Tag archive for ‘salad’
bresaola - taste of the lakes
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Bresaola salad

Bresaola is air-cured beef fillet, which works well in a salad because the olive oil moistens the cured beef. Mario Matassa shares his recipe here… Bresaola comes from the Valtellina and the Valchiavenna in More...

Reinforcing salad
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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Insalata di rinforzo

Full of the strong flavours that are typical of the region, this Campanian dish will evoke memories for anyone who has ever visited Naples – Here’s Mario Matassa’s take on ‘reinforcing salad’: Insalata More...

Parma ham, peach, mozzarella and dandelion leaf salad
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, May 26th, 2019
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Parma ham, peach, mozzarella and dandelion leaf salad

Mario Matassa brings us a fantastic Italian salad to enjoy on sunny days – light, flavoursome and with an interesting added ingredient… Serves 6 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time none Ingredients: • More...

Parma ham salad
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Mixed Grains, Vegetable and Parma Ham Salad

Mario Matassa’s gorgeous, colourful salad is a great way to use Parma ham without overpowering its delicate texture and flavour Serves 4 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time 5-7 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Mozzarella tomato and basil salad or insulate caprese
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Mozzarella, tomato and basil salad

The mozzarella, tomato and basil salad (or insalate caprese) is an Italian classic – the secret to its success lies in its simplicity and the quality of the ingredients used. Mario Matassa shares the recipe for More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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Mackerel fillets with potato and olive salad

Some of the more complex Italian recipes will take hours to prepare – and just as long to enjoy! – but when you’re in a hurry you’re going to need quick-and-easy recipes.  Mackerel fillets with potato More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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Warm green pea and bean salad

Fresh or frozen, peas bring a refreshing lightness to any dish and are therefore often used to lift the spirits of what might otherwise be overly-hearty winter warmers… Warm green pea and bean salad with herb-roasted More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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Aubergine and Pomegranate Recipe

A new series of Sicilian recipes. Sicily offers delicious influences from all over the Mediterranean and beyond! Aubergine and Pomegranate Salad   Ingredients 2 medium aubergines cut lengthways into 4mm-thick More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Courgette and Escarole Pie

A light and tasty snack that is easy to make and full of vitamins. Escarole is a form of chicory and has a gentle, but distinctive, bitter taste. The young leaves are also great in salads and soups Serves 4-6 Ingredients 250g More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Tomato, mint and red onion salad

Tweak your culinary skills with this deliciously fresh salad…   I have fond memories of this salad and of eating it in Syracuse, Sicily, with my father. Some friends there grow lettuces, and this salad was More...

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