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Artichokes, potatoes, bacon and Provolone pie

Artichokes, potatoes, bacon and Provolone pie

This pie makes an ideal one pot dish for cold wintery days. The rounded savoury taste of the cheese and bacon, mixed with the delicate fluffiness of the mashed potato and the sharp artichoke flavour, create a yummy comfort food everyone will enjoy. Suitable for almost any situation, you can serve it as a main course to your family and friends on special occasions as well as whenever you feel like they deserve a treat!

Auricchio Piccante titbits

Auricchio Piccante titbits

Here comes a suggestion on how to create savoury dainties with just a few, simple ingredients. The deep-fried pizza dough bits make a perfect base for these appetisers: you just need to add your favourite toppings, some Provolone cheese and bake everything for a few minutes.. Definitely something you must try out!

Barbecued Provolone & bitter-sweet cabbage sandwich

Barbecued Provolone & bitter-sweet cabbage sandwich

It's always hard work getting children to eat their veggies and, by telling them it's healthy, we don't necessarily end up winning them over! The best strategy instead is to show them how much fun it can be to prepare a veggie-based dish - this provolone and cabbage 'sandwich', for instance!

Barbecued Provolone on home-made veggie-burger

Barbecued Provolone on home-made veggie-burger

If you are searching for an attractive, deliciously tasting dish for your children, here comes a recipe suggestion you might want to try out! A home-made potato-burger accompanied by a slice of melting Provolone cheese and fresh, marinated courgettes.. Served with crispy bread, this dish will make everyone happy!

Ceasar salad

Ceasar salad my way

The well known Caesar salad was first created by the Italian chef Cesare Cardini, who immigrated to the United States, San Diego, after World War I. In his salad, the chef aims at combining the typical Italian flavours - like Parmigiano, romaine lettuce and extra virgin olive oil - and the American ones - e.g. the Worcester sauce.

Celery and anchovies gratin

Celery and anchovies gratin

Are you wondering what to do with all that 'boring' old celery left over in your fridge? Don't despair! Here comes a recipe that will make you think twice about the right adjective for this incredibly healthy veggie! Just a few more ingredients, some delici(o)us anchovies and you'll have an inviting dish you'll be proud to serve to your guests!

Crunchy potato flan

Crunchy potato flan

Who said mashed potatoes are boring? This recipe will show you how to create an incredibly tasty, original potato flan! Just add a few fine ingredients like nuts, Provolone cheese, spices.. and the magic is done!

Fried artichokes with honey and fine herbs vinegar

Fried artichokes with honey and fine herbs vinegar

Who does not like deep fried food? Most of the time it's just junk food, but there is a healthy way of enjoying it, that is to make it at home, from real natural ingredients, and eat it hot, straight out of the pan! There are several ways of coating vegetables, seafood or whatever else you are planning to deep fry, but we suggest you to simply coat your food with some flour. Enjoy this artichoke delicacy with your family and friends! 

Grilled aubergines & Provolizie rolls

Grilled aubergines & Provolizie rolls

The grilled aubergine rolls are a typical vegetarian main course of Mediterranean cuisine, but can also be served as a side dish or as an appetiser. It is a very versatile recipe and can be modified according to the cook's personal taste. The aubergine belongs to the nightshade family and has many beneficial properties: it helps combat water retention, facilitates digestion, improves liver function and reduces blood pressure.  

Grilled Auricchietto with roasted potatoes

Grilled Auricchietto with roasted potatoes

This is a dish everyone will enjoy, even the children! The crunchy potato rösti meets the soft, melting Auricchio slices, while the velvety bell pepper cream and the black olive tapenade give the recipe a savoury twist. Ideal served as a main course with plenty of vegetables.

Light parmigiana with sun dried tomatoes

Light parmigiana with sun dried tomatoes

Parmigiana is a traditional dish made of fried aubergines with tomato, mozzarella, basil and parmesan, all baked and served warm. Its origins are not certain yet, there is disagreement on whether it was invented in Sicily, in Naples or in Parma. Here we suggest a lighter and slightly different version of this dish, with grilled aubergines, zucchini and sun-dried tomatoes, ideal in summer when those vegetables are in season.  

Provolone coated in nuts on a chestnut purée

Mild Auricchio provolone coated in nuts on a chestnut purée

This dish will leave you speechless: the sweet softness of the chestnut purée meets the crunchy savouriness of the pan-fried Provolone slices coated in nuts, creating a beautiful contrast of strong and mild flavours. Ideal for everyday meals as well as for special occasions, your guests will certainly ask you for the recipe!

Parmesan cheese flan with almonds & vegetables

Parmesan cheese flan with almonds & vegetables

This parmesan cheese flan with almonds and vegetables makes a refined main-course (replacing meat or fish dishes) or a delicate, appetising entrée, ideal for all dinners with friends and family! Contrary to common belief, flans are not that difficult to prepare and we'll prove it to you!

Potatoes, pistachios, pork and provolone 'croquettes'

Potatoes, pistachios, pork and provolone 'croquettes'

Fried (meat) balls have always been a much loved comfort food. Everyone from children to adults, loves to eat these savoury dainties. Often cooked in tomato sauce and used to dress pasta, they also make a great appetiser. But you don't necessarily need to use minced meat as a main ingredient: in this recipe we want to show you how to create amazing 'almost-veggie-balls' with potatoes, cheese and nuts. Ready to try them out?

Pumpkin flowers filled with anchovies

Pumpkin flowers stuffed with anchovies

Fried pumpkin flowers are a delicacy that transports us back to the time when we were kids, a food loaded with family - and full belly! - memories! They make an ideal, delicious entrée, a great starter to a lunch or dinner, or simply a yummy, crunchy side-dish (or main-course, why not?!)! Let us show you how to prepare these sweet and tender flowers, synonymous with summer and big, cosy meals with friends and family.

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