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CHICKEN ROLLS
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UMBRIA CARNIVAL CAKE
crostoni ai carciofi
CROUTON WITH ARTICHOKES
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RAVIOLI WITH PUMPKIN AND TRUFFLES
RISOTTO WITH SPINACH, GORGONZOLA AND CRISPY BACON
SPAGHETTI WITH TALEGGIO CHEESE AND ORANGE
  1. CHICKEN ROLLS

    5 March 2016 // flaviabi // No Comments

    involtini di pollo

    involtini di polloFor 4 people

    8 thin slices of chicken breast

    300 gr. Butter

    chives

    Spicy gorgonzola

    corn flour

    1 egg

    Salt

    Pepper

    In a bowl, mix the butter with the gorgonzola and add chives, finely cut. Spread the mixture on the slices of chicken and roll up and fasten with a toothpick. Pass the rolls in beaten egg first and then in the cornmeal, seasoned with salt and pepper. Bake at 200 degrees for 20-25 minutes.


  2. UMBRIA CARNIVAL CAKE

    20 January 2016 // flaviabi // No Comments

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    ingredients
    8 eggs – 8 tablespoons olive oil – 8 tablespoons sugar – 16 tablespoons of flour ( in this case I used rice flour) 1 small glass of anisette and / or rum 1 grated lemon peel 1 teaspoon baking powder honey and alchermes to garnish
    Work together the flour , baking powder , olive oil , lemon zest , sugar and liquor . Knead well for several minutes , to form a consistent dough. If necessary add a little ‘ flour or milk. .Let the mixture stand for about an hour . Heat a large pan with oil seeds . Take a spoonful of the mixture and dip it in hot oil . When they are puffed and golden extract them and place on a paper towel to dry. Season with alchermes or honey


  3. CROUTON WITH ARTICHOKES

    30 December 2015 // flaviabi // No Comments

    crostoni ai carciofi

    crostoni ai carciofi

    For 4 persons

    4 slices of bread (preferably two or three days old)

    4 artichokes

    4 eggs

    1lemon

    Salt

    Chilly

    White wine

    Garlic

    Thyme

    Parsley

    Extra virgin olive oil

    White flour

     

     

    Wet the slides of bread into water and white wine, then pass them first into flour and then into beaten eggs and then fry, until crispy.

    In a frying pan with olive oil and garlic, cook the artichokes cut into thin strips, add thyme and parsley, salt and pepper and cook adding some white wine. When almost cooked, add two beaten eggs and lemon juice. Do not coagulate the egg while cooking but let remain creamy and soft. Put this artichoke cream on fried bread and passed all in the oven (grill) for a few minutes .


  4. RAVIOLI WITH PUMPKIN AND TRUFFLES

    16 December 2015 // flaviabi // No Comments

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    450 gr. pumpkin
    A glass of white wine
    A medium potato, boiled (about 125 grams)
    breadcrumbs
    Half onion
    a clove of garlic
    Celery
    Carrot
    Abundant Parsley
    Two bay’ leaves
    Two sage’ leaves
    chilli
    1 black truffle
    Extra virgin olive oil
    Lemon zest
    Fresh ginger
    Honey flavored with onion
    Dice the pumpkin and cook in the oven at 220 ° with water and wine with celery, carrot, onion, garlic, sage and bay leaf until soft (about 20-25 minutes), adding salt and pepper. When cooked, add the boiled potato, and then blend the whole (by removing the bay leaves) to create a puree. Now add the breadcrumbs to solidify the mixture, but please do not let it become a brick !!! Grate half of the truffle ( be generous) and add it to the pumpkin puree. Roll out the dough and prepared ravioli putting a teaspoon of mixture : make them small, so they are more and more appreciated. In a large skillet warm up the oil with garlic and let it heat and add the remaining grated truffle and mix well. Add with grated fresh ginger and lemon zest. Finely chop the parsley and when ravioli are cooked ravioli sauteè in this pan and season with pepper and the chopped parsley. Serve the ravioli with a drizzle of honey flavored with onion … ..BUONISSIMI!


  5. RISOTTO WITH SPINACH, GORGONZOLA AND CRISPY BACON

    22 November 2015 // flaviabi // No Comments

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    This morning in my vegetable’s garden I found fresh spinach and I can’t resist: let’s make Risotto!
    
    
    4 people
    320 g of  rice (Vialone Nano)
    280 g of fresh spinach
    100 g sweet gorgonzola cheese
    1 shallot
    1/2 cup white wine
    1 lt vegetable’s broth
    4 slices of bacon
    1 fresh spring onion
    chilli
    extra virgin olive oil
    butter
    salt
    
    
    In a pan fry the shallots with the olive oil and add the rice and cook until crackling! In another pan, with virgin olive oil,  cook the spinach, with fresh onion cut into slices, adding a little water and a half cup of white wine, salt and pepper. After 5-6 minutes, blend up to create a cream. Go back to the toasted rice and when it takes the heat add the spinach’s cream and add vegetable broth to help to cook. In the meanwhile, fry in hot olive oil few leaves of spinach, and grill the slices of bacon ( I rolled them in a metal cone to make them stay in shape) and cut into strips the tops the fresh onion. We are ready to whisk our risotto with gorgonzola into pieces and a generous tablespoon of butter. Serve it with fried spinach leaves, bacon crispy and the onion raw

  6. SPAGHETTI WITH TALEGGIO CHEESE AND ORANGE

    29 May 2015 // flaviabi // 4 Comments

    for 4 people

    350 gr . spaghetti
    1 orange
    200 grams of Taleggio cheese
    1 / glass of Prosecco
    1 shallot
    garlic
    chilli
    parsley
    thyme
    Extra virgin olive oil

    While spaghetti are cooking in salted water, in a pan with olive oil brown the shallots finely chopped , add the whole garlic and cook for a few minutes . Peel the orange and cut the peel into thin slices . Add in the pan, the orange juice, thyme , chilly and half a glass of Prosecco . Add now the Taleggio cheese into small pieces and let it melt adding few spoons of the boiling water from the pasta . Finish cooking spaghetti in the pan adding plenty of Prosecco and the finely chopped parsley . Serve with the orange peel into strips


  7. VEGETABLES’ CHEESE CAKE

    15 May 2015 // flaviabi // No Comments

    cheese cake al parmigianoto prepare 4 croutons:

    4 slices of toast

    150 gPhiladelphia cheese cream

    80 gr. grated Parmigiano cheese

    half  glass of Prosecco

    1 zucchini

    4-5 basil leaves

    1 fennel

    half lemon juice

    extra virgin olive oil

    salt

    black pepper

    With a glass shape the bread and fry both sides few minutes in olive oil. Dry well. In a bowl put the Philadelphia cheese cream, a pinch of salt and pepper, Parmigiano and work well adding Prosecco until creamy. Cut the zucchini into cubes removing the pulp and dressed with oil and salt. In another bowl finely chopp fennel and season with lemon juice. Now spread this cream on fried croutons and add the vegetables and basil.


  8. SPAGHETTI WITH BROCCOLI CREAM, PECORINO CHEESE AND CRISPY BACON

    12 May 2015 // flaviabi // No Comments

    spaghetti crema di broccoli, pecorino e pancettaFor 4 people

    350 gr. egg noodles

    300 gr. Fresh Broccoli

    wild fennel

    1 shallot

    1 fresh onion

    1 clove garlic

    70 gr. Of grated pecorino cheese

    Thyme

    Parsley

    4 slices of bacon

    White wine

    Chilli

    Salt

     

    Cook the broccoli complete with stem, in plenty of water with  a glass of white wine and a pinch of salt.

    In a pan with extra virgin oil, cook shallot, fresh onion and a clove of garlic, wet with water and wine and add the chopped thyme and wild fennel.

    In this pan add the previously boiled broccoli and cook for 20 minutes, adding white wine on need, salt and pepper.

    When cooked pass everything to the blender to make a cream.

    While the noodles are cooking, roast bacon in the oven at 200 ° covering it with a sheet of greaseproof paper and putting a weight on top, so it will not curl during cooking.

    Drain the spaghetti and finish their cooking into broccoli cream, add the grated cheese and parsley and a drizzle of oil. Serve with a slice of crispy bacon on it….BUONI!


  9. SPRING VEGETABLES’ CUP

    10 May 2015 // flaviabi // No Comments

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    Finally the spring sun gives us the new fresh vegetables, and you just want to eat them raw! So we will prepare this fresh vegetables’ cup
    for 4 cups
    2 tomatoes
    1 fennel
    3 zucchini
    1 orange
    1 lemon
    1 bunch of rucola
    1 Endives
    basil
    Sour cream (see recipe)
    Mayonnaise (see recipe)
    Cut tomatoes into cubes and season with a pinch of salt, and let them to make their own juice.
    Cut zucchini into small cubes (if you have too much zucchini pulp delete it, preferably use the green part that remains crispy) and season with lemon juice and a pinch of salt.
    Peel the orange and cut into cubes, and collect the juice that it will produce. Use the orange juice  to flavor the fennel previously cut into small cubes.
    Now put a tablespoon of mayonnaise on the bottom of the cup, add a tablespoon of tomatoes, rucola and endives thinly sliced ​​and season with a little oil, add a tablespoon of orange, sour cream, and complete with  the fennel and zucchini.
    End with a little olive oil, a pinch of pepper and a basil leaf.

  10. SOME SUGGESTIONS!!!!

    13 October 2014 // flaviabi // No Comments

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