasta, tortellini. Local legends say that the creation of tortellini was inspired by the goddess Venus herself, who was spotted by an innkeeper while staying at his inn. Stricken by this vision, he rushed to ... Read More
19/12/2019Carlotta Conti
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
potage di mare sea potage

03

Nov2018
Usually "potage" and "sea" contradict each other. This recipe is connected to "land" ingredients like potatoes, leeks, and a lot of fresh cream. I created this recipe when trying to exalt Autumn vegetables, and trying to propose something healthy but extremely stimulating. I have always been inspired by French cuisine, but ... Read More
03/11/2018Carlotta Conti