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Recipe Shrimp and artichoke salad with turnips and pecorino – Italian Cuisine

  • 90 g pecorino cheese
  • 8 pcs red prawns
  • 4 pcs artichoke hearts cleaned with a piece of stem
  • 2 pcs turnips
  • 1 pc lemon
  • salt
  • extra virgin olive oil

For the recipe of shrimp and artichoke salad with turnips and pecorino, clean the prawns, removing the shell and the brown bowel. Cut the artichoke hearts in half and remove the internal barbina with the help of a digger. Bring a saucepan to boil with salted water. Scald the prawns for 30 seconds. Drain, acidulate the cooking water with the lemon juice and cook the artichokes for 7-8 minutes. Peel the turnips and cut them into thin slices. Grate the pecorino in large flakes. Serve the prawns and the artichokes, completing with the slices of turnip and the flakes of pecorino; season everything with a little oil and a pinch of salt.

Shrimp skewers at Angostura – Italian Cuisine – Italian Cuisine

Angostura is an ingredient in many cocktails, but with this bitter you can even cook. Here is an idea with a drop of bitter

It takes its name from a small town in Venezuela, born as a natural medicine and today is widely used in many bars. Angostura is an ingredient in cocktails like Manhattan, Old Fashioned or Rob Roy. It is a bitter, bitter, but it also lends itself well to the preparation of dishes, like this one.

For 8 skewers (5 crayfish each)

1/2 cup of olive oil
1 grated peel of a large lemon
1/4 of lemon juice
1/4 cup of chopped coriander (or parsley)
1 tablespoon of Angostura
2 crushed garlic cloves
1 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of hot sauce
1 kg of large prawns, with tails and carapace
8 skewers


In a non-metallic bowl, mix all the ingredients except prawns.

Peel the prawns from the carapace but keep the tails. Dip the prawns in the marinade, cover and leave in the fridge for 1-2 hours.
drain the prawns and put them on the skewers.

Heat a cast iron grill or non-stick pan. When it is hot, place the skewers and cook them. Turn them only when they come off easily, after about 3 minutes. Leave a few seconds on the other side too, remove from the grid and serve immediately.

Shrimp: 30 delicious recipes – Italian Cuisine – Italian Cuisine

Sweet, tasty, delicious and beautiful. Here's how to insert shrimp into an extraordinary menu: from appetizers to second courses

Easy to clean, easy to find and cheaper than other crustaceans: shrimps.
From the classics in cocktail sauce, to the more exotic to accompany with coconut dressing, not to forget bold recipes that want them very spicy, lend themselves to endless preparations. But before thinking about how to cook them, some simple rules for choose them at the fish counter. First, sniff them: they must not give off unpleasant odors. The shrimp fresh to the touch then, turn out rather firm and consistent so it is better not to buy them if they are soggy. Finally it is better be wary of those with too dark a head which could reveal a massive dose of sulfites (in the link all the information).

Once you have selected the product, the time has come to go wild with the recipes! For the menu you can think of proposing it as a rich appetizer, as the heart of a precious first or to characterize a second refined.

You just have to choose between: sformatini of marinated sole and prawns, ravioli with beet emulsion, cannelloni with oranges, salmon pâté and prawns, saute, sformatini with Chinese cabbage, vegetables and prawns, with curry mayonnaise mousse fried double with Jerusalem artichoke chips, pumpkin and prawns in tempura, crispy toast with shrimp and lard, risotto with tarragon with artichokes, roast salmon and cod stuffed with red prawns, pumpkin chips with almonds, swordfish rolls with vegetables, shrimp to the armorican, cannelloni with prawns and lentils, mantis shrimp and "triple" porcino, fregula with prawn broth, stuffed potatoes in shellfish broth, conchiglioni with salmon, zucchini and sauce, cshrimp harlotte, black beans and shrimp tails, gcreamy amberoni of cannellini, tortelli with fish and tofu in stock, mini cotolette, swirls of soles and shrimp, velvety cannellini and pasta, Russian-style Russian salad, risotto, vegetables and seafood e stew with rice Venus and onion.

Sauteed shrimp, endives and orange
Sauteed shrimp, endives and orange.

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