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Spaghetti alla Bottarga

Bottarga is a Mediterranean delicacy of cured fish roe. You can find it either whole or already grated, as it is used in this version of spaghetti con bottarga. Ingredients 500g Spaghetti 1 Lemon (only the zest) Grated Bottarga (4-5 table spoons) Olive Oil 3 cloves of garlic crushed optional 2 Tablespoons of chopped Parsley Preparation […]

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Pizzoccheri

Pizzoccheri

Pizzoccheri are a type of short tagliatelle, a flat ribbon pasta, made with 80% buckwheat flour and 20% wheat flour. When classically prepared in Valtellina, they are cooked along with greens (often Swiss Chard but also Savoy cabbage), and cubed potatoes. This mixture is layered with pieces of Valtellina Casera cheese and pieces of  Bitto Cheese, […]

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Eggplant Parmeggiana

Eggplant Parmigiana

Parmigiana is a Southern Italian dish made with a shallow-fried/roasted sliced filling, layered with cheese and tomato sauce, then baked. Parmigiana made with a filling of aubergine (eggplant) is the earliest version. Variations made with breaded meat cutlets, such as veal and chicken parmigiana, have been popularized in other countries, usually in areas of Italian […]

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