Tag: Italian cuisine

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
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
Tuscan chestnut Necci Necci toscani

01

Nov2018
There are few things that recall Autumn like chestnut Tuscan necci. These crepes made with chestnut flour make possible to enjoy them after the harvest period. For centuries they were harvested, and still are, in the mountains which run along all Italy. Chestnuts have been providing calories during the harsh cold months and ... Read More
01/11/2018Carlotta Conti
pollo cacciatora chicken stew

19

Oct2018
Cacciatora stew is one of those simple dishes which comfort you, above all if served with mashed potatoes on a cold winter day. It is an incredibly rich and simple dish, the result is an amazing sauce in which you can plunge bread and collect it in the famous “scarpetta”. It is ... Read More
19/10/2018Carlotta Conti
Gurguglione – summer vegetable stew

09

Aug2018
Gurguglione is a typical stew of summer vegetables eaten by the miners of Elba Island. It was mentioned when I visited the Ginevro gallery, that is a magnetite mine near Capoliveri, now closed because of the competition by developing countries. This stew was a typical dish of the miners of Elba ... Read More
09/08/2018Carlotta Conti