A new contest of La Cucina Italiana begins with Giovanni Rana: taking part is easy and… sweet!
Would you like to see your recipe published on La Cucina Italiana?
Here is an opportunity to try!
La Cucina Italiana has indeed launched a contest with Giovanni Rana for creative and original cooking i sweet ravioli with chocolate, a new and limited edition product thanks to which you can offer an incredible dessert in a few minutes or indulge in imaginative creations, to be combined with fruit, whipped cream, candied fruit and spices.
Do you know what the beautiful thing is?
The recipes are always fast and within everyone's reach. Instead, what is needed is a little inventiveness. But we will help you in this too!
Follow our suggestions and participate.
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO IN BRIEF
Create your recipe with Giovanni Rana's Sweet Ravioli with Chocolate and your favorite ingredients.
Prepare it, plate it up and take a nice photo of the ingredients.
Post the photo on Instagram with the hashtag #ilLatoDolceDiRana telling us your recipe.
Tag @giovanniranaita, @lacucinaitaliana and someone special you want to dedicate dessert to.
You have until December 31, 2021.
Read the regulation in detail.
Before starting, we recommend that you look at our recipes
The pastry chef of La Cucina Italiana has created five simple and delicious desserts using the new sweet ravioli with chocolate by Giovanni Rana and many delicious seasonal ingredients. We observed it, took notes of the passages, and we tell you about them to inspire you.
A sweet sprint
You will immediately realize that to cook sweet ravioli with Rana chocolate you need very little time (1 minute to fry them and 6 to sauté them in butter) and a lot of imagination to season them, garnish them and serve them in a different way.
You are ready?
After reading and experimenting with the recipes of La Cucina Italiana, invent your own. Prepare the dessert, plate it up and photograph it, highlighting the ingredients you have chosen and using plates and tablecloths that enhance it.
How to write the post for Instagram
Post the photo of your dessert on your Instagram profile with the hashtag #theSweetSideOfRanto. Dedicate it to someone special to you, tag it and explain why.
An important note: participation in the initiative is not subject to the purchase of the product and the photograph can portray the combined ingredients and not necessarily the ravioli.
The most creative recipe
By 31 December 2020, the editorial staff of La Cucina Italiana chooses the most creative post or the one with the most original or delicious recipe. But it doesn't stop there.
The author is invited to perform his recipe in the kitchen of the Pastificio Rana in Verona, with a photographer documenting the preparation: the dish and the cook thus become the protagonists of an advertorial article in the February 2021 issue of La Cucina Italiana.
This year, however – we know it well – is a bit different than usual, and projects often have to adapt to the limitations caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. If it is not possible to take the shots in Giovanni Rana's headquarters, the editorial staff of La Cucina Italiana will interpret the best recipe, and an interview with the author and his photo will be included in the dedicated advertorial.
Don't forget that sweet ravioli have a big heart
Before moving on to the recipes, we remind you that the sweet ravioli with Rana chocolate are not only tasty to eat, but they are good for you. In other words, they are good on the inside for their unexpected and greedy taste, and they are good on the outside because they support those most in need through a solidarity project. In fact, for each package purchased of sweet ravioli with chocolate, Pastificio Rana will donate two fresh products from its line to Banco Alimentare, which will distribute them to charitable structures throughout the Italian territory, to bring a moment of joy and goodness to people's tables. more in difficulty. "
Our recipe: Sweet ravioli with chocolate stir-fried with vanilla custard, ladyfingers alchermes and raspberries
Duration: 45 min
Servings: 4 people
A pack of sweet ravioli with Rana chocolate
500 g whole milk
240 g ladyfingers
70 g sugar
20 g butter
18 g corn starch
1 vanilla pod
4 egg yolks
4 tablespoons of alchermes
Prepare the custard
In a saucepan, heat the milk with the vanilla. Meanwhile, in a bowl separate the yolks from the whites. Mix with the 60 g of sugar and 15 g of corn starch.
When the milk boils, remove the vanilla, pour it over the egg yolks and mix. Put the mixture back into the saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly, making sure that no lumps form, until it becomes a soft cream. Turn off the heat and let it cool.
Cook the ravioli in a pan with 20 g of butter, 1 tablespoon of sugar and 300 g of water for 6 minutes.
Divide the custard into four bowls. In each, lay two sautéed ravioli on top. Add some pieces of ladyfingers sprinkled with alchermes and a sprinkling of cocoa.