Watermelon Granita with an Alcoholic Twist

Either if you serve this Watermelon Granita as a mocktail for the kids or as a cocktail for your friends, it will be the right kick start of your dinner, making everybody happy to finally cheer for a summer which has never been so eagerly awaited.

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Spaghetti with Bottarga : a Fishy Recipe from Sardinia

Pasta con la Bottarga is one of those quick recipes that you can make while pasta is cooking. An easy – preparation dish with a unique and refined taste.

Bottarga, an Italian excellence, is salted- cured tuna or mullet fish roe traditional from the main Italian Islands: Sicily (more Sicilian recipes here ) and Sardinia (more sardinian recipes here)

Here in Copenhagen we had a chance to make this recipe thanks to an original idea from GOLA Cp owner. He preserved the egg roe sac from local fresh Cod fish provided by BluLobsterApp following the traditional technique used in Sardinia to prepare Mullet Bottarga. The result is spectacular!

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Spaghetti with Bottarga: a traditional Recipe from Sardinia
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Flavoured Spaghetti Pasta with Lemon and Chilli Flakes: A Quick Improvised Dish

Spaghetti with Lemon and Chilli Flakes:

Sometimes we happen to improvise a recipe by using just a few basic ingredients. This Pasta is one of these, which sees the lemon as the main ingredient, to create a zesty and fresh dish great for the upcoming summer. At the end we added some chilli flakes to this lemony pasta, and it won’t disappoint!

Thanks to our dear friend Danila for sharing this amazing recipe with us.

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Flavoured Spaghetti Pasta with Lemon and Chilli Flakes: A Quick Improvised Dish
Spaghetti with Lemon and Chilli Flakes:

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Stovetop Onion Frittata


We can say more than ever that Onion Frittata is for Everyone Anywhere in the World. It is made with only 3 simple ingredients (…. by the way they can never be missing in our kitchen 🙂 ) : onions, eggs and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese (…. or grated cheese).
Onion Frittata can be served either as a finger food, or as a main course accompanied by a slice of bread.

Stovetop Onion Frittata

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Traditional Spaghetti alla Puttanesca from Ischia Island

Many stories exist about this Italian culinary traditional recipe, called Pasta alla Puttanesca. The most accredited says that the first bite of spaghetti alla puttanesca dates back to the 50s in Ischia (one of the most picturesque islands in the Bay of Naples) by Sandro Petti, owner of the famous Rangio Fellone restaurant. One evening he was about to close the restaurant, and he was asked by a group of customers to prepare them a meal. He was low on ingredients and told them he did not have enough to make them a meal. They complained that it was late and they were hungry, saying “Facci una puttanata qualsiasi,” meaning “throw together whatever.” Petti had only a few tomatoes, olives, and some capers, common ingredients in an Italian pantry. So he used them to prepare the sauce for a dish of Spaghetti. Lately, he included this dish on her restaurant’s menu naming it Spaghetti alla Puttanesca.

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Flourless Brittle Oatmeal Chocolate-Chunk Cookies

After living many years in the Nordics we got obsessed with all the recipes made with oats. The first among all is the porridge, called havregrød in Denmark, that comes in many variations from the sweet to the savoury ones. Today’s recipe uses the oat instead of flour to prepare the traditional chocolate chips cookies making them lighter and a little bit healthier.

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Quickly Baked Giga Oysters from Limfjord (Denmark) and Italian Wines

Quickly Baked Giga Oysters from Limfjord (Denmark)

Oysters? You can love them or hate them!

In our recipe we prepared the oysters to make you love them, adding a teaspoon of sour cream and a drizzle of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. The oysters in themselves are an aphrodisiac but by adding some Parmigiano, you’ll just find yourself falling in love with them.

If you would like to know more about these giga oysters and what impact they are having on the natural eco – marine – system take a look at bluelobster.app.

Quickly Baked Giga Oysters from Limfjord (Denmark)

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How to Quick-Dry a Fresh Thyme Bundle

After having enjoyed for a few days a marvellous bouquet with colourful thyme leaves, it’s time to preserve its scent and color for the upcoming months. For a long-lasting flavour of your fresh thyme use the following quick-dry method.

Thyme is such an easy herb to use and it can be added in many recipes.  We love using dried Thyme in oven-baked fish, in steak seasoning, and even if it might sound quircky, in some Italian Spoon Dessert!

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Matching Italian Food – Wine: Ham and Cheese Cornetti – INT3GRAL3 Unfiltered Organic Wine Rosé Frizzante

These cheesy Cornetti are just the perfect little nibble to serve at your morning brunch or to share with your friends during a Spring pic-nic. If you don’t have at hand the ham, not to worry, they are just delicious even only with extra cheese.

The wine we paired for our weekly Apèro was an “INT3GRAL3 Organic Wine Rose’ Frizzante”, which is completely natural and unfiltered. This wine is only made with organic grapes and born with the mission of inspiring people to get back to their original, natural essence. Its color is slightly pink and the alcohol percentage is moderate (10.5%). The taste is fresh and slightly dry. Fine bubbles with red berries at the end will enjoy your mouth.

*This wine is imported to Denmark by Vinimondo.dk. Drop by the new Vinimondo.dk showroom to taste or buy this INT3GRAL3 Sparkling Organic Wine.

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Young Chef Recipe: Baked CornFlakes Chicken Nuggets

What a fun alternative recipe we got from Alice to give chicken nuggets an original twist. We loved the crispness of the corn flakes crumbs and the softness of oven-baked chicken. Let your kids coat the nuggets with the cornflakes they use to eat for breakfast, and fun is guaranteed.

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