Author: Daniela Francescutto

Orecchiette with Broccoli and Arugula Pesto

And here is another recipe for one person: I always like to dress pasta with vegetables because it allows me to have a nice dish with only 70/80 grams of pasta. In this recipe I added the arugula pesto which is difficult to prepare for one person but the proposed […]

 

Cod Fillet with Peppers

With this recipe I intend to start publishing recipes for one person. The same can also be made for more people, just multiply the number of ingredients by the number of diners. I thought that this can be useful to the many people who live alone and who, especially at […]

 

Russian Salad

In my family, up until the 1980s, it was a tradition to start the new year with a menu that included an appetizer with boiled corned beef tongue and Russian salad, followed by tortellini in broth and boiled meat with mustard. The Russian salad was rigorously prepared at home, possibly […]

 

Trout Salad

Simple, clean flavors with beautiful color – that’s what I think of when I think of Italian food. My mother-in-law sent this picture over from Italy and I felt like I was back there —fortunately I was lucky enough to be at the house when Attilio (Andrea’s uncle) would drop […]

 

Gluten-free Gnocchi with Shrimp

In my garden I found two zucchini which that when escaping the daily harvest, had gotten very large. Normally when they are so big, the white part is filled with many seeds, so I use the green part and I bring the inside to the chickens who eat it willingly. […]

 

Cod with Mango

I made this recipe during my stay in Edgewater, New Jersey. In the northeast of the US, cod is a widely used fish. I thought of making this recipe that responds well to the American taste of combining sweet and savory elements and which is particularly suitable for a summer […]

 

Puff Pasty with Eggplant

These puff pastries are suitable for a summer appetizer or even to offer friends an appetizer with a good, well-chilled prosecco. I often use this recipe in summer because it is fast and satisfies everyone. There is no need to add fat or salt because the scamorza (you can substitute […]

 

Sunday Pasticcio

In my teens, Sunday lunch always began with pasticcio (a type of northern Italian lasagna made with béchamel and ragù). The preparation of the pasticcio was learned with my aunt watched the cook who was hired to prepare baptism lunches, confirmations, weddings and other special events. The preparation of the […]