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Milanese style tripe

Milanese-style tripe (Trippa Meneghina)

Milanese-style tripe (Trippa Meneghina) is a traditional Milanese dish, an incredibly tasty peasant recipe made with inexpensive but nutritious, high-protein ingredients. Milanese-style tripe Ingredients – serves 4 1kg tripe 100g sweet bacon, cubed ½ onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove 50g Grana Padano cheese 300g pre-boiled beans 1 carrot, finely chopped 1 potato 1 celery […]

Saint Blaises Cake

Saint Blaise’s pie – Torta di San Biagio

Saint Blaise’s pie (Torta di San Biagio) is a traditional chocolate and almond cake. It was first created in Cavriana, a small village in the hills north-east of Mantova, not too far away from the southern shore of Lake Garda. This round-shaped cake features a friable, unleavened pastry, and the brown colour of the almond […]

Formaggella Luinese casserole

Formaggella del Luinese casserole

Formaggella del Luinese casserole with primo sale cheese and red wine reduction, Varesino honey and pomegranate. Formaggella del Luinese casserole Ingredients for 4 people For stencil coating: 100g milk 60g butter 100g cream 70g flour 70g instant polenta 1 egg 60g spelt For the two fillings: 150g Formaggella del Luinese 100g milk 20g flour 70g […]

Formaggella risotto recipe

Formaggella del Luinese Risotto

Italian cheese and rice. Typical dish from Varese’s tradition, the basic ingredient for Risotto alla Formaggella del Luinese is Formaggella del Luinese PDO: a soft cheese with a 20 days maturing, exclusively produced with whole raw goat-milk. Formagella del Luinese Risotto Ingredients for 4 people 350g rice 150g Formaggella del Luinese 1 glass of white […]

Pizzoccheri pasta recipe

Pizzoccheri della Valtellina

Pizzoccheri is a traditional dish of Valtellina featuring delicious buckwheat pasta with potatoes, cheese and Savoy cabbage. It’s the most representative and popular dish of Valtellina, mainly consumed during winter months. Pizzoccheri pasta recipe Ingredients Boxed or homemade pizzoccheri Garlic Butter Valtellina Casera cheese Potatoes Savoy cabbage Black pepper Many star chefs add grated truffle […]

Tricolored gnocchi with whiteasparagus cream

Tricolored gnocchi with white asparagus cream

The tricolored gnocchi with white asparagus cream is an easy, fast and colored main dish. It is a combination of sweet and strong flavors: white asparagus, onion, smoked bacon and Grana Padano cheese. Tricolored gnocchi with white asparagus cream Ingredients – 4 people 800g tricolored gnocchi 220g white asparagus cream 1 onion 150g smoked bacon […]