Cappellacci Ferraresi with Duck Ragù

There are still many pumpkins in the markets, so since I like them I’ll keep cooking them 🙂 I wanted to do something different than the usual cream soups or gnocchi, and a good idea is to make some filled pasta, of course 🙂 In Italy the most famous pasta filled with pumpkin are probably…

Baked Zander/Walleye with Walnuts Crust

I use to cook the fillet of the Zander in the pan, but this is a recipe that sometimes I like to do and in this case the fillet is going to be baked. It’s more common to see recipes of fish with toasted almonds, but also walnuts sometimes can be an interesting choice. It’s…

Candele spezzate alla Genovese (or simply “La Genovese”)

This is one of those recipes that makes your Sunday special 🙂 It’s probably the most typical pasta sauce of Naples area (and incredibly quite unknown in the rest of Italy), we can say it’s a recipe that has a “ritual” in it, and traditionally it’s a recipe that gathers the whole family (several people…

Zander/Walleye “al Cartoccio” (in aluminium foil)

  Here we are with another beautiful Zander from Balaton lake 🙂 In the previous recipe we made fillets from it and cooked in a pan, this time instead we are going to cook the whole fish in the oven, with an old and simple technique, which is very efficient 🙂 Cooking “al Cartoccio” requires to cook our…

Gnocchi with Sheep Meat Sauce

This is a typical dish you can find in many regions of central Italy, where still nowadays (luckily!) there are a lot of sheeps. As everyone knows, sheep meat has a stronger taste than usual meats, it’s used to say that or you love it or you hate it, personally I love it. I’m going…

Carbonade Flamande (Flemish Stew)

This typical recipe from Belgium comes together with my passion for Belgian beers. The original recipe is usually made with beef, but since I had a nice venison (roe deer), I decided to try with that, and it was really good! Believe me! 😀 The choice of the beer is very important, I suggest to use…