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

Torta rustica al salmone, patate e Philadelphia || Smoked salmon, potato and cream cheese quiche

Ingredients For the shortcrust: 350 gr spelt or wholemeal flour140 ml acqua90 ml sunflower oil1 teaspoon of salt For the filling: 2 medium boiled potatoes200 gr of cream cheese1 egg100 gr smocked salmonA sprig of chives2/3 pinches of saltGround white pepper Method: Put the flour, the oil and a teaspoon of salt into a bowl … Continue reading Torta rustica al salmone, patate e Philadelphia || Smoked salmon, potato and cream cheese quiche

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