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Fritto di pollo alla birra (beer battered fried chicken).

Fritto di pollo alla birra (beer battered fried chicken). Ingredients vegetable oil, for deep frying 250 g self raising flour (can also use gluten free) 200 ml cold beer sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 400 gr of chicken breast cut into small pieces (nugget size) 1 lemon, cut into wedges Instructions 1. Place […]

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Pasta Arrabiata

Pasta Arrabiata Recipe: Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil 250 gr of diced bacon 1 tablespoon of finely chopped parsley stalks 1-2 teaspoons of dried chillie flakes 2-3 garlic cloves, bashed with the palm of your hand 350 gr of penne or rigatoni 1×400 gr tin of tomatoes 1 small piece of […]

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Torta della Nonno

Torta della Nonno Torta della Nonno is a delicious cake filled with chocolate. You may have heard of torta della Nonna or Grandmother’s cake and this is the Grandfather’s cake version with chocolate which the grandmother’s cake doesn’t have. Both cakes named after grandparents are traditional Italian recipes you will find in many restaurants in […]

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Creamed Zucchini Soup

Creamed Zucchini Soup Creamed Zucchini Soup, or in Italian Vellutata di Zucchini, is a perfect way to transform a humble and overgrown zucchini into a delicious and velvety, creamy soup. Ingredients: 1500 grams zucchini 4 medium yellow potatoes 1 shallot or yellow onion 2-3 cloves garlic minced 2 sprigs rosemary bouquet – wrapped in cooking twine 1.5 […]

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Brioche with Brie, Honey and Thyme

Brioche with Brie, Honey and Thyme Brioche with Brie, Honey and Thyme is a quick and easy crowd pleasing treat everyone will enjoy! Supplies: Gusto Wood Oven 9″pie plate or baking dish Rolling pin Parchment paper Ingredients: 600 grams Brioche Dough Recipe (store bought or homemade) 555 grams Brie cheese round 5 thyme sprigs and […]

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Brioche Dough

Brioche Dough Supplies: Mixer Food storage container with lid Flexible rubber spatula Strong plastic spatula Ingredients: Pre-ferment: 35 grams water 65 grams bread flour 1/8 teaspoon yeast Dough: 150 grams All Purpose flour 350 grams bread flour 80 grams sugar (take away 50 grams when making savory brioche) 7 grams instant yeast 8 grams salt 300 […]

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Fennel and Potato Casserole

Fennel and Potato Casserole Fennel and Potato Casserole or sformato di finocchio e patate in Italian is surely a comfort dish. It can be prepared ahead of time and then heated and served on demand! This fennel and potato casserole can be made vegetarian by omitting the ham. Think potatoes and fennel baked in a […]

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Culurgiones Ogliastrini

Culurgiones Ogliastrini Culurgiones Ogliastrini is a dish originating from Sardinia. The filling is potato mixed with Pecorino Sardo cheese. Ingredients For 30 Culurgiones 150 g of 00 flour 145 ml of water 100 g of milled durum wheat semolina About 7.5 g of extra virgin olive oil Salt up to q.b. For the stuffing 500 gr […]

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Torta Paradiso

Torta Paradiso Torta Paradiso or Italian Paradise Cake is a soft and light sponge cake flavored with a touch of lemon zest and vanilla. This recipe is courtesy of Cooking with Manuela. INGREDIENTS: YIELD:  a 9×13 inch (23×33 cm) cake cut into 12 bars 4 eggs, divided 1 cup (200 gr) sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla […]

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Fish Couscous

Fish Couscous Fish Couscous is a Sicilian cuisine and this recipe for couscous alla Trapanese is a long process to make but definitely worth it! The below video by Pasta Grannies demonstrates the cooking process. You will see that it is not difficult to make although it takes time. Ingredients For the fish soup 1 […]

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