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Octopus recipe with lime puree – Italian Cuisine


  • an octopus
  • 600 g potatoes
  • 150 g milk
  • 100 g butter
  • 2 files
  • half onion
  • laurel
  • salt
  • extra virgin olive oil

For the octopus recipe with lime puree, wash it and remove the beak
which is attached to the tentacles. Bring a casserole over the heat with plenty of salted water flavored with onion and a bay leaf.
Immerse the octopus in boiling water and boil it for about 40 minutes. Finally drain it, cut off the tentacles and divide the rest into large pieces. Heat a frying pan with a veil of oil on the lively flame and toast the octopus for 2-3 minutes until it becomes crisp.
For the puree: prepare it while cooking the octopus: peel the potatoes, cut them into slices
and boil it in plenty of salted water for 20-25 minutes; drain them, mix them vigorously with milk and butter using a whisk, until you get a mashed grainy consistency; set salt and add the juice of the 2 files. Serve the octopus with the puree, accompanying as desired with croutons.

Roast pork recipe with ginger carrot puree – Italian Cuisine


  • 900 g pork belly
  • 600 g carrots
  • 2 Golden apples
  • a clove of garlic
  • grated fresh ginger
  • rosemary
  • laurel
  • Juniper berries
  • dry white wine
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt

For the recipe of roast pork with mashed carrots with ginger, marinate for a hour and 30 minutes the cup with 2 amonds of rosemary, the clove of garlic crushed with peel, 3-4 tablespoons of oil, some berries of juniper, a few bay leaves and salt. Put it on then
with the marinade at 180 ° C for 40 minutes; add half a glass of white wine and continue cooking for another 30 minutes.
For the carrot puree: peel the carrots, cut them into thin slices and cook them in a saucepan with a drizzle of oil for 3 minutes; wipe them with half a glass of wine, stir and continue
cooking for another 12-13 minutes, then add a ladle of water, add salt and cook for 20 minutes with the covered saucepan. Finally, add a tablespoon of ginger and blend everything. Cut the apples into very thin slices, spread them on a plate lined with baking paper and cook at 160 ° C in ventilated mode for 25 minutes. Cut the cup into slices, sprinkle with its cooking liquid and accompany it with the carrot puree and the baked apples.