Category: Northern Italy

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
Imperial Milk Latte Imperiale

06

May2019
This Imperial Milk is a family recipe and originates from what Italians traditionally call “Portuguese Milk” or what is more internationally known as “crème caramel”. It goes by different names and is very common in all Western cuisines. The ingredients are simple: eggs, sugar, milk, vanilla combined in a pleasant ... Read More
06/05/2019Carlotta Conti
formaggio di fossa pit cheese from Sogliano al Rubicone

05

Apr2019
Many surprises are originated from casual events, and it might happen that Medieval farmers, trying to hide their precious cheeses in pits dug into tuff rock and lined with straw, discover that this kind of ripening originates a sophisticated product, now renown in all Italy. This is the case of ... Read More
05/04/2019Carlotta Conti
Sweet and sour Borettane cipolline in agrodolce

13

Mar2019
This way to cook Borettane onions, with this sweet and sour sauce, was created in Emilia, and it is the perfect complement to a vast variety of roasted meats, such as beef braised in Barolo wine. It is a unique side dish, rich in fibre without the boring stigma associated ... Read More
13/03/2019Carlotta 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