Cuisine: Sfogliatelle – Italian Cuisine

03-07-2016
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These Italian pastries are truly a combination of passion and skill. This recipe uses flaky pastry fashioned into shells. it has a glorious crunch, with a creamy semolina and ricotta filling. Ingredients Pastry 500 g plain flour 50 g sugar 6 g salt 200 ml water 150 g lard, softened Filling 900 ml water 130 […]

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Cuisine: Salted fish roe (bottarga) – Italian Cuisine

03-07-2016
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Bottarga is salted, cured fish roe, originating from Sardinia and Sicily, that’s traditionally sliced, grated or sprinkled on seafood pasta dishes. Make sure your roe are as fresh as possible and not damaged in any way. Ingredients whole fish roe or egg sacks (small eggs are best) salt olive oil butchers’ twine Cook’s notes Oven […]

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Stuffed roasted duck – anatra arrosto ripiena – Italian Cuisine

18-06-2016
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This is an old Umbrian recipe reserved for special occasions such as weddings and religious fetes. The stuffing is rich and rustic with braised pig’s ear and trotter, duck liver, pork sausages and chestnuts, flavoured with herb oil. The leftover stuffing can be used to make duck-neck sausage. Ingredients Herb oil 1 bunch flat-leaf parsley, […]

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Savoury tart with silverbeet – pizza rustica – Italian Cuisine

18-06-2016
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One of my favourite spring classics is pizza rustica, a savoury pie. It’s made with ricotta, pecorino, eggs and silverbeet. Ingredients 2 cups plain flour 75 ml of extra-virgin olive oil 3 tbsp white wine pinch of salt 3-3½ tbsp of cold water 1 egg mixed with 2 tbsp of milk Chard filling 1 bunch […]

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Florentine t-bone steak – bistecca alla fiorentina – Italian Cuisine

07-05-2016
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bistrecca alla fiorentina




A true Florentine steak uses Chianina beef, and is always served rare. The steaks are enormous and designed to be shared – as you can see from this recipe, one steak serves two to three people. Chianina is a large, muscular, slow-growing breed of cattle from the Chiana Valley in Italy. They were the oxen […]

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Gnocchi with fresh tomato and basil sauce – Italian Cuisine

06-05-2016
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Gnocchi with fresh tomato and basil sauce




“This is the most brilliant tomato sauce – its versatility is limitless. Pour over pasta, braise vegies in it, use as a pizza base or between layers of a vegie lasagna or here, with gnocchi. It needs nothing else, intense with fragrant garlic and the intensity of perfectly vine-ripened tomatoes. As for the gnocchi, there […]

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