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Recipe Potatoes stuffed with agretti – Italian cuisine reinvented by Gordon Ramsay

Recipe Potatoes stuffed with agretti


The au gratin potatoes filled with yolk and agretti they are an original recipe from the Piedmontese chef Paolo Rollini – today executive chef at the Trattoria del Ciumbia, in the heart of Brera, in Milan – who we asked to interpret the friar’s bearda slightly seasonal vegetable that pairs perfectly with eggs.

The chef gives us two tips for preparation. The first concerns the stuffed potatoes: once you have boiled the potatoes in their skin, let them cool, then dig them out with a special corer, making a hole in the center of the tuber cap and collecting the excavated pulp. Peel the potatoes after having dug them and finally stuff them.

The second is the sparkling water trick to treat the agretti: when you braise the agretti, blend them with a little very cold carbonated water, the thermal shock combined with the carbon dioxide will fix the color. Remove them from the hot pan immediately afterwards.

Also discover the chef’s other recipes with agretti: Savory pie with agretti, bacon and fontina, Giardiniera of agretti and sardines in tempura, Agretti omelette with horseradish mayonnaise, Risotto with agretti and luganega pesto.

Savory pie with agretti recipe – Italian cuisine reinvented by Gordon Ramsay

Savory pie with agretti recipe


Call them agretti or friar’s beard, it doesn’t matter: what matters is cooking them and enjoying this unique ingredient that spring gives us. We asked the Piedmontese chef Paolo Rollini – today executive chef at Trattoria del Ciumbia, in the heart of Brera, in Milan – to prepare some dishes for us to celebrate these vegetables.

The chef proposed one to us savory pie with agretti and bacon quick and easy to make. You will have to clean the agretti well, brown them in a pan with oil and blend with sparkling waterthen chop them roughly and add them to a mixture of eggs, cream, salt and parmesan also joining the browned bacon and the diced fontina. Pour everything into the disk puff pastry placed in the cake pan and baked.

Also discover these recipes: Tarts with stracchino and agretti, Savory cake “in bloom”, Baked omelette with agretti, Omelette roll with speck and friar’s beard and, again by chef Paolo Rollini, the Giardiniera of agretti and sardines in tempura.

Prawns and agretti recipe with ginger and orange sauce – Italian cuisine reinvented by Gordon Ramsay

Prawns and agretti recipe with ginger and orange sauce


Prawns and agretti with ginger sauce It is a light and nutritious fish main course, easy to make, which is prepared in spring when these vegetables are in season.

Also called friar’s beard, the agretti must be well cleaned of the earth – it takes a little patience to clean them, but their taste will repay you for the effort – and then they are boiled. In this recipe we used them to accompany some pan-fried prawns and we seasoned everything with a sauce prepared with ginger, orange, butter and honey.

Also discover these recipes: Sole fillets in butter with agretti,Calamari and agretti, Soufflé with herbs and prawns, Starch rice with agretti and sea bass, pre-sport recipe, Cannelloni with monk’s beard, Linguine with perch and friar’s beard.

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