Tag: vegetarian

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
polpette melanzane eggplant balls

16

Jul2018
These eggplant balls are perfect for finger food at your next summer party, or as an entrée for any summer meal. Eggplants are at their peak right now, being the sweetest and most delicious they can be during the year. This is the simplified and lighter version of a recipe I ... Read More
16/07/2018Carlotta Conti
gnocchi di patate potato gnocchi

19

Jul2017
Potato gnocchi recipe is relatively recent in the Italian tradition, compared to the other ones. Gnocchi is spread in all regions of Italy, and with all possible ingredients, depending on where it comes from: flour, corn, semolina, bread, chestnut flour, ricotta, or vegetables – from squash to spinach to classic potato. The potato was ... Read More
19/07/2017Carlotta Conti
Stuffed eggplant ready to be served

04

Jun2017
This recipe of stuffed eggplant was generously given me by Carmela, a very sweet woman from Puglia. In Calabria they boil the eggplant whole and then scoop out the flesh. Of course there are many variations: stuffed with stockfish, with or without tomato, with meat…And of course each family claims its ... Read More
04/06/2017Carlotta 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