Tag: Tuscany

CECINA COOKING WITH CARLOTTA

18

Jun2019
Chickpea flatbread is a humble but delicious dish, with its origins dating back to ancient Greek and Roman times. On the Tuscan coasts it is called Cecina, Farinata in Liguria, and is a common dish on the coasts of the Tyrrenian, where it was spread by Ligurian ... Read More
18/06/2019Carlotta Conti
mullet of Orbetello cefalo di Orbetello

30

May2019

MULLET OF ORBETELLO.

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Mullet of Orbetello is one of many products that can be found in Italy, but comes from a very small area and is known by very few lucky people. Orbetello is a small, picturesque village in southern Tuscany founded by the Villanovians who predated the Etruscans, as demonstrated by its ... Read More
30/05/2019Carlotta Conti
Roasted lamb shoulder spalla d’agnello arrosto

24

Apr2019
There is nothing easier than marinated and roasted meat: at Easter time, in Italy, lamb is particularly appreciated. This way of roasting lamb is incredibly simple but involves some degree of organisation, since you need to calculate the time needed for marinating and cooking. This a very traditional ... Read More
24/04/2019Carlotta 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