Category: Side dish

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
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
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