Wednesday, 20 May 2009


Sorbetto di Fragole(Strawberries Sorbet)

Sorbetto di Fragole(Strawberries sorbet)

Sorbetto di Fragole(Strawberries sorbet)


600g of strawberries,
300g of sugar,
white wine,
1 glass of water

Wash the stawberries with the white wine so they remain with a nice porfume.
Blend the strawberries with a blender and reduce them like pure', put them in a bowl.
In a pot melt the sugar with the glass of water at low flame and stiring until the water makes big bubbles.
After prepared the scirop, let it cool down and than add it to the bowl with the strawberries pure'.
Now that the mixure is ready, freeze it in a suitble container for at least 2 hours.
Serve using a nice tall glass and decorate with fresh strawberries and leafs of fresh mint.


Monday, 11 May 2009

Side dishes

Green peas with Italian pancetta

Green peas with Italian pancetta

Green peas with Italian pancetta.

ingredients: green peas
                      diced Italian pancetta,
                      1/4 of white onion,
                      olive oil,
                      salt - pepper

In a pan brown the onion in olive oil, than add the Italian pancetta and leave it to brown too.
Now add the peas, season with a just little salt and black pepper.
Stearing leave all to cook for 3-4 mnutes and finish.
Serve hot or warm.

This shows how once again the italian cooking can be so easy, tasty, and healthy at the same time in a simple recipe...