Category: Italian tradition

stuffed capon recipe – cooking with carlotta

10

Jan2020

STUFFED CAPON

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Capon is a traditional Christmas bird in Europe. It is used either to make a very tasty but fat stock to accompany minestre, such as tortellini, or as a main course, usually stuffed. This stuffing is very simple. I had some cured meats leftover and I thought of giving ... Read More
10/01/2020Carlotta Conti
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
Christmas log, Tronchetto di Natale

17

Dec2019
This Christmas Log, also known as Swiss Roll, is a great classic in the European tradition: it originates from the French Bûche de Noël. and represents the ancient tradition of burning a large log in the fireplace which started on Christmas eve and was supposed to last for the entire ... Read More
17/12/2019Carlotta Conti
Cantucci

06

Nov2019
These almond cookies are the quintessence of Tuscan food. They are extremely simple, and the goodness of this recipe relies on the choice of quality ingredients. I always make them on a wooden board because I love the sensation of working with dough, even if it is easier to use ... Read More
06/11/2019Carlotta 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