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    3 June 2011 // flaviabi

    torta di ciliege 001

    For the base:
    240 gr flour
    160 g butter
    80 g white sugar
    grated lemon rind
    two yolks

    For the sauce:
    200 gr.fresh  Cherries
    two yolks
    100 gr. white sugar
    2 tablespoons of rum
    Granulated sugar

    Prepare the dough by working the butter (cold from the fridge) with the flour, to create a granular mixture. Now add the two egg yolks, the sugar and the grated lemon rind. Work all the ingredients for a few minutes. Wrap the dough with plastic wrap and let it rest in refrigerator for half an hour. With patience, remove the core from cherries. Mix in a  bow the two egg yolks with sugar and rum, to create a cream. Take the dough from the refrigerator and cut it to fit your baking molds. Put on the pitted cherries and the cream and bake at 180 degrees for 25 minutes. Before serving sprinkle the cakes with the granulated sugar.


    21 May 2011 // flaviabi

    salvia fritta

    To prepare this dish you need the “giant sage”, so you can fry the leaves one by one
    Ingredients (4 people):
    12 giant sage leaves
    4 tablespoons of flour
    2 glasses of beer
    Corn oil for frying

    In a bowl, work the flour with the beer that has to be be very very cold (just out of the freezer). Let the batter rest 15 minutes. Take the leaves of sage, washed and dried and put them into the batter, and fry them in hot oil. When they become slightly brown, are cooked. Add a pinch of salt before serving.



    // flaviabi

    tortinro di cicoria e pure di fave

    Ingredients (4 people):
    250 gr. Flour
    2 eggs

    25 gr. yeast
    30 gr. Grated pecorino cheese
    A pinch of salt
    Extra virgin olive oil
    1 clove of garlic
    2 glasses of water
    80 gr. Boiled wild chicory
    12 aluminum molds
    Stir the flour with the yolks of two eggs, add salt, grated pecorino cheese and the yeast. And two glasses of water. Whip the whites of two eggs and add it to the mixture, being careful to mix it gently. Let it rest for 30 minutes. In the meantime in a pan with olive oil brown the garlic, and add the chicory, with some salt and pepper. Butter the molds and put in it a spoon in the mixture, and a generous spoonful of chicory. Bake at 200 degrees for about 20 minutes. Serve it warm with fava beans cream. (You can find  the recipe at VERDURE category.)
    The filling can be done in many different ways: with cherry tomatoes, anchovies, capers and oregano, or with soft cheese and spicy salami, or with bits of ham and arugula. …

    Let’s  your imagination work on it!