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Fresh cheese with tomato compote

Fresh cheese with tomato compote

There is an old Italian adage saying 'don't let the farmer find out how good it is to eat cheese with pears', suggesting that that supreme taste could stop him from selling his produce. There are many ways in which you can enjoy cheese and fruits together, and one option is to eat the former with some jam on top: try for instance some mature stinky cheese with a spoonful of blueberries jam.. or fresh goat's cheese with this homemade chutney

 
Friggitelli with buffalo-milk mozzarella & anchovies

Friggitelli with buffalo-milk mozzarella & anchovies

If you have to prepare a nice aperitif or an appetiser buffet for your guests, and are wondering what you can do to make it special, then have a look at this recipe! Easy to handle without getting your hands greasy, these kebabs offer a wide variety of well-balanced flavours.

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! Crunchy potato rösti meets soft, melting Auricchio slices, while velvety bell pepper cream and black olive tapenade give the recipe a savoury twist. Ideal served as a main course with lots of vegetables.

Little mozzarella trees

Little mozzarella trees

Here comes a great suggestion for a special Christmassy appetiser! Ideal as an entrée, or on a buffet at a party, these little mozzarella trees will seduce your guests and will be loved by children! All you need is a few simple ingredients and star-shaped cookie cutters.. and in a few minutes you'll have an original dish to serve to your guests! It will look as good on your buffet table as it will taste amazing in your mouth!

Marbled Tiramisu

Marbled Tiramisu

Tiramisu (from the Italian tiramisù, meaning "pick me up") is a popular coffee-flavoured Italian dessert. It is made of ladyfingers (Italian: Savoiardi) dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar, and mascarpone cheese, flavoured with cocoa. The closest cousins to mascarpone are English clotted cream and French crème fraîche. High-quality creamy ricotta or cream cheese can also be a substitute for the mascarpone. The recipe has been adapted into a variety of cakes and other desserts.

Here is a version using the Fabbri Minitopping Wild Strawberries Syrup. Thanks to its fresh and delicate flavor, this syrup perfectly complements this recipe of mascarpone cream  layered wtih amaretto flavored biscuits.

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!

Mini Cheesecakes with Cherries

Mini Cheesecakes with Cherries

A synonym of quality and sweetness, Amarena Fabbri was born over 100 years ago from an idea of Rachele Fabbri, wife of founder Gennaro Fabbri. Since then, her recipe has remained unchanged, and it is kept a secret to this very day. Amarena Fabbri is a perfect ingredient for any specialty pastry, as well as for stuffings and decorations. Ideal for an elegant aperitif and a fine accompaniment to sweets and desserts, it is also amazing combined with cheese or meat. Today, as in the past, Amarena Fabbri continues to enchant the world not only for its taste but also because of its unmistakable ceramic jar with white and blue decorations, which Gennaro ordered for his wife as a loving gift to thank her for this exquisite specialty. Here is the iconic cheesecake recipe using Rachele's amazing black cherries.

Mozzarella in carrozza: your new favourite Italian recipe!

Mozzarella in carrozza: your new favourite Italian recipe!

A great recipe for those ho fancy a cheesy snack
Multi-layer snack

Multi-layer snack

This might be exactly the snack you were looking for: a delicious multi-layer 'sandwich' made of piadina bread, ham, Provolone cheese and vegetables. Quick and easy to prepare, these dainties are ideal in any occasion and are perfect as part of a buffet or as a meal starter.

Paccheri filled with ricotta, walnuts & olives

Paccheri filled with ricotta, walnuts & olives

Paccheri filled with ricotta is a delicate and typical baked pasta dish, ideal if you are hosting a big holiday lunch or dinner. Since it can be prepared in advance (it can wait in the fridge for up to one full day or for longer if stored in the freezer) it is a very practical option when planning on a multicourses meal - so you don't have to make everything at the last minute! And the best part is: leftovers are great warmed up in the oven!!

Panettone with mascarpone cream

Panettone with mascarpone cream

Panettone served with mascarpone cream is one of the most classic and successful combos. Simple and quick to prepare, the version we propose here is very light and delicate. Ideal in every situation, from special occasions to everyday meals.

Panna Cotta with Cherry Jam, Black Cherries and Biscuits

Panna Cotta with Cherry Jam, Black Cherries and Biscuits

A wonderful Panna Cotta served with delicious cherry fruits and syrup

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!

Potato pie with cheese & anchovies

Potato pie with melted cheese & anchovies

Here comes another very versatile recipe: be it as part of a buffet at a party or at the beginning of a meal, or as a main course, this dish will be a real delight for your taste buds! You can either serve it warm or cold, with veggies or light fish-based dishes, your guests will love it! Thanks to its consistency, it also makes a nice 'take away food' for your lunch at work, for an outing with friends or family, or for your children to take to school as a snack!

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