Serves 4, Preparation 40 minutes, Cooking about 20 minutes
400 g long pasta, bucatini or spaghetti or linguine
400 g fresh sardines or sardines in oil
2 bunches of fresh wild fennel
50 g pine nuts
50 g raisins, to soak
3 fillets of desalted anchovies in oil
1 tablespoon of tomato paste in a...
Makes about 10 Arancini, Preparation 30 minutes, Cooking 1 hrs
For the rice:
500 gr Carnaroli or Vialone nano rice
70 g of butter
1 sachet of saffron
Grated Parmigiano or Pecorino, 40 g
sale, to taste
For the meat sauce – ragout:
150 gr of minced pork
50 gr of minced beef
1/2 onion, 1/2...
This is my family's absolute favourite. Over the past few decades, I have made seafood chowder for my family every year during the holidays, sometimes twice. The recipe ingredients vary from batch to batch, but it's always delicious and a huge hit. This year it appears I will be putting it...
Saffron is lauded as the most expensive and celebrated of spices. And oddly enough, its flavoring potential is very soft and easily masked by other things. It can be used as a food coloring, but why pay out that much for a food coloring?
Besides using it in Pilafs and other rice dishes, I...
Inspired by Moroccan cooking, this is a sort of tagine and its easy to make. The prunes provide a lovely sweet flavour which is balanced by the pickled lemons. Juniper and saffron add a subtle, earthy dimension. I use home made ras el hanout but a ready prepared spice mix is easily available in...
Serves 4, Preparation time 10 mins, Cooking time 25-30 mins
Yellow potatoes, 1 kg
Pork sausage, 2
Evoo – Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 3 tbsp
salt and pepper, to taste
Saffron, a tsp
Rosemary, a sprig
Peel, crumble and brown sausages in a saucepan with a spoonful of Evoo.
This is a very easy dish to make but the results are luxurious. Sweet crabmeat, creamy mascarpone and that inimitable taste of saffron. For a creamier sauce you could use more mascarpone.
Ingredients (serves 1)
Pinch of saffron threads
60g crabmeat (white or mix if white and...
Monzese Risotto, Risotto alla Monzese in Italian. As the word says, is typical of the city of Monza, near Milan.
This Risotto is nothing but a close relative of Milanese Risotto that beside saffron has the addition of pork sausage called Luganega.
Serves 4, Preparation time 20 mins + 2 h for...
This is a great way to make a low fat potato bake. Its an easy recipe to assemble but you do need to allow at least an hour for the potatoes to cook through in the oven. This quantity is enough to fill a small baking dish or tin (approx. .5 litres/1 pt capacity). There are approximately 150...
Serves: 2 | Preparation time: 10 mins | Cooking time: 20 mins
Paccheri: 180 g
Burrata: 200 g
Shrimps: 100 g
White wine, dry: about 50 ml
Garlic: 1 clove
Extra Virgin Olive Oil: 2 tbsp
Saffron: 1 tsp
Salt and pepper to taste
Clean the shrimps: first remove the head, than the legs, then...