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Ricotta zuccotto

This is what I made out of a craving for something spongy and gentle on the stomach. Ingredients: (these are approximate since the recipe was spontaneous) 400g ricotta 150g sugar 75g dark chocolate, grated or finely chopped 75g candied peel 200 – 250g savoiardi (I used the savoiardi sardi) rum Beat in the sugar with […]

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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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Now that the sun is poking us with its warm rays I suggest you try this refreshing and creamy recipe. The cassata gelato is a refurbished version of  the typical cassata Siciliana.  The sponge and marzipan are missing however the lack of these two ingredients transform this dessert into a lighter cassata tasting ice-cream. Serves […]

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‘Is this without meat?’ – that was my brother’s archaic question whenever Mum cooked something vegeterian. I am not sure if he still insists on having some kind of meat in many of the dishes he eats but he used to INSIST, a lot! Well, this recipe has no meat and since we need to […]

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This recipe is a flat adaptation of the traditional cannoli di ricotta. You can prepare it in no time at all if you have all the ingredients available. It can be a sweet and light treat to your guests after an expansive lunch or an ideal accompaniment to a cup of tea in a sulky rainy […]

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I feel an adrenalin rush as soon as I manage to get hold of some high quality, original type of pasta. When I got acquainted with the Paccheri type in one Neapolitan restaurant I realised that this pasta could be an inspiration for culinary creativity. This short, tube-like pasta has two versions: lisce (smooth) or rigate (ridged) – […]

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We are currently importing products from Masseria Maida. This organisation produces genuine and healthy products made from ingredients cultivated in the Cilento region, situated in Campania – Italy. The recipes and preservation of Maida’s products goes back to old times when everything was more natural and fresh without additional chemicals and colourings. We will be […]

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Full days treat!

After enjoying the privilege of working 4 weeks on reduced hours it was quite a shock to start spending 8 hours again sitting at our desks, at least it always is for me! Hence, someone had to spice up our morale! My fellow colleague and avid fan of Eatmania decided to treat us with a […]

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For anyone who is wondering what are paccheri these are pasta shapes similar to cannelloni but half their size. They can be stuffed with several types of filling or served with seafood sauces or chunky meat sauces. The following recipe is one of the most traditional for paccheri. Paccheri ricotta & basil Ingredients for 4 […]

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Millions of peaches peaches for me

Grilled peaches with almonds & ricotta Need a fruity refreshing dessert for a BBQ? This is the right one. You need: 4 robust peaches 250g ricotta 1 lemon 100g slivered almonds 6 tblsp honey 2 tblsp sugar Place the slivered almonds in a large non-stick pan and toast them without using any oil. Turn them […]

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