How to make different, the usual vegetables…With a little bit of creativity we can make a tasty, colored cream to replace a classic “pinzimonio”. With few ingredients a simply and fast recipe with the scent of mint leaves and lemon, flavoured with salted capers from La Nicchia di Pantelleria.
In this period of the year we can find puntarelle at the market…they are beautiful; in the traditional recipe they are served with an anchovy sauce. Today we are going to season them with a nice vegan sause and we will serve them with orange and fennel to create a new version. 😉
Panzanella is a typical dish of Central Italy. It’s a simple recipe with summer ingredients. There are several versions, depending on the region of origin. I encourage you to try this variant in glass, that is very elegant to serve as appetizer. I hope you like it: I preferred not to dank bread, but leave it crispy … Anyway, you can choose to add it at the end, to create a contrast note between the different consistencies, or mix it together with the vegetables, to soften with their seasoning. Be inspired, and create your favorite version. 🙂
I’m always looking for 0 Km products, and a few weeks ago I met a women who has a farm just 15 minutes from my house … also be reached by bicycle on a bike path in the wonderful nature of the first hills near Modena, Torre Maina. Here, under the ancient tower, I discovered the Organic and Natural Farm of Stefania Severi https://www.facebook.com/Azienda-Agricola-Biologica-Naturale-899417386797154/ . After a walking around the farm, accompanied by the scent of flowering plants and freshly cut grass and listening to Stefania’s story, I bought some different ancient grain’s wholemeal, chickpeas and spelt. With this spring recipe I’d like to present you the wonderful organic Dicocco spelt, in a very elegant form.