Tag: wine

stuffed capon recipe – cooking with carlotta

10

Jan2020

STUFFED CAPON

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Capon is a traditional Christmas bird in Europe. It is used either to make a very tasty but fat stock to accompany minestre, such as tortellini, or as a main course, usually stuffed. This stuffing is very simple. I had some cured meats leftover and I thought of giving ... Read More
10/01/2020Carlotta Conti
Cantucci

06

Nov2019
These almond cookies are the quintessence of Tuscan food. They are extremely simple, and the goodness of this recipe relies on the choice of quality ingredients. I always make them on a wooden board because I love the sensation of working with dough, even if it is easier to use ... Read More
06/11/2019Carlotta Conti
onions soup

16

Oct2019
This onion soup sinks its roots deeply in Tuscan tradition, even though it only became famous when it was adopted by the French and became known as soup à l’oignon. According to Tuscan tradition, the recipe includes the red Certaldo onion, whose reputation was so renown that it ... Read More
16/10/2019Carlotta Conti
Chicken with bell peppers

19

Aug2019
This chicken with bell pepper recipe is truly a typical summer one. The lively colours of the peppers and tomato create a unique blend that you can really appreciate only if you can find fresh sun ripened vegetables. It is a typical Roman dish, and there is a whole generation ... Read More
19/08/2019Carlotta Conti
Orvieto medieval town and Duomo cathedral church aerial view. It

10

Jan2019
Orvieto is a beautiful Etruscan town built on a sheer cliff that is mainly composed of tuff and pozzolana, a soft material easy to excavate. The Orvieto cliff was apt to being easily defendable thanks to its structure; meanwhile, its inhabitants started to excavate its underground in order to obtain factories, ... Read More
10/01/2019Carlotta Conti