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'Milanese-Capri' with Auricchio piccante

'Milanese-Capri' with Auricchio piccante

This dish is a combination of two famous Italian recipes, 'Cotoletta alla Milanese' and 'Insalata Caprese'. In this recipe north meets south, creating a real delight for your taste buds! Whilst 'Cotoletta' is traditionally served with lemon wedges, modern versions of this dish see it arranged on plates together with tomato slices and rocket: here we go with the idea of adding delicious provolone cheese and nuts to give it a new, original taste.

A selection of Italian Cured Meats and Cheeses

A selection of Italian Cured Meats and Cheeses

A tasty appetizer with fresh and aged cheeses, cured meats, dried fruits and nuts, ready in 10 minutes!

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!

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.

Chicken kebab with grilled peppers

Chicken kebab with grilled peppers

This is a fairly light and summery recipe! The chicken skewers, served with the grilled vegetables, make a perfect combination of flavours and are great if you want to avoid that 'full belly' feeling. A quick and easy dish, ideal for a relaxed dinner with your friends or to serve as part of a buffet if you are throwing a party, or even if you are barbecuing al fresco in the park! Enjoy!

 

Chicken with herbs and provolizia in pastry (en croute)

Chicken with herbs and provolizia in pastry (en croute)

This is an easy recipe for a very tasty meaty snack! The chicken breast, marinated in milk, herbs and spices, is baked in a pastry crust and makes a very versatile dish: you can serve it as an appetiser at the beginning of a meal, you can dice it up to serve it as a snack for an aperitif, or you can serve bigger portions, surrounded by salads and veggies, to create an all-in-one course. What are you waiting for? Try it out!

Chicken with peanut sauce

Chicken with peanut sauce

Looking for an original, new slant on how to prepare chicken? We might have just what you need! This dish has somewhat of an exotic taste, thanks to the use of peanuts, which are very much popular in Thai and Southeast Asian cuisine. The cooking of the meat in boiling water is ideal if you want to achieve a light, delicate dish. Its taste is then enhanced by the rich, creamy peanut sauce. Serve with salads and vegetables to obtain a nutritionally balanced meal!

Chicken with peppers and tomatoes

Chicken with peppers and tomatoes

This amazing stew, whose main ingredients are chicken, peppers and tomatoes, is a speciality of the Italian region Umbria. With its delicate, yet savoury taste, it makes the ideal dish to serve at a family get-together on Sunday or on a special occasion. Serve it with the right glass of wine and you'll win over your guests!

Fig pork chop

Fig pork chop

The practice of cooking pork with fruit has always been common place; in fact it is not a secret that already during the Middle Ages it was very common to cook it with plums, apples or chestnuts. In this recipe, the strong taste of the pork chops, combined with the sweetness of the figs, provide for a harmonious combination that will surely satisfy your taste buds and amaze your guests. 

Filo pastries with charcuterie

Filo pastries with charcuterie

This assortment of cocktail snacks makes an interesting and delicious way of using up all your charcuterie meats. Enclosed in thin, flaky pastry, this finger-food is ideal as a starter to almost any meal, but especially as an accompaniment to any alcoholic or alcohol-free cocktail. Thanks to the sesame and poppy seed topping they look even more appetising!

Lamb with Roasted Vegetables

Lamb with Roasted Vegetables

This is the perfect recipe for a special festive day, for a Sunday with your family or a dinner with friends. In Italy, lamb is also one of the most traditional Easter dishes and its cuts and preparation can vary a lot from one region to another. This recipe shows off a simple way of cooking a delicious meaty course: the vegetables make it tempting and good to look at, while adding flavour to the meat and slightly toning down its strong taste. 

Light meat balls with Provolone

Light meat balls with Provolone

Meat balls in tomato sauce is one of the most traditional and widespread meat recipes in Italy. Delicious as a main course, it can also be used as a pasta dressing or to enrich Lasagne or 'Pasta al forno' (which is baked pasta). Meat balls in tomato sauce represents the classic 'grandma recipe', endowing your meal with that taste of love and genuine food; enrich the dish with Auricchio Piccante for a touch of originality!

Meat roll with rocket & Provolizie in cornflakes

Meat roll with rocket & Provolizie in cornflakes

Here comes a really appetising - yet healthy! - recipe for all of you out there who like fried food! Quality ingredients combined together to make a tasty, crunchy main course that can also easily become a finger food appetiser! A dish that will satisfy your guests and that your children will love!

Provolizie ravioli with a filling of marinated tartàre

Provolizie ravioli with a filling of marinated tartàre

Beef tartare is a very ancient dish, probably invented by the Tatars, a nomadic group that used to store meat under their horses' saddles, which they would eat raw and softened. Nowadays this recipe consists in finely minced raw meat, adequately seasoned with spices, lemon, egg yolks and, sometimes, alcohol, in order to really make it tasty. Fresh and light, tartare is the ideal dish for summer aperitifs. Just make sure you choose high quality fresh meat and eggs!

Risotto al Tastasal

Risotto al Tastasal

A winter risotto recipe based on the traditional recipe from Verona.

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