Ricette: Winter 2021-22

In Recipes by Sarah Allenby

PICI ALL’ AGLIONE | PICI PASTA WITH GARLIC SAUCE Aglione (Elephant Garlic) are not simply “big” garlic cloves, but a typical Tuscan variety of the garlic family. The scientific name is Allium ampeloprasum var. holmense and its uniqueness is not only the size (see the cork for reference!!) but also the particularly pleasant and mild taste, as compared to common …

Ricette: Novembre 2021

In Recipes by Sarah Allenby

CREMA DI ZUCCA AI FUNGHI | CREAMY PUMPKIN SOUP WITH MUSHROOMS Ingredients Serves 6 600 gr (~1 lb 5 oz) pumpkin (or other winter squash); seeded, peeled, and chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 2 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 sprig rosemary extra-virgin olive oil salt and pepper vegetable broth (“quanto basta” – however much is enough!) 250/300 gr (8-10 oz) …

Ricette: October 2021

In Recipes by Sarah Allenby

SCHIACCIATA CON UVA | FOCACCIA WITH GRAPES Ingredients Makes 6 servings 1 kg (~2.2 lbs) of eggplant 2 eggs 3 Tbsp of flour Salt 2 Tbsp of milk (as needed) Oil for frying 300 gr. of fresh tomatoes, peeled OR 1 14 oz. can of crushed tomatoes 250 gr. of mozzarella, thinly sliced Freshly ground black pepper 125  gr. (1 …

Ricette: September 2021

In Recipes by Sarah Allenby

Parmigiana di Melanzane | Eggplant Parmesan Ingredients Makes 6 servings 1 kg (~2.2 lbs) of eggplant 2 eggs 3 Tbsp of flour Salt 2 Tbsp of milk (as needed) Oil for frying 300 gr. of fresh tomatoes, peeled OR 1 14 oz. can of crushed tomatoes 250 gr. of mozzarella, thinly sliced Freshly ground black pepper 125  gr. (1 cup) …

Ricette: August 2021

In Recipes by Sarah Allenby

Pomodori Gratinati | Baked Tomatoes Ingredients Makes 6 servings 8 ripe and firm tomatoes 200 gr. white bread with crusts removed Parsley 2 tbsp capers 2 cloves of garlic 2 anchovy filets 3 tbsp olive oil Salt & pepper Instructions Preheat the oven to 350°F. Cut the tomatoes in large slices about 1/2 inch in thickness (or in half if …

Ricette: July 2021

In Recipes by Sarah Allenby

Dolce con le Prugne | Plum Cake Ingredients 500 g (4 c) flour 3 eggs 200 g (1 c) sugar 200 g (7 oz) butter, room temperature 1 tsp baking powder Zest of 1 large lemon 300 g (approx. 1 c) plum jam (note: if you can’t find plum jam in your local store, there are many simple recipes online, …

Ricette: June 2021

In Recipes by Sarah Allenby

Rotolo di Verdure | Vegetable Roll Ingredients Makes 6 servings DOUGH 3 1/2 tbsp (50 g) butter 3 1/2 oz (100 g) ricotta cheese 1 2/3 cup (200 g) flour salt FILLING 3/4 lb (500 g) swiss chard (or spinach or mixed greens) A little less than 1/4 lb (100 g) chicory (optional) 2 cloves of garlic 3 Tbsp extra …

Ricette: May 2021

In Recipes by Sarah Allenby

Pesto di Fave | Fava Bean Pesto Ingredients Makes 6-8 servings 1 clove of garlic, peeled 10 fresh mint leaves 200 g of shelled fava or broad beans (about 1 kg, or 2.2 lbs, with shell) 1 pinch salt 25 g grated pecorino cheese (about 1/4 cup) 25 g grated Parmigiano Reggiano (about 1/4 cup) 4 tbsp extra virgin olive …

Ricette: April 2021

In Recipes by Sarah Allenby

Salame Dolce | “sweet Salame” Ingredients 1 package “oro saiwa” cookies, or any sweet biscuit cookie 1/2 cup sweet cocoa 1/4 cup dark cocoa (or another 1/4 cup sweet cocoa) 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 3 egg yolks 1 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup plus 2 tbls butter vin santo, optional Instructions Keeping the cookies in the package, break them into …