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Monthly Archive for April, 2012

It is with delight and satisfaction that I am writing about Gabriele Ferron’s second visit to Malta. Following last year’s favourable outcome of the Riso e Risotti degustation events held at Tartarun in Marsaxlokk and Spezzo in Valletta, master chef Gabriele Ferron accepted our renewed invitation. Day 1-2 / 10th & 11th April This time […]

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Don’t you think it’s fascinating that through our senses, especially through taste and smell, we are able to recall so many memories of a particular time in our life, of a season, or of a person?  This happens to me continuously and I am sure that it happens to you as well. One particular ingredient […]

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Stuffed squid with ricotta

Photo by David Caruana   Only your culinary creativity can limit your ideas on how to cook and serve squid or calamari. I feel that this mollusc can be combined with a variety of ingredients especially vegetables. Artichokes, courgettes, spinach and even broad beans marry well with squid. So have a look at your vegetable […]

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Our increasing passion towards rice varieties and risotto is filling us with energies and initiatives. As part of the Riso e Risotti campaign we are inviting local chefs to submit to us their innovative recipes using the Carnaroli and Vialone nano rice varieties. We are curious to discover their creation of scrumptious risotto recipes, their […]

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Our increasing passion towards rice varieties and risotto is filling us with energies and initiatives. As part of the Riso e Risotti campaign we are inviting local chefs to submit to us their innovative recipes using the Carnaroli and Vialone nano rice varieties. We are curious to discover their creation of scrumptious risotto recipes, their […]

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This article was first published on CIBUS magazine / April 2012. It’s easy to get it wrong and end up with a messy, mushy mass on your plate. But if you learn about the three decisive elements of how to make the perfect risotto then you can enjoy the versatility of this Italian dish. Risotto […]

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The delicate prawn taste combined with the tangy flavor of the fresh rocket leaves produce a well-balanced risotto. Ingredients for 4 persons: 320g Carnaroli rice 700ml vegetable stock 300g frozen prawns (Can be gladly substituted with fresh prawns) a bunch of fresh rocket leaves 1 garlic clove extra virgin olive oil ½ glass dry white […]

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The tender and sweet broad beans combined with smoked pancetta are the protagonists for this risotto recipe. Ingredients for 4 persons: 400g Vialone Nano rice 900ml vegetable broth 200g fresh broad beans, peeled and blanched 150g pancetta, cubed 1 small onion, finely chopped extra virgin olive oil knob of butter 40g grated parmesan cheese ½ […]

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