Truffle Omelette

Easy yet sophisticated recipe, thanks to this precious little ingredient. For best results you should store the truffles in an air tight container with the eggs for a couple of days, you won’t believe the difference! Ingredients (for 2) 1 tbsp shaved truffles 4 eggs 2 tbsp cooking cream 1 tbsp butter salt & black…

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Frittata with Pumpkin Flowers

Fresh pumpkin flowers can be found in summer and only for few weeks. If you have some, try this special omelette! Ingredients (for 2) 4 eggs 2 cups pumpkin flowers 1/4 cup milk 3 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese 2 tbsp olive oil salt & black pepper Directions Gently wash and pat dry the pumpkin flowers…

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Gnocchi with Gruyere Cheese and Walnuts

Not your average gnocchi recipe… melted cheese and ground walnuts, awesome! Ingredients (for 2) 1½ cups gnocchi 1/4 cup gruyere cheese 1/4 cup fontina cheese 1/4 cup walnuts 1 cup milk 1 tbsp olive oil salt & black pepper Directions Bring salted water to boil in a deep saucepan and cook the gnocchi according to…

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Prosciutto Stuffed Artichokes

Artichokes, just like peppers, are perfect for stuffing… in this recipe with Parma ham and mushrooms, but you can add your favorite ingredients to the mix! Ingredients (for 2) 4 artichokes 4 slices Parma ham (prosciutto) 2 slices sandwich bread 2 tbsp dried mushrooms 1/2 onion 1/2 garlic clove 2 tbsp parsley 2 tbsp olive…

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Asparagus in Anchovies and Capers Sauce

A somewhat lengthy preparation for the sauce, but really worth the effort! In this recipe we use the typical white asparagus from the Italian region of Bassano, but you can use regular green ones as well. Ingredients (for 2) 2 cups asparagus canned anchovies (about 40 gr or 1.5 oz) 1/2 tbsp capers 2 eggs…

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Risotto with Porcini Mushrooms and Saffron

The king of Risottos, with two of the most coveted ingredients in Italian cuisine: porcini mushrooms and saffron. But don’t worry, it is not difficult at all! Ingredients (for 2) 1 cup white rice 2 cups porcini mushrooms 1/4 tsp saffron 3 cups vegetable stock 1 shallot 1/4 cup white wine 2 tbsp grated Parmesan…

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