month : 02/2015 7 results

Stuffed Boiled Eggs

Today your advisors of Mediterranean Diet present you: Stuffed Boiled Eggs A classic starter of Italian tradition are Stuffed Boiled Eggs. This simple but tasty dish is suitable for any occasion and can be cooked in every time. Because of the simplicity of the recipe, there are many variations, depending on the tastes and occasions. Some people add to the classic recipe anchovies, others decorate them with herbs or adds a creamy vegetable ... well, free your immagination! Below we propose ...

Crumbed anchovies with bitter chicory

Today your advisors  of Mediterranean Diet present you: Crumbed anchovies with bitter chicory Speaking about the Mediterranean diet, we can not avoid to describe the traditional Mediterranean dishes, especially those that have the taste of the sea. Today we chose “alici ammollicate” (crumbed anchovies), a typical and essentially poor disch from the coastal areas of southern Italy, from Apulia to Campania, from Sicily to Calabria. The recipe we are proposing is a variation of the ...

Fritole – Frittelle – are a Carnival sweet

Today your advisors of Mediterranean Diet present you: Fritole - Frittelle - are a Carnival sweet typical of Veneto made with apples and sultanas HISTORY Undisputed queen of Venetian desserts, the pancake, or better "fritoa” lives his magic moment in Carnival. Always considered the national cake of the Serenissima Republic, "enjoyed" not only in Venice but throughout the Veneto-Friuli, almost at the gates of Milan, "and fritoa" was produced exclusively by fritoleri, that in the '600 ...

Is this a krapfen?

Today your advisors s of Mediterranean Diet present you: Is this a krapfen? If you walk through the streets of a little village in South Tyrol during fashing time and you ask for a krapfen you could be surprised and ask yourself "Is this a krapfen"? Each italian region and each time of the year has its typical cake. But sometimes different regions have different cakes with the same name. This is the case of krapfen. Krapfen are baked during all the year, but on Fasching time their production ...

Carnival in Termeno: the Egettmann parade

Today your advisors s of Mediterranean Diet present you: Carnival in Termeno: the Egettmann parade If you are in South Tyrol during Carnival, you can not beat the original Egettmann parade in Termeno. It is a wedding procession consisting of a cart on which there is a straw puppet, the Egettmannhansl, followed by a carriage with the couple. The parade can be played exclusively by men, who will also play female roles. The show opens with a bugler, followed by farmers on horseback and ...

Lasagna or lasagne?

Today your advisors s of Mediterranean Diet present you:  Lasagna or lasagne? Lasagna or lasagne: it's a long story that of lasagna. The Romans made a pie with sweet ricotta and lagane (a kind of pasta near to Greek lasagne), pappardelle and subsequently spelled wheat semolina, which is still in use Lucania for soup. Are Lagane and laganelle poor ancestors of luxurious lasagna? Someone says" Sunday is not Sunday if on the table does not dominate the lasagna of my mother... And ...

Carnival recipes: Chiacchiere or Galani? Frappe or Strufoli?

Today your advisors s of Mediterranean Diet present you:  Carnival recipes: Chiacchiere or Galani? Frappe or Strufoli? Carnival is coming, there is a party atmosphere and, as usual, celebrating something means to cook great dishes. Although each italian region or city has its tradition of parades and demonstrations, the only thing that all the italian region have in common, from Piedmont to Sicily, from Trentino Alto Adige to Apulia, is the typical dessert of this period: le Chiacchiere. ...