Category Archive: Secondi

Mar 09

Salmone al Cartoccio

I received a special request from a friend to post a salmon recipe, here it is! A super easy and quick way to prepare salmon, I am not even sure it can be classified as a recipe! Because salmon has an intense flavor I decided to make it using very few ingredients. Also I chose …

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Feb 22

Red Snapper Baked with Potatoes

Fish baked with potatoes is a classic. The potatoes baked with the fish are deliciously tasty, and the the grape tomatoes add a nice touch of sweetness. This is how I made this red snapper. Ingredients one red snapper (1.5 lb), cleaned Italian parsley few slices of lemon 5 large Yukon Gold potatoes some grape …

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Feb 10

Coniglio con le Olive alla Ligure (Rabbit with Olives)

I particularly like to prepare rabbit. I guess it is because when I was a child my mom would often cook rabbit and it was always delicious. This is a recipe from the region of Liguria. Served with warm polenta, it is a perfect dish for winter. Ingredients one rabbit (ask the butcher to cut it …

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Feb 06

Branzino al Cartoccio

I love to prepare branzino al cartoccio.  The delicate meat of this fish retains all the moisture, and all the flavors blend nicely in the juices released by the fish.  Also, all the aromas stay inside the cartoccio while the fish is cooking, which is a good thing if you cook in a small kitchen! …

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Feb 03

Fagottini di Crêpes con Spinaci, Funghi, e Mozzarella

English subtitle: Crêpe Envelops with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Mozzarella. I like the combination of spinach, mushrooms, and mozzarella so I decided to combine them in the filling for these Crêpes. Before serving I warmed up the Crêpes envelopes in the oven so that the mozzarella would melt. We had them with some salad. The Crêpes should …

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Jan 27

Simply sautéed Maine shrimp

I went to buy a few things  for dinner today and I found these beautiful Maine shrimp that I could not resist. They are in season now and they looked so fresh.  In Italy we are used to buying  “whole” shrimp with the heads on. In fresh shrimp, the head is where you find most …

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