Fresh or frozen

Nothing better than fresh peas, although frozen are a great alternative. Fresh polpo first in the freezer is for sure recommended to obtain a perfect tender meat. So, a small freezer is a must. A large freezer has certain advantages in certain conditions. I’m so fortunate with local shops, a weekly market and, probabile the … More Fresh or frozen

Gremolata

Gremolata is a mixture of fresh parsley, lemon zeste and garlic and is a wonderful way to give a fresh flavor to a lot of dishes. Mix 1 finely chopped garlic clove with  a handful of finely chopped parsley and the zeste of 1 lemon. Boil  a portion of pasta in salted water. Add 450 … More Gremolata

Real primavera recipe to share with good friends in wonderful Napoli (let’s wait to die;-))

Primavera is asparagus, fresh peas, …and is beautiful green. For 4p, 500 grams of fresh green asparagus, 700 grams of courgettes, 700 grams of fresh peas (unpeeled). Clean, chop, and bake everything with 4 chopped garlic cloves and a good drizzle of olive oil in the oven at 180°. Boil  fresh pasta ‘integrale’ (250 grams). … More Real primavera recipe to share with good friends in wonderful Napoli (let’s wait to die;-))