Soffritto Soffritto is the foundation of every successful sauce! Ingredients: Celery Onions Carrots Extra virgin olive oil Cooking time: 15-20 minutes Directions: Take the three vegetables (celery, onion, carrots), chop them really finely. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan and gently fry the celery, carrot, onion and bay leaves until golden, about
Aglio, olio and pepe trito Something fast and easy to cook: aglio, olio & pepe trito. It takes 2 minutes to do it! Ingredients: Spaghetti Extra virgin olive oil Sault Garlic Pepe trito Cooking time: 12 minutes Directions: Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook spaghetti in the
Straccetti with rucola and parmigiano Today we’re gonna cook straccetti with rucola and parmigiano. A traditional, very easy and quick italian recipe! Ingredients: Tomatoes Parmigiano reggiano Pepper Salt Garlic Flour Rucola Balsamic vinegar Olive oil Sliced veal Cooking time: 20 seconds Directions: Cut the fresh rucola in large pieces. Put them in a
Saffron Risotto Recipe Today we’re gonna cook risotto alla milanese, a traditional, colourful saffron risotto from Lombardy but with an Abruzzo twist. We're gonna use extra virgin olive oil and pecorino! Ingredients: Vegetable broth Salt Parsley Saffron Carnaroli rice Onions Bay leaf White wine Extra virgin olive oil Pecorino Cooking time: 20 minutes
Stuffed Artichokes Recipe Today we're gonna prepare stuffed artichokes. Basically it's an artichoke soup with cacio e ovo stuffing based with bread and eggs. Ingredients: Fresh artichockes Extra virgin olive oil Garlic Pecorino Salt Black pepper Parsley Basil Bread crumbs Parmigiano Reggiano Eggs Cooking Time: 20 minutes Directions: Trim artichokes, snap off hard outside leaves, cut
CARDI FRITTI RECIPE Called “cardi” in Italian, cardoons are a thistlelike vegetable which is used in European countries, and is especially popular in the region of Abruzzo, Italy. It is, however, sadly neglected by most Americans, although they do grow wild in America. Cooked cardoons are similar to artichoke hearts both in flavor and texture.
Cavatelli alla ventricina recipe Ventricina is a distinct salami made in a variety of ways all over Abruzzo. The main ingredients are always nice cuts of pork meat and fat, dried red peppers and fennel seeds. The flavour can be sweet or spicy, and some ventricina (Teramo area) is made to be much like a
Potato risotto alla vastese recipe This is a quick rice dish that the grandmothers of Vasto have passed down to us. Homemade tomato sauce makes it even tastier. Ingredients for 4 70g pancetta (unsmoked bacon) diced ½ of a medium onion chopped 2 sticks celery chopped 4 tbsp olive oil 500ml tomato sauce A
Lentil Chestnut Soup Recipe There are several small mountain towns in Abruzzo where lentils are a main staple and many families grow them in the garden. Lentils are harvested by hand, impurities are picked out by hand, and then they are stored in cloth sacks. Santo Stefano di Sessanio is famous for its high-quality lentils.
Roasted Artichoke Recipe Try to buy small artichokes that are fairly uniform in size so they will roast evenly. If possible buy the ones with larger stems; they are good eating. Use a roasting pan that is flat on the bottom and just large enough to hold the vegetables, otherwise the vegetables will not cook