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Grapefruit Chiffon cake recipe – Italian Cuisine


  • 170 g caster sugar
  • 140 g flour
  • 50 g rice oil
  • 40 g of pistachio grain
  • 30 g cane sugar
  • salt
  • 5 g baking powder for cakes
  • 4 pcs eggs
  • Timut pepper
  • pomelo
  • pink grapefruit

For the grapefruit chiffon cake recipe, whip up the egg yolks with 70 g of granulated sugar and a pinch of salt. Stir in the oil and then 80 g of grapefruit juice; add 1/2 teaspoon of ground Timut pepper and 1/2 teaspoon of grated grapefruit peel and, finally, the flour and baking powder, sifting them. Whisk the egg whites with the brown sugar and gently incorporate them into the mixture. Pour everything into a chiffon cake mold or into a smooth donut mold (ø 19 cm, h 9 cm); cook in a fan oven at 160 ° C for 50 minutes. Take the chiffon cake out of the oven, turn it over without removing it from the mold and let it cool for 1 hour. When turning it out of shape, pass a small knife inside, along the edge, to detach it. Brush the edge with a syrup prepared by boiling the juice of 1 grapefruit with 100 g of granulated sugar for 5 minutes. Let the chopped pistachios adhere. Peel 3-4 slices of pomelo, shell the pulp and distribute it on the chiffon cake (it is called this because it is airy and soft as a veil).

Recipe Pasta and cream of broccoli with anchovies, hazelnuts and grapefruit – Italian Cuisine


  • 1 kg broccoli
  • 200 g macaroni type pasta
  • 40 g peeled hazelnuts
  • 12 pcs anchovies
  • fresh chilli
  • anchovy paste
  • pink grapefruit
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • pepper
  • salt

For the recipe of pasta and cream of broccoli with anchovies, hazelnuts and grapefruit, clean the broccoli, keeping aside the most beautiful florets. Cook them in plenty of boiling salted water for 7-8 minutes; drain and blend with 4 tablespoons of oil, adjusting with salt and pepper. Fillet the anchovies and cut them into small pieces. Brown them in a non-stick pan with a drizzle of oil and a pinch of salt on the side of the skin for 2 minutes. Boil the pasta in plenty of boiling salted water, draining it a couple of minutes before the times indicated on the package; keep a little cooking water aside.
Blanch the florets kept aside for 2-3 minutes, drain and brown them in a pan with the macaroni, a pinch of anchovy paste and a few slices of fresh chilli pepper for 1 minute, then add 1 ladle of the pasta cooking water cook for 2-3 more minutes. Break up the hazelnuts.
Grate the grapefruit rind. Spread the broccoli cream on the plates, place the macaroni and broccoli florets on top; complete with the chopped hazelnuts, 1 teaspoon of grated grapefruit peel and serve.

February: grapefruit centrifuge – La Cucina Italiana – Italian Cuisine


Whether it is yellow and a little bitter or pink, slightly sweeter, the grapefruit it is a fruit that should not be lacking in our diet, especially if we are about to start a diet.
Rich in fiber and vitamins A, B, C and flavonoids, it has the ability to accelerate the transformation of fats into energy and is an excellent disinfectant of the digestive system.
Grapefruit seeds, finally, are used in the preparation of many natural medicines and not because they are powerful antibiotics. They are very effective against sore throats and coughs.

Contraindications

Grapefruit is rich in properties, but does not overuse it because if consumed in excess it can inhibit the absorption of some drugs. Always ask for your doctor's opinion.

Recipe of the grapefruit centrifuge

Also February as January will be a detox month and then at breakfast or snack stimulate your metabolism with a good centrifuge based on orange, grapefruit (better pink), carrot and lemon. To prepare it you simply peel the citrus fruit, a small piece of fresh ginger and carrots and then centrifuge everything. If you have time, also eliminate all seeds from fruit.
It is not necessary to sweeten because the carrot is already sweet enough.
If you like it, add a pinch of cinnamon.

Grapefruit is excellent to drink as a juice along with orange and lemon, and gives a special aroma to many sweet and savory dishes.
Have you ever tried it in salads, or with meat and fish?
Here are some recipes cooked on the stove of our redazineche we invite you to try.

5 recipes with grapefruit