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Salmon tartare: 5 ideas for a light lunch – Italian Cuisine

How to prepare crudités at home as good as those in the restaurant and the best combinations to create dishes with an exotic or Mediterranean twist

Fresh, light and delicious at the same time. The tartare is very good and very easy to prepare: why eat it only at the restaurant? Once we have learned the basic technique, we will be able to make tasty dishes with an exotic soul, perfect for a light lunch or to start dinner on the right foot. We think of salmon before thinking about tartare: the perfect fish for preparation is a fresh, barbed and private skin salmon fillet. Like all cases in which raw fish is consumed, it must be felled in freezer for 96 hours at -20 ° C or buy it already felled from the fishmonger. Once you have taken the salmon fillet suitable for a raw consumption then, it is necessary wash it, dry it well and prepare it for cutting. Make then of the strips of about 1 cm in width from which you will start to make the cubes. Depending on the preparations and your personal taste, the dimensions may vary: the larger the pieces of fish, the more intense the feeling of raw will be. And now that the base is ready, let's have fun with the best recipes!

With the sprouts

To prepare a delicious tartare with salmon, sprouts and soy sauce, cut the fish fillet with a knife to obtain cubes about half a centimeter per side. Add them to the soy sauce with a teaspoon of rice oil and leave to rest for about 10 minutes. Portion it with a spoon, add half a teaspoon of sesame seeds and complete with bean sprouts and edible flowers to taste.

Mediterranean style

This preparation enhances the authentic flavors of our kitchen, adding a small exotic twist. Then season the diced salmon with a splash of lime, extra virgin olive oil, a pinch of salt and freshly ground pepper. Complete with tropea onion, capers and some avocada cubes. Enrich to taste with cherry tomatoes and finely chopped olives.

With mango

Those who love tropical fruit will not be able to resist this version. In a coppapasta create a base with diced avocado and season with lime, salt and pepper. Then form a layer of coarsely chopped salmon and season with oil, salt and pepper to taste. Complete with a layer of diced mango, remove the mold and serve.

With mayonnaise

To make this creamy version, season the salome with a spoonful of mayonnaise and finely chopped chives. Complete to taste with herbs and serve it alone or as a tasty filling for sandwiches.

With the avocado

Here you go on the classic! To make this tartare, prepare a base with diced avocado (preferably ripe) and seasoned with lime, salt and pepper. Complete with a layer of salmon enriched with chopped red onion, a drizzle of oil, salt and a pinch of pepper.

Beach lunch – Italian Cuisine – Italian Cuisine

How to organize and what to bring for the beach lunch: tricks and things to remember for a perfect picnic on the sand

Lunch on the beach brings with itaroma of the holidays: pure freedom, lots of relaxation and the desire to enjoy the sea until the last minute of the sun. The important thing is to better organize and focus on simplicity. Yes, because instead of the usual sandwich bought at the last minute bringing to the beach the foods you love will be a way to take care of yourself and organize a meal in the name of wellness. Even on the beach.

Lunch on the beach: what to bring to drink

Hydration is essential. Remember that it is necessary to drink before feeling the stimulus of thirst. The water detoxifies, helps diuresis by promoting the elimination of toxins, deflating and stimulating cell regeneration. Here is a good reason to drink a lot and often, especially on the beach. Drinking two glasses of water before meals helps the feeling of satiety: add a refreshing salad and you're done.

To get everything you need for the day at the beach, fill up with water bottles and store them in a portable fridge or let them cool directly immersed in water. Beware of carbonated soft drinks and sugar-rich drinks: they are tempting, however they drink only temporarily. How about preparing iced tea directly at home? Just put two tea bags, or an infusion of flowers, in a bottle of warm water, then put in the fridge and let it rest for a night. If you want one refreshing drink for the beach exploits the power of citrus fruits: squeeze a lemon or an orange into the water and add fresh mint or a sprig of rosemary, precious against exhaustion and suitable for those suffering from low pressure.

Recipes for lunch on the beach

Toasts and sandwiches represent a timeless classic of lunch on the beach: we love them because they are delicious and whet the taste. So why not take the opportunity to prepare them with so many healthy ingredients and fresh? Turn your usual club sandwich into wellness by using toasted bread, avocado, smoked salmon and lots of grilled vegetables.


You can use the jars that you have at home as a container for one special sauce. From the famous Greek recipe with yogurt, cucumber and dill sauce, to guacamole, with the unmistakable taste of avocado, the fresh flavor of sauces will be a delight for the palate. Yes to seasonal vegetables, like the tomato, which in this period of the year offers the opportunity for salads and side dishes: cut into cubes, together with extra virgin olive oil and basil, it is perfect for a simple and tasty bruschetta with wholemeal bread. By the way, don't forget to bring melon and watermelon with you summer fruits, already cut into pieces and ready for tasting: your lunch on the beach will be perfect.

Where to have a lunch break in Cadorna in Milan – Italian Cuisine

Where to have a lunch break in Cadorna in Milan

El Pastée de Milan

Via Caradosso, 18
A small workshop of fresh pasta. Here you can choose between many formats of fresh pasta (also filled) of quality and match them with seasoning which more you prefer. The restaurant has very few tables available, but it is worth waiting for this delicious fresh pasta. Also from removal, both ready and to be cooked at home.
Average price: € 6-10

Puccia’s Brothers

Piazza Virgilio, 3
Puglia to savor with one of its most loved street food, the puccia. Three dimensions of excellent Salento bread (normal, XL and XXL) and lots of ingredients to stuff it.
Average price: € 6-10

Natural Break

Via Giovanni Boccaccio, 15
fast food and take away to greet, where you will find mainly food vegetarian. Toast, centrifuged, salads is salads prepared with healthy but tasty ingredients. For a lunch break light.
Average price: € 6-10

To the three bites

Via Terraggio, 1
Great variety of sandwiches, wraps, salads is unique dishes. This small room is perfect for a lunch break genuine and tasty, but also for a appetizer post work.
Average price: € 7-10

Patti Bakery & Bistrò – Track 11

Just outside the Cadorna train station, a room with a wide offer and an excellent value for money. Slice of Pizza, sandwiches, vegetables, first is second courses. In addition, the possibility to choose from a special menu with a small surcharge.
Average price: € 7-12

Excuse me

Via Giacomo Leopardi, 13
Pasta in all its Italian glory. So many formats and sauces to season it, in a place that will make you feel seriously at home. Scarpetta compulsory.
Average price: € 7-12


Via Vincenzo Monti, 32
A shop having to be able to taste so many Italian tastes: sandwiches and Saltimbocca with cured meat is cheeses, salads, first and second courses of the day. Plus, you can buy many traditional regional products.
Average price: € 8-14

Viveca Pizza & Food

Via Aurelio Saffi, 2
Restaurant specializing in grilled meats and thin pizza and light, prepared without yeast or with special flours, such as kamut flour.
Average price: € 10-12


Via Terraggio, 13
Do you want to eat a really good American hamburger? Here you can only be satisfied: Hamburger, spare ribs of pork, caesar salad, pulled pork is fries in multiple versions. A paradise for food lovers made in the USA.
Average price: € 10-15

From scratch

Via Bernardino Luini, 9
Just take a few more minutes to eat one real pizza bell, more precisely Cilento. Da Zero offers fried dishes and pizzas prepared to perfection, with particular attention to the typical flavors of Cilento and selected ingredients among the local excellence.
Average price: € 15-20

The School of Italian Cuisine: Midday Kitchen

Via San Nicolao, 7
Lunch break together with the chefs of La Scuola of La Cucina Italiana: three courses, prepared in 45 minutes in front of the diners, who will be able to satisfy all the curiosities, asking directly to the chef. The cookbook he goes home. Only on selected dates, with a different menu. Find out by clicking here.
Price: € 18

Temakinho Magenta

Via Giovanni Boccaccio, 4
A colorful lunch break, where the kitchen Japanese meets that Brazilian, giving life to irresistible flavors. Ingredients of quality and preparations sought: sushi in roll or temaki, ceviche, tartare and original appetizers.
Average price: € 20-25

Other places to try

In addition, try also To the Kiss (Via Vincenzo Monti, 15), where you can enjoy different menus presented in a fun way; Poké Samba (Via San Nicolao, 2) where you can compose your own takeaway poké; workshop (Via San Nicolao, 10) with a varied menu and good genuine cuisine; Sloan Square (Piazza Luigi Cadorna, 2), pub with craft beers to have lunch or aperitif; Ghe Sem (Via Vincenzo Monti, 26), a famous restaurant that offers Chinese ravioli with Italian-style fillings and has opened its second branch in Cadorna.

La Pausa Dolce: where to eat dessert

Don't you want to miss the dessert? For those with a sweet tooth who do not want to end their meal with a sweet special, but also for those who want to make a sweet snack, here are 4 places not to be missed.


Corso Magenta, 32
Between the best Sicilian cannoli in Milan, crunchy and filled with a delicious cream. In fine weather, too Sicilian granita with brioche.


Via Giovanni Boccaccio, 9
In the summer you want to do lunch break with ice cream? This artisan ice cream shop is the right place to do it. In winter, try the hot chocolate.


Via Monti, 26
Historical and prestigious artisan pastry shop, where you can enjoy desserts prepared with top quality materials.

Patisserie des reves

Corso Magenta, 7
For lovers of French pastry, dessert is served: Pain Au Chocolat, madeleines, macarons and much more.

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