Saving at home – Scrambled eggs with fontina cheese

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Hi everyone!

Today we will go for a simple and super fast recipe to make scrambled eggs with fontina and serve them for a special breakfast, on Sundays or on vacation days, or a tasty and nutritious second course dish when you have little time available.

Let’s start:

SCRAMBLED EGGS WITH FONTINA CHEESE

Ingredients for 4 people: 5 uova – 80 g di fontina – burro – sale – pepe nero

Preparation:

Per realizzare le uova strapazzare alla fontina grattugiate con una grattugia a fori grossi la fontina. In alternativa potete tagliarla a lamelle sottilissime con un coltello. Rompete le uova in una terrina e sbattetele leggermente con una forchetta. In una padella antiaderente lasciate sciogliere una noce di burro a fuoco moderato, versatevi le uova e strapazzatele senza farle cuocere troppo a lungo. 

Add the cheese, salt and sprinkle with pepper. Continue to mix and add, to your taste, two or three flakes of butter one after the other. When the mixture is soft and creamy, remove the container from the heat, serve immediately and scrambled eggs with fontina cheese accompanied by a nice crust of whole wheat bread.

Enjoy your meal!

original recipe: https://www.cucchiaio.it/ricetta/uova-strapazzate-alla-fontina/

Saving at home – Polenta chips

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VEGAN – VEGAN – VEGAN – VEGAN – VEGAN – VEGAN – VEGAN – VEGAN

Hi everyone!

Yes, you’ve seen it well! Today we’ll see how to make polenta chips, an original recipe to have an alternative to French fries.

In the recipe there is butter, but if you want the vegan version, just replace it with oil.

Let’s start:

POLENTA CHIPS

Ingredients for 4 people: 500 g corn flour – 1 l water – 80 g butter – seed oil for frying – extra virgin olive oil – salt to taste.

Preparation:

Start the preparation of the polenta chips by boiling a pot of water with the butter (if you want the vegan version, replace the butter with oil).

Add salt and pour in the corn flour.

Cook the polenta for 40 minutes stirring constantly.

Grease a pan with extra virgin olive oil.

Once ready, pour the polenta into the pan leveling it thoroughly with a spatula.

Let the polenta become compact by placing it in the fridge for 2 hours.

After the time has passed, take it out and cut it out in sticks.

Cook the polenta sticks in hot oil and drain on sheets of paper towels.

Before serving, season with salt.

Alternatively, you can bake your polenta chips in the oven at 200° for 15 minutes.

Enjoy your meal!

original recipe: https://www.galbani.it/ricette/polenta-chips

Saving at home – Fillet with Gorgonzola cheese

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The Gorgonzola fillet is a delicious second course, but also a dish to be servede in elegant and refined occasions. This dish has as its protagonist a cut of fine meat, which wrapped in the flavor of Gorgonzola D.O.P , and finally is flavored by the important taste of nuts.

A dish that does not leave indifferent thanks to the final balance of flavors. A perfect recipe to exalt the veal to the maximum and suitable to serve when you want to surprise your guests.

Let’s start:

FILLET WITH GORGONZOLA CHEESE

Ingredients for 4 people: 4 high veal fillets (about 300 g) – 1 box of Gorgonzola D.O.P – 40 g chopped walnuts – 1 tablespoon of cream – salt – pepper – 2 carrots cut into julienne

Preparation:

Start by placing the fillets in a pan and cook over high heat 3 minutes per side.

Add salt and pepper.

In the meantime, in a small pan, dilute the Gorgonzola D.O.P with a spoonful of cream and keep aside.

In the middle of each dish arrange the fillets and cover with Gorgonzola D.O.P previously diluted, then sprinkle with chopped nuts and decorate with julienne carrots.

Your Gorgonzola fillets are ready!

Enjoy your meal!

original recipe: https://www.galbani.it/ricette/filetto-di-vitello-con-gorgonzola-dop

Saving at home – Risotto baked in the oven

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The most famous version of baked risotto is the one made with a procedure similar to the Bolognese lasagne, that consists of layers of rice alternating with cheese and béchamel sauce.

You will need previously prepared tomato risotto.

Usually, when I make tomato risotto, I prepare it in abundance so that I have it ready for the next day to prepare this delicious recipe.

Let’s start:

RISOTTO BAKED IN THE OVEN

Ingredients for 4 people: 350 g of rice with tomato sauce – 300 g of cheese that melts easily – 240 g of cooked ham (or sliced turkey) – 500 ml of béchamel sauce – 3 tablespoons of breadcrumbs

Preparation:

First of all, heat the oven to 180 º. Slice the cheese thin enough and keep aside.

Take a baking dish and put a few tablespoons of béchamel sauce on the bottom, then create a layer of rice with tomato.

Level the rice well, pour a few more tablespoons of béchamel sauce, then put a layer of cooked ham (or sliced turkey) and cover with part of the cheese slices. Form a second layer of rice with tomato sauce, and proceed again creating a layer with béchamel sauce, again the Prosciutto Cotto (or sliced turkey) and finally the cheese.

Finish with a final layer of rice with tomato sauce, add a little béchamel sauce and sprinkle with breadcrumbs and bake in a hot oven for 25/30 minutes.

Let cool about 10 minutes before serving.

Enjoy your meal!

original recipe: https://www.galbani.it/ricette/risotto-al-forno

Saving at home – Spinach soup

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I don’t know about you, but I like to eat soups with this cold weather. Today we will see how to make spinach velvety.

Besides everything, served hot is an ideal dish for these winter days, but also suitable for the summer in the cold version!

Let’s start:

SPINACH SOUP

Ingredients for 4 people: 15 g d’olio extravergine d’oliva – 1 spicchio d’aglio – 1 cucchiaio di dado granulare – ½ bicchiere d’acqua – mezza confezione di Formaggio Fresco Spalmabile  – 400 g di spinaci già puliti

Preparation:

For this recipe you need a big pot. Without browning it, heat the olive oil together with the clove of garlic, (cleaned and washed). After about 4 minutes remove the garlic.

Then add the spinach, the granular nut and the water. Put the lid on and cook the preparation for 15 minutes. After the indicated time, turn off the heat.

At this point, with the help of a hand blender, blend your spinach smoothie. Once smoothed, add the fresh cream cheese (philadelphia or similar). Then, blend again until you get a creamy mixture. After completion, bring the dish to the table and serve it.

If you want, you can also add some croutons (fried pieces of bread).

Enjoy your meal!

original recipe: https://www.galbani.it/ricette/vellutata-di-spinaci

Saving at home – Fried mozzarella

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Here we are again with a recipe to have absolutely in our recipe book: fried mozzarella, a tasty dish and easy to make, which you will prepare with mozzarella bites.

Let’s start:

FRIED MOZZARELLA

Ingredients for 4 people: 1 bag of cherry mozzarella (you can also use a package of mozzarella that you will then cut into squares) – 100 g flour – 5 tablespoons breadcrumbs – 3 eggs – oil for frying – salt

Preparation:

First you need to cut the mozzarella into squares (if you use the already prepared morsels, you will skip this step).

At the end of the operation, pass the mozzarella cubes first in the flour, then in the egg (together with a pinch of salt) and finally in the breadcrumbs.

If the breading is not hard enough repeat it several times.

At this point fry the morsels in hot oil for 1-2 minutes or until the crust is formed.

Then drain the morsels of your fried mozzarella with the help of a skimming ladle.
Be careful not to pierce them.

As you proceed in frying, place your mozzarella on absorbing paper.

Serve the dish steaming hot.

Enjoy your meal!

original recipe: https://www.galbani.it/ricette/mozzarella-fritta

Saving at home – Salted crepes filled with cream cheese

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Today we will see an easy recipe that will surely please children, not only for the taste but also for the arrangement on the plate.

However, these crepes are a very tasty dish appreciated by both adults and children. Their neutral dough makes them perfect for both sweet and savoury preparations.

In both cases they won’t last long on the table!

Let’s start:

SALTED CREPES WITH CREAM CHEESE

Ingredients for 4 people: 1 egg – 65 g flour 00 – 125 ml milk – 10 g butter Melted plus q.b. to butter the pan – 1 pinch of salt – soft cheese – 10 cherry tomatoes – half a carrot

Preparation:

Let’s start with the dough. In a bowl pour the milk and add the egg, melted butter and a pinch of salt. With a whip, beat it well.

Add the sifted flour and always with the whisk mix well trying to avoid the formation of lumps. Let the dough rest for 10 minutes. Meanwhile wash the tomatoes and cut them in half. Clean the carrot and cut 4 carrot threads of the same length.

Take a small pan and let it heat well on the stove; grease it with a knob of butter. With a ladle take some dough and slide it to the center of the pan, let it rotate to spread the mixture on the whole bottom. Cook for 2 minutes and turn the crêpe to finish cooking for another minute. Proceed like this throughout the dough.

You should get 8 waffles. In two serving plates arrange in the middle a row of 5 half of tomatoes turned with the skin upwards. At one end add two carrot threads as if to make antennas.

Take the crêpes stuffed, each with cream cheese (about 1 spoon). Fold them in 4, then arrange on the serving plate 4 crêpes as to form the wings of a butterfly (then put two crêpes per side compared to the row of tomatoes).

Your tasty salted crepes filled with cream cheese are ready!

Enjoy your meal!

original recipe: https://www.galbani.it/ricette/crepes-salate-ripiene-di-formaggino

Saving at home – Mini pizzas ready in less than 30 minutes

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How many times would you like to prepare pizza, but then you are discouraged by the long leavening times?

Today we will see the secret of these pizzas ready in less than 30 minutes: a fast and surprising dough that does not need leavening. With speck (or turkey), stracchino cheese (or other soft cheese), mozzarella and zucchini as a garnish, this recipe is a delicious appetizer perfect for an appetizer with friends and, of course, also with the family.

Let’s start:

MINI PIZZAS READY IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES

Ingredients for 4 people: 1 jar of Greek yogurt 170 g – 1 jar of flour type 00 – 3 g of instant yeast for savory pies – ½ teaspoon of salt – 250 g of tomato puree – 1 courgette – 200 g of stracchino (or other soft cheese) – 150 g of mozzarella cheese – 100 g bacon sticks (or turkey) – extra virgin olive oil – oregano

Preparation:

First, collect the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Add the yogurt and knead quickly: the result will be a more or less homogeneous dough. Roll it out with a rolling pin on a floured work surface until you get a sheet of dough about ½ cm thick. Using a 6-8 cm diameter plate cut into disks and place them gradually on a baking tray lined with baking paper.

Set aside while preparing the ingredients for the filling: pour the tomato sauce into a dish and season with salt and oil; cut the zucchini into thin rounds and roughly chop the mozzarella. Season each pizza with tomato sauce and oregano and garnish four of them with stracchino and zucchini, four with mozzarella and speck (or turkey) and the remaining four leave them like this. Go over them all with a pinch of oregano and complete with a drizzle of raw oil.

Bake the pizzas in a preheated static oven at 200 º C for about 15 minutes, monitoring the level of browning.

Your mini pizzas are ready to be served!

Enjoy your meal!

original recipe: https://www.cucchiaio.it/ricetta/pizzette-pronte-in-meno-di-30-minuti/

Saving at home – Mini Dessert with cream and raspberries

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Hi everyone!

These mini desserts with cream and raspberries are tasty and delicate single servings, ideal to serve after dinner.

The recipe is very simple and it can be prepared in a short time. In 25 minutes they are ready to be served. Practically perfect!

If you don’t find the raspberries, you can replace them with other seasonal fruit.

Let’s start:

MINI DESSERTS WITH CREAM AND RASPBERRIES

Ingredients for 4 people: 250 ml of whole milk – the peel of 1 untreated lemon – 2 yolks – 50 g granulated sugar – 30 g corn starch – 150 ml whipped cream – 40 g powdered sugar.
To garnish: raspberries – fresh mint leaves – icing sugar

Preparation:

Bring the milk to the boiling point along with the finely grated lemon zest. Meanwhile, in a separate saucepan, beat the egg yolks with sugar using a pair of electric whisks.

Add the sifted corn starch to the whipped eggs, all at once, and stir to blend perfectly. Pour on the mixture hot milk, flush, stirring constantly. Put on the heat and let the cream thicken, stirring often, until it is boiling. At this point remove it from heat, transfer it into a glass bowl, cover with contact food film and let it cool.

Whip the cream, very cold from the refrigerator, in a container with the help of an electric mixer and, when it begins to become consistent, add the sifted powdered sugar. Continue to whip until the final consistency and then incorporate it into the custard cream which, by now, should have reached room temperature. Take care to perform this operation very gently and in several times, stirring with a spatula from bottom to top.

Transfer the diplomatic cream so obtained inside single-portion cups, garnish with raspberries, mint and sprinkle with icing sugar to taste. You can immediately serve the mini desserts with cream and raspberries or keep them in the refrigerator until consumption.

Enjoy your meal!

original recipe: https://www.cucchiaio.it/ricetta/mini-dessert-alla-crema-e-lamponi/

Saving at home – Rice balls with saffron and peas

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Here we are with another quick and easy recipe perfect to share both with family and friends: a finger food simply irresistible: the rice balls with saffron and peas.

Let’s start:

RICE BALLS WITH SAFFRON AND PEAS

Ingredients for 4 people: 200 g rice – 25 g butter – 30 g grated Parmesan cheese – 1 sachet of saffron powder – 150 g cooked peas – 2 eggs – breadcrumbs – fresh parsley – peanut oil for frying – salt – pepper

Preparation:

Preparing saffron and peas rice balls is really simple. Bring to the boil a saucepan with water, a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, saffron and coarse salt.

When the water starts boiling add the rice and cook for 10-12 minutes, then drain well and transfer into a bowl with the cooked peas. Add butter, parmesan, chopped parsley and stir, adding salt and pepper to taste. Let cool well. With your hands moistened, form the rice balls.

Pass them first in the beaten eggs and then in the breadcrumbs so as to cover them evenly. You can also repeat the step twice, to have a double breading.

Fry in plenty of hot oil at 170 ºC. until golden brown.

Drain with a ladle and serve the rice balls with saffron and peas still warm.

Enjoy your meal!

original recipe: https://www.cucchiaio.it/ricetta/polpettine-di-riso-allo-zafferano-piselli-e-parmigiano/