Tag Archive: low-cholesterol

Mar 24

Panini all’olio

Every now and then I like to bake bread. These panini all’olio are soft buns with a very thin crust made with extra virgin olive oil. Wrapped in a paper bag they will be good also the day after.  I like them with some prosciutto crudo or with butter and jam for my brakfast! I …

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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 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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Jan 30

Sweet Potato and Parsnip Soup

Yesterday, inspired by a restaurant menu, I wanted to prepare a soup with sweet potatoes. I took my “The Soup Bible” (a book by Debra Mayhew), and found this recipe which I liked. The sweetness of the two root vegetables comes  through strongly in this delicious recipe.  I decided to balance the sweetness adding a …

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Jan 24

Radicchio Trevigiano Grigliato

(Jump to the recipe ) This is a very simple yet delicious recipe and  right now it is peak season for radicchio, mid-winter. I love grilled radicchio which in my opinion is the best part of a grilled vegetable platter. Here I prepared it with some melted cheese. Radicchio has an high antioxidant content rivaling …

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