month : 09/2016 2 results

Rice and peas

The "rice and peas" is a typical recipe of the Venetian tradition. It is excellent in the spring because in this season we have the best peas, the main ingredient of this dish. The rice for this dish, however, is the nano vialone IGP, and not the classic Carnaroli, which has the characteristic to be very swell during cooking thus absorbing more seasoning. Define the rice and peas is not easy. Even today many people wonder if this dish belongs to the category of risotto or soups: neither one ...

A typical easy recipe from Verona

  Torta Russa (Russian cake) Author: Meddiet Prep time: 30 mins Cook time: 50 mins Total time: 1 hour 20 mins The “Torta Russa” (Russian cake) is a typical cake of Verona, and consists of a shell of puff pastry stuffed with a paste made of almonds and macaroons (amaretti). Ingredients 250g puff pastry 150 gr of macaroons 150 grams of peeled almonds 150 grams of sugar 150 grams of flour 150 g butter 3 eggs 1 shot of liqueur amaretto di saronno ...