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wild duck risotto
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Wild duck risotto

This recipe from Mario Matassa – ‘risotto con l’anatra‘ is a great way to make a couple of duck breasts stretch a long way… Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 35 minutes Ingredients: • More...

hunter's spaghetti
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Hunter’s spaghetti

In Italy wild boar (cinghiale) tends to be cooked very slowly over a long period to avoid the meat becoming tough. Mario’s recipe is a tasty take on a classic dish Serves 4 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking More...

chocolate and chestnut cake
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, December 23rd, 2018
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Chestnut and chocolate cake

Chestnuts and chocolate are a winning combination in this delicious torta di castagne e cioccolato recipe…   Chestnut flour is a great gluten-free alternative, giving cakes and biscuits a delicious nutty More...

Panettone
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Panettone pudding

If you’re in the unlikely position of having leftover panettone, this is a delicious way to use it up, courtesy of Mario Matassa Serves 2 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time 5 minutes Ingredients: • More...

arancini
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Arancini

Enjoy Mario Matassa’s easy recipe for arancini – delicious balls of risotto – they are a great way to use up leftovers… Serves 2 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 30 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Polenta fritters
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Polenta fritters

A great way to use up leftover polenta, frittelle di polenta works as either an accompaniment or a main dish – Mario Matassa shows us how it’s done… Serves 2 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time More...

Polpette, Italian meatballs
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Italian meatballs

Polpette – made from meat, fish or vegetables – can either be prepared from leftovers or made with fresh ingredients. Mario Matassa shares this classic dish… Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking More...

Frittata
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Frittata

This Italian omelette recipe from Mario Matassa uses asparagus, potatoes and cheese, but the beauty of the dish is that you can include pretty much any ingredients you fancy… Serves 2 Preparation time More...

Spinach lasagne
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Spinach lasagne

Green spinach pasta is probably the most popular and widely used flavoured pasta and this lasagne from Mario Matassa is a great way to showcase its charms… Serves 4 Preparation time 45 minutes, plus resting Cooking More...

Cuttlefish pasta with squid
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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Cuttlefish tagliatelle with spicy squid sauce

Cuttlefish (seppia) is very popular in Italian cuisine and its ink can be bought in small packets in supermarkets or Italian speciality stores – here’s a great recipe to showcase its flavour Serves 4 Preparation More...