Page #5 – The gift of fire

Where is focaccia originally from? The ancient Romans with the term focus indicated the fire, but also more correctly the place of cooking. They used to cook a flatbread called focacius, precisely from focus. Similar to white pizza, but higher and softer, there is not only one recipe for focaccia, which is present in theContinue reading “Page #5 – The gift of fire”

Homemade Focaccia Bread

During the lockdown we all had a lot of time on our hands. Most of us took the opportunity to bake; I personally tried a lot of different kinds of pizza and focaccia dough, with different levels of difficulty and rising times, that can vary from two hours to three days. Today I’ll show youContinue reading “Homemade Focaccia Bread”

Polpette al sugo || Meatballs in tomato sauce

Ingredients: For the meatballs: 750 gr beef mince 15/20 % fat 1 big or 2 small eggs 50 gr. breadcrumb 100 ml milk 50 gr. grated pecorino cheese or parmigiano cheese 1 finely chopped garlic clove a sprig of finely chopped flat leaf parsley salt ground black pepper For the sauce: 3 spoons of evoContinue reading “Polpette al sugo || Meatballs in tomato sauce”

Page #1 – Pasta and tomato, the perfect marriage

The first recipe that Violetta showed you was spaghetti with tomato sauce and I personally think it was a good choice because it’s probably the most iconic dish of the Italian cuisine, more than pizza or meatballs. Look at the picture and you can actually see the colors of the Italian flag: the white ofContinue reading “Page #1 – Pasta and tomato, the perfect marriage”

Spaghetti al Pomodoro || Spaghetti with tomato sauce

Ingredients: 3 spoons of extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves 500 gr organic tomato passata basil salt 500 gr durum wheat semolina spaghetti Method: How to cook the sauce Heat the evo oil in a deep pan on medium-low heat, add the garlic cloves, then gently fry for 1 minute. Add the tomato passataContinue reading “Spaghetti al Pomodoro || Spaghetti with tomato sauce”