Frittelle, brings back memories. My nonna making them in the kitchen and me trying them as soon as they were ready… So simple but so good as appetizer. You can make frittelle with all sorts of vegetables, but my favorite is with zucchini. An alternative for zucchini is the flour of the zucchini plant. Really … Continue reading Frittelle di zucca, a super appetizer!
Fall is a great season. You can find all sorts of “wild” meat in your supermarket or local butcher. One of my favorites is wild boar. I decided to make my own minced meat of wild boar, and make a good ragu with it. So lets start on making the minced meat. You’ll need several … Continue reading Ragu of wild boar
As I already explained in a previous post, gnocchi is a real classic and one of my favorite things to eat. But it you need some time and courage to make them. What is the secret of perfect gnocchi? It’s all about potatoes! Always use the most floury such as red or yellow, especially if … Continue reading Gnocchi di patate
A real Italian classic is “gnocchi”. It’s also one of my favorite things to eat. It requires some work but it’s all worth it… But first you need to make a good sauce to accompany your gnocchi. Since you already have some work with making the gnocchi, it’s best you keep your sauce simple. Therefor i … Continue reading Gnocchi con sugo di salsiccia
A few years ago I was looking for good quality wine and came across a website. I subscribed and a few days later the catalog arrived. It came in a small box with a little present in it. The catalog was made out of recycled paper and the present was a branch of one of their … Continue reading Fattoria La Vialla: Il Birborosso
Christmas main course: Wild boar stew Or as we call it “Cinghiale alla Marchigiana”… Wild boar with its tasty meat is a coveted prey for hunters. Nearly extinct in the early twentieth century, was then reintroduced in different breeds from abroad in some areas of Italy, including the Marches. In addition to the consummation of … Continue reading Christmas main course: Wild boar stew
So my sister and brother-in-law opened a pizzeria in a small town called As (Belgium). It’s a cosy restaurant with a big oven that runs on gas and wood. This adds extra flavor to the pizza. My sister currently runs the kitchen where you can order several types of pasta, while my brother-in-law makes the pizza’s. … Continue reading Pizza at Da gli Sticchilini