Tag archive for ‘Midweek Meals’
Sogliola al prosciutto crudo in salsa d’ alloro
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Sole wrapped in prosciutto with bay leaf sauce

Sole fillets marry very well with Parma ham and combining both with a simple sauce of shallots and bay leaves makes this a lovely main course dish. For guests who don’t eat meat, simply cook the fish without the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Ham and Porcini Pizza Recipe

This is a simple but tasty pizza, which can be prepared and cooked in less than an hour. If fresh porcini are available, use 9oz (250g) of sliced, fresh porcini mushrooms in place of the dried ones Ham and Porcini More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Mid-Week Meals: Arezzo Style Bean Soup

Try this hearty, delicious staple from Tuscany, where peasant cooking – or la cucina povera – prevails, and satisfying bean-based dishes like this form the backbone of the region’s famous cuisine Mid-Week More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Tagliatelle with pesto trapanese

This makes quite a lot of pesto, so if you have too much for the pasta you can pop the excess in a container and keep it in the fridge, under olive oil, for a few days. Tagliatelle with pesto trapanese Tagliatelle More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Sea Bream baked in Foil

This sea bream recipe with a fresh, zesty flavour, is perfect for a quick meal but looks impressive enough to ‘wow’ a few friends! Sea Bream baked in foil Serves 4  Preparation 15 minutes Cooking More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Chilli and spinach gnudi

Gnudi di peperoncini e spinaci Serves 2 – Preparation 30 minutes – Cooking 30 minutes – Resting 30 minutes For the gnudi 300g raw young spinach 125g ricotta, preferably ricotta di bufala, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Sardines baked with Garlic, Lemon and Breadcrumbs

When opened up and boned, sardines cook in minutes in a hot oven. Marinating them in oil and lemon juice lends piquancy to the delicate flesh Scale the sardines with the blunt edge of a knife. Cut off the heads More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

4 Ways to Use Garlic

In her new book on the subject, Jenny Linford describes every imaginable way of cooking with garlic. Here we present four of her recipes with a distinctively Italian twist… 1. Grilled wild garlic mussels / Cozze More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Red Onion Loaf

A very tasty loaf that is delicious as an antipasto, or as part of a picnic. What is especially delicious about this loaf is that it stays wonderfully moist.   Serves 6 Ingredients 50g (2oz) stale white bread 100ml More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Escalopes with white wine and orange

Scaloppine al vino bianco e arancia    Serve these Escalopes with white wine and orange with mashed potatoes and – from the freezer, or a little later in the season – fresh green beans. ➤ Serves 2 ➤  More...