Passata recipe

passata

Any fan of Italian cuisine should learn how to make passata – the classic tomato sauce – here’s how to do it! Recipe & image by Mario Matassa Makes 4 x 250g jars Preparation time 20 minutes Cooking time 20 minutes, plus sterilising Ingredients: • 2kg ripe but firm plum tomatoes • 3 tbsp olive oil • 1 onion, peeled, finely chopped • More...

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stuffed peppers
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Stuffed peppers preserve

These peppers can be eaten on their own as an appetiser or, more commonly, as part of a classic antipasto. Recipe & image by Mario Matassa Makes 4 x 250g jars Preparation time 20 minutes, plus resting More...

mushroom preserve
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Porcini mushrooms preserved in oil

Italians love mushrooms (funghi), especially porcini, but if you can’t find porcini, this recipe will work with a mix of button and chestnut mushrooms. Recipe & image by Mario Matassa Makes 4 x 250g jars Preparation More...

lemon marmalade preserve
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Lemon marmalade

Lemon marmalade (marmellata di limone) is a delicious way to preserve lemons, Italian-style. Recipe and image by Mario Matassa Makes 4 x 250g jars of marmalade Preparation time 20 minutes Cooking time 1 hour More...

red onion jam
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Red onion jam

This recipe for confettura di cipolle rosse makes a sweet jam that goes well with strong cheeses and is delicious with burgers. Recipe and image by Mario Matassa Makes 4 x 250g jars of jam Preparation time More...

spicy vegetables preserve
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Spicy vegetable preserve

This recipe for ‘verdure piccante’ is an excellent way of using up surplus summer vegetables. Recipe and image by Mario Matassa Makes 4 x 500g jars Preparation time 20 minutes, plus overnight drying Cooking More...

chicken - pollo
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Stuffed chicken thighs (coscie di pollo ripiene)

In this recipe Mario Matassa has used chicken thighs, but if you prefer white meat, you can opt for whole chicken breast (just remember to keep the skin on) Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Barbecuing time More...

squid calamari
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Squid with chilli and lemon sauce

Mario Matassa shares his technique for cooking squid (calamari) on the barbecue – a real showstopper for seafood lovers Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Barbecuing time 3 minutes Ingredients: • More...

grilled vegetables with couscous
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Grilled vegetables with couscous

Mario Matassa shares a recipe for grilled vegetables with couscous (couscous con verdure grigliate) – a perfect complement to any barbecue Serves 4-6 Preparation time 10 minutes Barbecuing time 10 minutes Ingredients: • More...

radicchio
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Grilled radicchio

Mario Matassa’s radicchio recipe makes for an excellent contorno or part of a main of mixed roasted vegetables… Serves 2 Preparation time 1 minutes Barbecuing time 5 minutes Ingredients: • 2 More...