Creamy butternut squash risotto, a perfect for comfort recipe for autumn. Carnaroli rice, slowly cooked in broth, with onion, braised squash, white wine, butter, rosemary, orange peel, pancetta and Parmesan.
Boneless Turkey leg, rolled with guanciale or pancetta, herbs, juniper berries and garlic, and roasted with onions and balsamic. Perfect for a holiday meal! Hello dear friends, how are you? at Alla Madonna del Piatto we are finally at the end of the season and enjoying the first few days of rest and free time…… Continue reading Stuffed Roast Turkey Porchetta Style
About a year ago, in an evening like tonight, I was painstakingly working on the final version of my cookbook. I enjoyed every moment of that process and never for a second I thought what would have happened later. I wrote the book because I love books. I also wrote it because I had a…… Continue reading Mrs. Stringozzi goes to America (and Amatriciana my way)
After a fairly wet spring and a blazing hot summer, Italian wine-makers have high expectations for their wines. Grape harvest is finished and wineries are enveloped in fermentation vapours. My friends who make wine have a big smile on their tired face. The crop was healthy and the wine is expected to be bold and…… Continue reading pork saltimbocca with guanciale and grapes
The Italian word saltimbocca means “to jump in the mouth”. This is because the meat is cooked so quickly that it will be on your plate after only a couple of pirouettes in the pan. In order to be able to cook it with the so quickly you will need very thin meat. The result…… Continue reading pork saltimbocca in a Vinsanto sauce
Delicious tender slices of pork loin wrapped around pancetta or guanciale and a fragrant stuffing made with garlicky bread, parmigiano and parsley and skewered with fragrant bay leaves. To die for!