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Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe : the original recipe November 06 2016, 0 Comments

Cacio e Peppe

SPAGHETTI CACIO E PEPE

Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe is among the best known and appreciated Italian pasta recipes. It is a Roman classic recipe that is served in most of the restaurants, osterie and trattorie of the “Città Eterna”.

A must try for your next spaghetti party.

Homemade fresh soft cheese and Extra Virgin Olive Oil - A flavorful mediterranean blend October 09 2016, 0 Comments

Homemade Fresh cheese recipe - Italian recipe

To cook your own food is a great way to eat healthier and to better appreciate what is in your plate. It has also a social value, as it is really gratifying to share a good home made meal with friends and family. 

Let’s discover how a good home made yogurt cheese can became exquisite if you flavor it with an excellent extra virgin olive oil. 

“Caress your palate" biscuits with Hazelnut grains and chocolate chip September 01 2016, 0 Comments

Preparation difficulty : 4/10
Preparation time: 45 minutes
Portions: 6 people
Excellent with: latte/milk, cappuccino, expresso coffee, tea, fruit juice, fresh orange juice, smoothies,
Best served: Ideal for breakfast and snacks

 

INGREDIENTS

1) Cold Water: 60 g

2) Soft grain wholewheat flour: 250g

3) Demarara Sugar: 80g

4) Sunflower Oil: 60g

5) Chocolate Chips: 85g

6) Baking Powder: 1tsp

7) Hazelnut grains: 30g

italian recipe - biscuit with hazelnut grains and chocolate chip

 

METHOD

Mixture preparation
  • Dissolve the sugar in cold water
  • Sift flour and baking powder and start mixing in a bowl by hand. Gradually stir in the hazelnut grains and sunflower oil. Dissolve the sugar into the water and add it to the mix. Finally add the chocolate chips.
  • Stir the mixture well until forming a smooth ball.
  • Wrap the mixture in clingfilm, store it in the fridge for at least 15 minutes.

    Biscuit cutting 

    • Roll out the mixture to 4/5 millimeters in thickness, or whichever thickness suits you.
    • Shape your biscuit using a biscuit cutter
    Baking
    • Place them on a baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180° for 15/20 minutes, until golden brown (cooking time depends on biscuits thickness).
    • Remove the tray from the oven and let the biscuits cool down for at least an hour.

     

    Italian biscuit recipe - hazelnut grains and chocolate chip

     

    Enjoy !!!