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…

Zander/Walleye on Vegetables Sauce

And as April/May arrived, my friend the fisherman starts to bring us a lot of good lake fish 🙂 today we do a nice Zander fillet from Balaton lake (which is very similar to the northern american Walleye, indeed they are part of the same family, and I suppose they have a similar taste, so this recipe…

Risotto with European Perch

The European perch is one of my favorite fish, sure is one of the best between the freshwater fish, it’s part of the same family of the zander/walleye, and its fillets are completely boneless (and quite easy to make), so it’s perfect for many kind of recipes. Risotto with European perch is a very common recipe from…

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…