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Turkey Stew Recipe – La Cucina Italiana – Italian Cuisine

  • 650 g turkey meat cut into large dice
  • 200 g tomato fillets
  • 100 g bean sprouts
  • 100 g pitted green olives
  • 40 g hulled onion
  • parsley
  • olive oil
  • dry white wine
  • black pepper
  • salt

For the recipe of turkey stew, sauté the minced onion with 3 tablespoons of oil. Brown the meat and when it is well colored, moisten it with half a glass of wine, letting it evaporate over a high flame. Add the chopped tomato, the soy and the pitted olives. Add salt, pepper, cover and cook for about 30 minutes. Serve the stew sprinkled with finely chopped parsley.

Brazilian beef stew

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  • 2tbsp vegetable oil
  • 500g leg of beef, cut in chunks
  • 2 medium onions
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 200ml red wine
  • 200ml freshly brewed coffee
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 4 large tomatoes, skinned and seeds removed
  • 400g can black beans, drained and rinsed

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To peel a tomato cut a small cross at the base and then drop into a bowl of boiling water. Leave for 10-15 seconds until the skins begin to loosen. Remove with a draining spoon and plunge into cold water before peeling off the skin.


  1. Heat the oil in a flame proof casserole. Add the beef and stir well until browned all over. Remove with a draining spoon and keep warm.
  2. Add the onions and cook gently for about 5 mins until golden brown. Add the garlic and cook for a minute. Stir in the flour and cook for a minute. Pour in the red wine and coffee and bring to the boil, stirring. Add the peppers and beef, cover and simmer gently for 45 mins.
  3. Add the tomatoes and drained beans. Cover and cook for a further 15 mins or until the beef is tender.

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How to make the stew (and an alternative recipe) – Italian Cuisine

A dish that can warm up and satisfy you with its strong flavor. Follow our advice and discover unusual ingredients to prepare it

The stew it is an ideal dish to face cold winter days. The classic preparation involves the use of meat as a basic ingredient, but the chef de The School of Italian Cuisine they advise to dare, using other products. Here three advice to prepare a steaming stew, with which to astonish guests.

1. The ingredients

In case you choose the meat as an ingredient we must prefer fat cuts is nerve: during cooking, the connective tissue will become gelatinous, making the pulp very soft and helping to enrich the juice.
Any other ingredient is chosen, like fish or vegetables, the dimension some pieces must be about 4 centimeters by 4 centimeters. In fact, these measures allow the cooking to soften the initial consistency.

2. Cooking

To prepare a stew, the first step is the searing from ingredients in a casserole with a fat component, such as butter or lard. This step allows you to concentrate the flavor and seal the juices inside.
The stew provides, then, one Slow cooking: the fire must be low and, if necessary, it is necessary to wet the ingredients with water or broth. For a more tasty version, in the case of a beef stew, you can add wine or milk, for a more delicate version.
There temperature it must not exceed the 80-90 ° C, to prevent the meat from drying too much.

3. The flour

There flour It is a fundamental ingredient in making stew, especially meat. Its function is to give one gilding greater, during the browning phase, as well as that of to tie there sauce. The attention must, however, be placed on the amount of this ingredient: dosing badly, you could ruin everything.

Alternative stew: the recipe

The concept of stew can decline beyond the classic preparations. The chefs de The School of Italian Cuisine in fact, they recommend one cuttlefish stew with celeriac and Jerusalem artichoke.

Ingredients for 4 people

300 g Sepia
200 g Celeriac
200 g Jerusalem artichoke
1 l Fish cartoon
30 g Chopped onion
Extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper


Cut the cuttlefish into strips and brown them in a saucepan with a little oil and the onion. Then sprinkle with the fish stock and continue cooking.
Cut the Jerusalem artichoke into small pieces, season with oil and salt; roast them in the oven for a few minutes.
Then peel the celeriac and cut it into cubes.
Once the cuttlefish are cooked, add the vegetables and cook.
Serve the cuttlefish stew hot.

If you want to learn other techniques in the kitchen, come to La Scuola de La Cucina Italiana!

Texts by Caterina Limido