In Italy we eat them with fried eggs, parmesan and melted butter, dipping the point on the egg yolk. The green ones are best known, especially where I come from, Varese, in the north: near by, in Cantello, there is a very well know Fiera dell’Asparago! In France they eat them with Hollandaise sauce or
Welcome to the new home of The Kitchen Pantry! Born in 2006 on blogger, moved under my name domain in 2008 and finally home to its own domain now, in 2014! A long way! Both for my blog and myself! Many things have changed since 2006: 2 children, a move and now we are building
My passion for scones is known. This scones by Joy the Baker are just incredible! The first time I’ve them with almonds, as the recipe state, but then I switched to hazelnuts and they are as good as the original one! Try them: you’ll never forget them!
Time to prepare and think about the first picnics! This stuffed bread is simple, quick and it can be made in advance. No quantities: use your eyes and if you have leftovers from the filling eat them like a salad. Ingredients 1 big round loaf of bread 1 jar of grilled peppers, drained Cherry tomatoes
Sping! Fresh spinach! Wash them, very well. Drain. Heat 1 tbs of olive oil in a big pan, add 1 garlic clove. Add spinach, cover. After 5 minutes add raisins and pine nuts. Cover. Cook for 5-10 minutes max, until volume is half of the original. Serve.
I’m completely addicted to potatoes, and even more to potato salad! In its simplicity a potato salad can become the real protagonist of a meal. Although I love the simple pleasure of boiled potato dressed just with extra-virgin olive oil, salt and chopped parsley, over the years I developed a more complex (at least for
Pesto = Genova, Liguria Trofie = Liguria Pesto + Trofie + runner beans + potatoes = liguria, summer, sea Again, nothing more simple then this: Italian cuisine is simple and it’s all about great flavors made by great ingredients. Always try to get the best you get. If you can’t buy fresh trofie (and I
Pesto is not an exact science. Pesto is simple but tricky: you MUST have at hand top ingredients! You need the best Italian (better genovese) basil you can find, better home grown from seeds, the best pine nuts, the best pecorino, garlic and very good not too fruity extra verging olive oil. Stated this it
This cake it is as simple as it looks! What do you see? A layer of puff pastry, halved cherry tomatoes, slices of aged goat cheese (in this case a young Saint-Maure) few pinches of Herbs de Provence. Pop it in the oven, bake it for 25-30 minutes and voilà: done!