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Recipe Baskets with vegetables on spinach splash – Italian Cuisine


  • 400 g broccoli
  • 160 g boiled chickpeas
  • 150 g late red Treviso chicory
  • 125 g spinach
  • 70 g flour plus a little
  • 40 g variegated radicchio heart
  • 1 egg white
  • chili pepper
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

For the recipe of baskets with vegetables on a "splash" of spinach, blend the chickpeas by adding a little water, pass them through a sieve, add them to the flour and egg white, season with salt and pepper and mix until a homogeneous mixture is obtained. Flour the work surface, lie down on the dough and work it to obtain a sheet of about 3-4 mm thick. Divide the dough into six discs (ø 12 cm).

Brush 6 round molds (ø 10 cm) with extra virgin olive oil, cover them with the 6 puff disks and bake them in a fan oven at 180 ° C for 12 '. Keep some spinach leaves aside, choosing from the most tender, blanch the others in boiling salted water for 2 ', then dip them in water and ice; drain them without squeezing them and blend them with 20 g of oil, a pinch of salt and a mince of pepper (spinach cream).

Peel and divide the broccoli into small florets; sauté them in a pan with a tablespoon of oil, a pinch of salt and one of chili pepper for 5 ', then add a little water and let them soften for another 5'. Wash and peel the red radicchio, removing the outer leaves, then cut it into strips; cut the variegated radicchio heart into strips, add the spinach leaves kept aside and the sautéed broccoli florets, season with a drizzle of raw oil and a pinch of salt. Sprinkle a generous spoonful of spinach cream in the center of each plate, lay a basket on top of each plate, fill each basket with vegetables and serve.

Filo pasta baskets with lentils and cotechino – Italian Cuisine

»Filo pasta baskets with lentils and cotechino


Cook the cotechino in a saucepan with plenty of water. If you use fresh cotechino cooking times are longer, depending on the size. In case you have chosen to cook a precooked cotechino, the cooking time is about 15 minutes. Once cooked, remove the silver envelope and then the skin, and slice it.

Prepare the lentils. Prepare a mixture of celery, carrot and onion and fry in a pan with the oil. Add lentils and salted, flavored with rosemary and cooked, pepper to taste.

Prepare the baskets of filo pastry by brushing the first sheet of phyllo with oil. Overlap the second sheet of phyllo and brush it too. Cut out regular phyllous squares and place them in the molds as a basket.
Bake in ventilated oven at 180 degrees for a few minutes, checking visually. Pasta fillo cooks very quickly!
Let it cool before unmolding and set aside.

Just before serving, fill the fennel baskets with lentils and garnish with pieces of cotechino.

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What a package this Christmas! Here are the Christmas baskets of Eataly – Italian Cuisine

What a package this Christmas! Here are the Christmas baskets of Eataly


To avoid unpleasant surprises and gifts, Christmas baskets are back. With witty wishes and prices for all budgets, Eataly makes it easy to make a personalized gift (which will be really appreciated)

If the idea of ​​a Christmas basket it seems a trivial gift, it is up to you to recede. Because there are packages and parcels. There are those assembled with little care, with discounted products, packaged in an uninviting way. And then there are the packages of Eataly: fun, beautiful to see, full of good things.

Directly under the tree

I'm more than 20 and each of them contains everything in its own way the best of Italian food and wine tradition. Each basket has a witty name so as to personalize your gift according to your recipient, with the aim of giving a smile thanks to phrases that ironically over small lies and typical sayings of parties.
Eataly's gift boxes are available in various prices for all budgets … and for all tastes!

Better a good salami than a diamond!

Some examples? For the superstitious, the parcel "Lentils bring luck" it costs only 9.90 euros and includes everything you need to prepare the traditional cotechino party; "I prefer to make useful gifts" it contains the bottle of Barbera Briccotondo Fontanafredda, the sweet truffles of Antica Torroneria, the striped penne Afeltra – pasta of Gragnano PGI, the Vergnano coffee 200% arabica, the Cotechino Modena IGP of Ferrari, the Bella di Cerignola olives, and give a gift pleasure with € 29.90. For gourmands who do not mind the scale, choose the ironic "It's all dietary", a basket full of sweets like the Cremonese torrone di Rivoltini, the Caffarel gianduiotti and the 67% dark chocolate bar and Golosi di Salute orange. Do you want to be "beautiful", but remaining humble? There is "Imagine, it's just a little thought", a package from 399.90 euro with a selection of real food and wine, from a reserve of Barolo with saffron in pistils to Parmigiano Reggiano. Then there are baskets for those who buy only organic or only 0 km, a package made only of pasta, one for those who prefer salty and one for women who have always claimed that it is "Better a good salami than a diamond". Without forgetting the gift that also allows you to do a good deed: with the support package "At Christmas we are all better" we contribute to help Casa Oz in Turin, which welcomes sick children and their families. The price is € 40.90 and includes the Panettone Tuttuvetta by Tommaso Muzzi, the Moscato d'Asti Moncucco of Fontanafredda, the sweet tartufini of the Antica Torroneria, the hazelnut cream of Golosi di Salute, the gianduia tablet of Caffarel, the Offelle di Parona of the Brothers Collivasone and the Scyavuru orange marmalade.

A gift to the environment

And so Christmas will no longer be a "package", not even for the environment. Eataly's gift boxes are new and respectful of nature because made in recycled paper. They also own the FSC certification which ensures the correct contribution to responsible forest management with transparency.

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