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First course of spaghetti with dried tomatoes:

Serves 4 people: 400 gr. of spaghetti wheat germ Antichi poderi toscani 100 gr. of flavourful dried tomatoes 2 cloves of garlic 4 tablespoons of oil + 1 tablespoon of cherry tomato oil. Preparation: Turn on the gas and bring the water for the pasta to the boil. Meanwhile, wait until you pour the spaghetti, pour a few tablespoons of oil taken from the jar of dried tomatoes in a pan, add more oil, finely chopped garlic and coarsely chopped dried tomatoes and brown everything for a few...

A recipe with rice

Recipe: Stuffed artichokes with Fog smoked Carnaroli rice with lemon and Parmesan cheese cream Ingredients for 4 people: 4 Artichokes (with or without thorns) 200 g smoked rice Nebbia salt to taste, extra virgin olive oil, dry white wine, 600 ml vegetable stock, 8 slices lard, 50 g breadcrumbs, 2 lemons. For the pecorino cream 50 g aged Parmesan cheese, 100 ml milk 1 tablespoon flour PREPARATION: Toast the rice in a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, blend with a finger of white...

How to salt the pasta

Cooking pasta is, apparently, very simple: boil some water, then add the pasta, set the timer for the minutes indicated on the package, and when the buzzer sounds... voila: the pasta is ready! Simple, isn't it? There are, however, some precautions to follow to ensure that the cooking is optimal. First of all, avoid that the pasta is cooked too much, by getting dark; the second: when to add salt? Better before or after the water boils? There has been a real debate on this issue: science...

Pistachio pesto, a recipe for you

Ingredients for 4 people: 500 g of pasta (BUSIATE), 1 jar of 180 g pistachio pesto, 100 g of diced cooked ham, 1/4 of onion, pistachio flour, or almonds, or pine nuts, extra virgin olive oil, a pinch of salt. Preparation: Fry the onion on a moderate heat with a little extra virgin olive oil, add, in the meantime, a pinch of salt. Then add the diced ham and let it cook for half a minute, add the pistachio pesto and let it cook for a couple of minutes stirring everything. At the same time,...