The Octopus and its Secrets

Octopus (belonging to the cephalopods, mollusc family) is a fundamental ingredient for those who love seafood. Its tasty tentacles and its meat, when fresh and tender, can enrich sauces and first courses or offer grill lovers a worthy opponent. Before cooking it, however, the octopus must undergo some operations that will help make the meat…

How to make Italian style marinated fresh anchovies (Alici Marinate)

Fresh marinated anchovies with oranges and lemon A recipe by Cristian Marino I love anchovies and you can certainly season them to your liking . Please find below the ingredients for fresh marinated anchovies with oranges and lemon by Cristian Marino Ingredients:• 1 kg of fresh anchovies• 0,2 L of white vinegar• 4 large orange•…

Cod al “Cartoccio”

Cartoccio is an Italian cooking method which means cooking on a paper wrapper or aluminum foil Do you want to learn how to cook ” Al Cartoccio “? See the recipe below Ingredients: 350 g of white of cod fish fillet, I have used cod for this recipe, but any fish  would work just fine 50g…

Venere Rice the Italian gluten free excellence

Venere rice is a healthy food . In fact, it has a high concentration of fibers, mineral salts and antioxidants. Contains vegetable proteins and is naturally gluten-free like any other type of rice, so it can be safely consumed even by those with celiac disease. Here is my version with baked mackerel

Calamari Ripieni

Oggi vi regalo una ricetta | Today I give you a recipe Ferragosto is coming soon a day of celebrating summer with friends and family. I give you as present my personal recipe of Calamari Ripieni ( stuffed calamari ) Ingredients:4 Calamari | 40 g of minced bread crumbs (from old bread) | 1 egg…

Lentil soup with shrimp and Serrano ham!

Cooking with Cristian during Quarantine now in IGTV , facebook and YouTube , My small contribution during these difficult times . I hope you enjoy the recipes and my company 🙂