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WHOLEMEAL ITALIAN CANAPES WITH SALMON AND TRUFFLE – Salmon italian canapes

 Salmon italian canapes How to do Salmon italian canapes Bake wholemeal bread slices for 6-8 minutes. Meanwhile, mix cheese spread (I used Crema de Piave by Caseificio Tomasoni) with truffle slivers. Spread this cream on bread and cover with smoked salmon. Heat it up in a frying pan with some oil, with the lid. Serve as… Continue reading WHOLEMEAL ITALIAN CANAPES WITH SALMON AND TRUFFLE – Salmon italian canapes

RICOTTA DUMPLINGS
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CHARD AND RICOTTA DUMPLINGS WITH TASTY AND VEGETARIAN SAUCES

CHARD AND RICOTTA DUMPLINGS WITH TASTY AND VEGETARIAN SAUCES     Ingredients for 4 portions: Boiled and squeezed chard: 500g Ricotta: 250g Flour: 180g (I used Molino Chiavazza flour) Egg: 1 Grated parmesan: 100g Salt and pepper Nutmeg How to do it 1 Wash and cook the chard on a low flame with a pinch… Continue reading CHARD AND RICOTTA DUMPLINGS WITH TASTY AND VEGETARIAN SAUCES

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Black beans soup – a dinner at grandma ‘s

BLACK BEANS SOUP BLACK BEANS SOUP an italian vegetables recipe  Ingredients for 4 portions: Dry black beans: 400g Carrot: 1 Celery: 1 stalk Onion: 1 Extra-virgin olive oil Salt and pepper Vegetable-stock cube: 1 For toasted bread Garlic: 2 cloves Stale bread Extra-virgin olive oil How to do it: 1)      Soak the beans for a… Continue reading Black beans soup – a dinner at grandma ‘s

pasta with real pesto genovese
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ITALIAN BAVETTE WITH RICH PESTO, ONLY FOR LOVERS! – pasta with real pesto genovese

BAVETTE WITH RICH PESTO, ONLY FOR LOVERS! - pasta with real pesto genovese Ingredients for 4 portions of pasta with real pesto genovese French beans: 200g Extra-virgin olive oil: 2 spoons Bavette pasta: 350g Potatoes: 2-3 Pine nuts: 20-30g Pesto: 4 portions How to do italian pasta with real pesto genovese Wash the French beans and boil… Continue reading ITALIAN BAVETTE WITH RICH PESTO, ONLY FOR LOVERS! – pasta with real pesto genovese

pasta ricetta light GAMBERETTI E ZUCCHINE
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ITALIAN ORECCHIETTE PASTA WITH ZUCCHINI AND SHRIMP

  ITALIAN ORECCHIETTE PASTA WITH ZUCCHINI ‘’Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.’’ Harriet Van Horne ITALIAN ORECCHIETTE PASTA WITH ZUCCHINI   Ingredients for 4 portions  Orecchiette pasta: 320g Extra-virgin olive oil Garlic:  2 cloves Zucchini: 3 Shrimp: 140g Curry How to do it Brown garlic with… Continue reading ITALIAN ORECCHIETTE PASTA WITH ZUCCHINI AND SHRIMP

polpettine con lenticchie
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GREEN FOOD: AFTER CHRISTMAS RECYCLING Spicy lentil croquettes

lentil ceoquettes ‘’Traditionally, lentils stand for prosperity and money, since they’re shaped like coins’’. Here it is: my third eco-friendly post! A recipe for a tasty, vegetarian and nourishing main course: spicy lentil croquettes with carrots and potatoes.   Leftover lentils – from New Year’s Day dinner – a lucky dish here in Italy. Ingredients… Continue reading GREEN FOOD: AFTER CHRISTMAS RECYCLING Spicy lentil croquettes