Category: Italian tradition

beans all’uccelletto with sausage, fagioli e salsiccia all’uccellettofagioli e salsiccia all’uccelletto (Media)

20

Apr2020
In the trattorie of Florence I have heard shelled beans cooked in this way called “fagiouli all’uccelletto”. (Pellegrino Artusi, Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well) This recipe is a typical Florentine way to eat their beloved cannellini beans which have replaced meat for centuries. The name originates ... Read More
20/04/2020Carlotta Conti
Stewed green beans fagiolini

10

Apr2020

STEWED GREEN BEANS

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Green beans are an excellent fresh vegetable, but there are not many variations for their preparation. They are usually boiled and eaten accompanied by simple olive oil. But Italian creativity enriched a dull preparation with a touch of herbs and the beloved tomato, inventing a unique and tasty side ... Read More
10/04/2020Carlotta Conti
cauliflower gratin, sformato cavolfiore

25

Mar2020

CAULIFLOWER GRATIN

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Cauliflower is normally not a very exciting dish, but you can give it some pizazz thanks to this recipe: a crispy and flavourful gratin turns a conventional vegetable into a real treat. This recipe uses the same ingredients as a Mornay sauce, but is a bit lighter because there is ... Read More
25/03/2020Carlotta Conti
Asparagus Risotto asparagi

14

Mar2020
This recipe of risotto is typical of Tuscany and Northern Italy, where asparagus is a symbol of Spring. I use a variety of asparagus that is local and smaller but tastier of bigger varieties. Risotto is a much appreciated first course on Italian tables, and this recipe can be ... Read More
14/03/2020Carlotta Conti
Tangerine gelo Mandarino

05

Mar2020
Tangerine gelo. The mere mention of this dessert evokes a sensation of freshness, citrus scents, and summer nights. Tangerine gelo is a typical recipe of the Sicilian tradition. Whereas its origin has been lost over time it likely has its roots in the Arab-Norman domination, so rich in creativity, ... Read More
05/03/2020Carlotta Conti