Cook Italia!: Mushroom tart recipe

Mushroom tart

Torta salata con funghi MAKES: One 24cm tart PREPARATION: 10 minutes COOKING: 1 hour Ingredients: • 300g chestnut or button mushrooms • 30g dried porcini mushrooms • a few tbsp of olive oil • knob of unsalted butter • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed • 2 free-range eggs • small bunch of fresh parsley, finely chopped • salt and pepper • More...

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Pappardelle with duck ragù

Pappardelle con ragù di anatra. Discover this dish from Pappardelle, the classic fresh egg pasta of the region. This is often served with a rich, slow-cooked sauce – often made from wild duck, hare or boar, reflecting More...

dessert
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Top 5 Desserts

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Ricotta tart
By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, July 25th, 2020
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Ricotta Tart

Ricotta cake is hugely popular in Naples. This dish must be left to cool completely. I find it is better if you leave it to cool overnight in the fridge before eating. Add a spoonful of pine nuts for a different More...

Linguine with clams
By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, July 25th, 2020
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Linguine with Clams

In the restaurants of Santa Lucia this recipe is a daily fixture. The clams are delivered by small fishing boats to the restaurants in the harbour. You can add mussels or shrimps too, or have a combination of all More...

Aubergine parmigiana
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Aubergine Parmigiana

Despite the name, this dish has nothing to do with Parma: it is as Neapolitan as Mount Vesuvius, but it does use Parmesan cheese. Few dishes better symbolise the cuisine of Naples. There are variations, including More...

neopolitan omeletter
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Neapolitan Omelette

This frittata uses whatever is to hand, but always the Neapolitan staple of dried pasta. It is a great way to use up yesterday’s pasta and is often taken on Sunday picnics. Recipe and photo: Mario Matassa SERVES More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 26th, 2020
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Speedy pasta supper

Creamy Tuscan Cannellini Bean Pasta with Tenderstem® broccoli Super-quick and easy to make, this vegan pasta dish is a great store cupboard supper, using mashed cannellini beans to create a creamy sauce to coat More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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The Perfect Italian Pandemic Pick-Me-Up

Julia Kolbert tells the little-known story of Tiramisù: The Perfect Italian Pandemic Pick-Me-Up   For all the extolling of their Mediterranean diet, the Italians do have a decidedly sweet tooth, especially More...