Risotto alla Milanese (Traditional Recipe with Beef Bone Marrow)

This recipe is one of the most famous culinary symbols of the city of Milan. It’s another old recipe with a long history: the first verified recipes date back to the beginning of the XIX century (there are legends about its history that allegedly date back even to the XVI century, but in all the…

Pennoni with Jerusalem Artichokes Cream and Crunchy Pancetta

Do you like the Jerusalem artichoke, also known as topinambour? I do like it 🙂 Honestly, I have to say that until I lived in Italy I never ate this interesting root vegetable, but although I already heard about it and I also saw it in the italian vegetable stores, I discovered its taste only here in…

Orzotto alle Zucchine (Pearled Barley with Zucchini and Saffron)

All of you know risotto, right? This is “about” the same, just it’s made using pearled barley rather than rice 🙂 (but it can be made also with pearled farro). We all know the importance of cereals, and this is an easy and very good way to cook barley, and the possibilities are many, like for…