Culatello Risotto in a Parmesan Basket Recipe

I love this Culatello Risotto in a Parmesan Basket recipe, as it’s a new kind of risotto for my collection of risotto recipes. I also really like this idea of making a parmesan basket, which will perk up the presentation – and taste – of lots of other dishes too. Ingredients (serves 4)320g Po Delta […]

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Gorgonzola Risotto with Scallops Recipe

This classic Italian dish is perfect for special occasions. Sweat onion and garlic before combining with shitake mushrooms. Add rice and cook until grains turn translucent. Pour in the wine and slowly add stock, stirring continuously.  Fry Isle of Man Queen Scallops in a separate pan for 1-2 minutes a side then add wild mushrooms […]

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Ratatouille with Squacquerone Cheese Recipe

Enjoy this very simple Ratatouille recipe, served with Squacquerone cheese from Italy.   Ingredients (Serves 6)300g courgette300g aubergine350g  Squacquerone cheese1 red pepper 1 green pepper1 yellow pepper 1 onion5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oilThyme, oregano, basil, salt and pepper to taste InstructionsWash the peppers, remove the seeds and dice into cubes. Peel and finely chop […]

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Sformato with Fossa Cheese Fondue Recipe

Ingredients(Serves 4) For the Sformato2 egg whites100ml of fresh cream50g Squacquerone cheeseA pinch of salt For the fondueA knob of butter50g of grated Fossa cheese70ml of milk1 tablespoon of flour, sievedA pinch of salt To prepare the sformato, begin by beating the egg whites and gently combine with the squacquerone cheese and cream. Pour the […]

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Squacquerone Quiche with Pan-fried Asparagus and Guanciale Recipe

Ingredients (Serves 5) For the quiche300ml cream100g of egg whites150g Squacquerone cheeseParmigiano Reggiano (Parmesan) as requiredSalt and pepper to taste For the sauceA bunch of asparagus150 g of guanciale (a form of unsmoked Italian bacon)Extra virgin olive oil as required  Making the quicheIn a large bowl, combine all the quiche ingredients together to form a […]

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Gruyere Swiss Mountain Cheese

Dating back to at least the 13th century, A.O.C. Farmhouse Gruyère is truly one of the great Swiss mountain cheeses. In 2001 Switzerland received the Appellation D’Origine Contrôlée designation for Gruyère – a positive development because Gruyère-type cheeses are made in Germany and France, as well as in the U.S., Denmark and Austria. When the […]

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