Category: Northern Italy

Pere al vino rosso Poached pears in red wine

16

Nov2018
Poached pears in red wine are a delicious dessert, which joins the pleasure to eat fruit in an unusual way and the possibility to offer a dessert lighter than usual. It is free from animal products and indulges even the pickiest palates or our guests who suffer from food intolerances. Pears, red ... Read More
16/11/2018Carlotta Conti
gnocchi di zucca con Taleggio Butternut squash gnocchi with Taleggio cheese

30

Oct2018
Butternut squash is one of the many joys of the season: rain and cold temperatures are compensated by incredibly rich and comforting foods. It is another gift from the Americas, like potatoes. Accompanied by a creamy Taleggio cheese sauce, this dish speaks about the valley crossed through the Po river, its fog, ... Read More
30/10/2018Carlotta Conti
Gnocchi with(rocket) arugula pesto  and prawns Gnocchi con pesto di rucola e gamberetti

13

Sep2017
The freshness of arugula is very inviting in the heat of the Italian summer. This is, of course, a variation of the famous “pesto” par excellence”. Arugula is a great source of flavonoids that are believed to have antioxidant properties. It’s also an excellent source of vitamin K, B and ... Read More
13/09/2017Carlotta Conti
rabbit tuna tonno di coniglio

08

Jul2017

RABBIT TUNA

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Tuna and rabbit, together? Why this odd name? A legend says that in 19th century the rules about fasting were particularly strict, and the friars in a convent of Avigliana, near Turin, decided to circumvent them by baptising their chickens and rabbits and calling them ‘tuna’ in order to eat them ... Read More
08/07/2017Carlotta Conti
Strawberry panna cotta

13

May2017
Strawberry season reaches its peak in May, offering the sweetest and most delicious flavour. This panna cotta intensifies their freshness creating a symphony of tastes in which the light sourness of lemon balances perfectly the sweetness of whipped cream. I noticed, reading American recipe books, that panna cotta includes also the ... Read More
13/05/2017Carlotta Conti