Zeppole di San Giuseppe || St. Joseph’s fritters || FATHER’S DAY ITALIAN DESSERT

The "Zeppole di San Giuseppe" are a typical Neapolitan dessert traditionally prepared on March 19th, the day of San Giuseppe and the date on which all fathers are celebrated in Italy. They are delicious fried choux pastry fritters (or baked for a lighter version) and garnished with custard and sour cherries in syrup. Today we … Continue reading Zeppole di San Giuseppe || St. Joseph’s fritters || FATHER’S DAY ITALIAN DESSERT

Pomodori al forno ripieni di riso || Rice stuffed baked tomatoes

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Ingredients: 10 medium vine tomatoes, ripe but still firm30 gr of Arborio rice pre-cooked for 12 minutes50 gr grated parmesan50 gr grated cheese (you can use cheddar, mozzarella or smoked cheese as you prefer)6/7 medium-sized potatoes (as many as you need to fill your pan)2/3 red onions2 garlic clovesa few basil leavesa few sprigs of … Continue reading Pomodori al forno ripieni di riso || Rice stuffed baked tomatoes

Fusilli con crema di zucchine e menta || Pasta with courgettes and mint cream

Ingredients: 2 courgettes1 small potato50 gr. grated parmesan or pecorino cheeseA dozen fresh mint leaves1 garlic cloveextra virgin olive oilsaltwhite ground pepper200 gr. fusillisunflower oil to fry Method: For this recipe we need an immersion blender with its glass or a deep bowl. First of all, clean and wash the potato and courgettes, cut them … Continue reading Fusilli con crema di zucchine e menta || Pasta with courgettes and mint cream

Garlic

Did you know that... Garlic, like its relative onion, is a very ancient spontaneous plant, originally from Central Asia where its cultivation began and then spread in the rest of the world. It has always been used both as a food plant and for its extraordinary therapeutic properties that Pasteur scientifically defined in 1858: garlic … Continue reading Garlic

Spigola all’acqua pazza || Seabass in crazy water

Ingredients: 2 sea-bass fillets3 spoons of extra virgin olive oil1 small garlic clove, choppeda small bunch of chopped parsley4/5 cherry or datterini tomato, well washed and cut in half2 fingers of dry white winesaltground black pepperchilli flakes or a few slices of fresh chilli pepper Method: Put a large pan (enough to contain the fillets) … Continue reading Spigola all’acqua pazza || Seabass in crazy water