Tag archive for ‘Italian Recipes’
passata
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Passata recipe

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 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...

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...

polpettine
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Polpettine di tacchino (turkey meatballs)

Meatballs (polpettine) are generally fried in a pan, but they can also work on the grill if you ensure that they remain moist, says Mario Matassa Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Barbecuing time 15 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Chocolate chip and banana mini yoghurt muffins for picnic
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Chocolate and banana mini yoghurt muffins

In Italy sweet muffins are usually made as a treat for children but they also make an excellent picnic food, says Mario Matassa Makes about 20 Preparation time 10 minutes plus cooling Cooking time 10-15 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Cream cheese and smoked salmon risotto
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, May 26th, 2019
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Cream cheese and smoked salmon risotto

This creamy, dreamy salmon risotto from Mario Matassa makes a truly delicious midweek meal if you’re looking for something simple but indulgent Serves 6 Preparation time 5 minutes Cooking time 20 minutes Ingredients: • More...

torta caprese
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Torta caprese

Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi share this delicious chocolate and almond cake recipe from their book, The Amalfi Coast: A Collection of Italian Recipes… One of our most romantic evenings was in a restaurant More...

Mimosa cake
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Torta mimosa

This ‘mimosa cake’ is covered with pieces of sponge cake, reminiscent of the flowers of the mimosa – it is served across Italy to celebrate La Festa della Donna By Mario Matassa Makes one 22cm More...