Matching Italian Food and Wine: Aromatic and Fragrant Oven Roasted Rabbit with Polenta – Ripresa Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Red Wine
This is winter comfort food at its finest!
We absolutely love good rabbit meat dipped in a creamy polenta, especially when the colder months are finally here (we’ve been waiting for a little snow for sooo long!). Grab a glass of Ripresa Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Red Wine, sit back and enjoy!
This organic wine with its silky structure and its floral and fruity notes of blackberries will delight every wine-loving consumers.
*This wine is imported to Denmark by Vinimondo.dk, a wine wholesaler that works with some of the best wine suppliers in Italy, Portugal, France, and Spain. Drop by the new Vinimondo.dk showroom to taste or buy this Ripresa Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Red Wine.
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A 15 Minutes Dish: Pasta with Zucchini
We don’t want to waste your time with a long introduction to this dish. Just get ready with your pots, a pack of spaghetti and a bag of seasonal zucchini. That’s it!
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Aubergine Parmigiana Style Tart and a glass of “Il Sangiovese” Red Wine
Savoury Mediterranean Fish Stew
Seafood soup (zuppa di Pesce) is a typical Italian dish, mainly made along the Italian coasts. Every region facing the sea has its own recipe. The recipe changes according to the type of fish fished in the area. One of the most popular recipes is called the Il Caciucco alla Livornese from the Tirreno sea (Tuscany). This recipe was introduced a few centuries ago by coastal fishermen. They discovered a way to use the unsold fishing catch. The tradition states that, to prepare a good Cacciucco, you should have at least 5 different types of fish (of for each letter c in Cacciucco).
Here is our version of the fish stew. We prepared it with the seafood we found at our trusted fishmonger in Copenhagen.
With this recipe, we brought a taste of Mediterranean food on our table, to feel the longing of a summer which is unfortunately almost gone.
Let’s eat outside! Mediterranean Cous Cous
In Sicily the Cous Cous is used daily for the preparation of numerous dishes and is well integrated into the local gastronomic tradition. The most famous event which sees the Cous Cous as the protagonist is held in San Vito lo Capo every summer in September. If you are going to spend your holiday in Sicily this is an event which is not to be missed out.
Meanwhile, try the following recipe to prepare a Mediterranean Cous Cous.
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Let’s Eat Outside! Watermelon, Cheese, and Red Onion Summer Salad
It’s time to go on holidays! And therefore, for this reason, the recipes we are going to present from now till the end of July are very simple, extremely fast and made of fresh ingredients to refresh you. We tasted this delicious summer salad from a friend of ours during a dinner outside. We assure you it was love at first sight!
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Early Summer Minestrone
Summer is around the corner, and so is the dreaded bikini test ;-)). Taking advantage of the fact that my children are in a field trip, my husband and me decided that this week would be THE detox week, in anticipation of the upcoming summer.
If you are looking for a light vegetable soup, this is what you need. You’ll appreciate the freshness and the crunchiness of the seasonal vegetables.
Fresh broad bean salad
Spring is finally here and, if you’re lucky as we have been this week, you’ll find fresh broad beans and peas…. so we planned to prepare this easy and quick salad to better taste the flavour and the crispy texture of these spring vegetables.
In Copenhagen, we found the fresh broad beans at Cà – Cucina Take Away (Rebekkavej 49, Hellerup 2900)
Fresh Artichoke Carpaccio
Artichoke carpaccio is a simple and tasty way to enjoy the crunchy texture of the fresh and small artichokes.
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Almond Horn Cookies
January is notoriously the month during which kids get sick. As the flu did not spare our children, either, what’s the best way to brighten up their down days?
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Spinach Lasagna roll-ups
Spinach is an essential component of this dish, so fresh and fleshy spinach gives a better result than frozen.
There are sure a lot of groceries where you’ll find spinach, but, if you are in Copenhagen area, we advice you to buy spinach at Mercatino delle verdure (Ca’- Cucina, Rebekkavej 49 – Hellerup). There you will find many other Italian fresh vegetables that Diego and Davide select carefully every week.