Tag: vegetarian

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
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
Carnevale fritters frappe cenci

22

Jan2019
These are typical fritters made for Carnevale. They are extremely simple and very popular all over Italy. Of course, each region has its own slight variations in the name and ingredients. In most recipes, there is the possible addition of liquor (grappa, Sambuca) and butter, but I prefer my grandmother’s ... Read More
22/01/2019Carlotta Conti