Recipes

Risotto with Red Wine from Vis

Our stay on the island of VIS (in Dalmatia, Croatia) started with a bottle of red wine from the Plavac grape variety, typical of this island, that the owner of the apartment brought as a welcome gift. A light in Lucio’s eyes twinkled, because we had agreed to abstain from […]

 

Roasted Fish from Vis

This simple recipe comes from the practice of philosophy: “to do with what you have.” In this case it is the opportunity of a freshly caught fish, wild rosemary island of VIS (Dalmatia) and a poorly equipped kitchen.  

 

Scampi from the Island of Vis

The island of Vis (in Dalmatia, Croatia) is famous for its shellfish. So during my trip there I asked the fishermen of the local fish market located in the harbor of Komiza if he could get me some scampi. The local restaurants were grabbing all the scampi up so they […]

 

Stewed Conger Eel from the Island of Vis

I had never seen a “conger eel” live, I had only seen pictures in fish books so I decided to buy some steaks to taste. The fisherman I was serving good round steaks but I saw some fillets and I also wanted two of those. He sat in awe, and […]

 

Saturnia Cup

This cup comes as a reminder of the many moments I spent with my friend Marzia and our families at the thermal baths of Saturnia. The Maremma region in Tuscany provides the perfect setting for this place. A location where the man was able to keep up to date with […]

 

Spaghetti with Tomato with Oriental Notes

This simple dish was prepared with the ingredients from the kit delivered to bloggers at the Bio Brunch event organized by Alce Nero in Milan. The pasta is a variety made ​​with Senatore Cappelli wheat flour in which has an optimal result when cooked. I added the jarred chickpeas from […]

 

Spring Gnocchi

In this recipe I have tried to bring together the elements of spring – white and green asparagus, peas, spring onions, and fresh ricotta. This dish is a bit laborious, suitable for an important meal or when you want to pamper your family.