What to cook during lockdown:
five quarantine recipes to try
Restaurants are closed, events postponed, schools and offices shut down. All over the world, from Italy to the US, we are asked to stay at home and practice
It seems that everyone is a pizzaiolo now and you cannot absolutely miss this trend. First of all, Pizza is the happy healthy food par excellence and in this strange period we need food that help us stay positive. Second, it takes a while to prepare Pizza from the scratch and being focused on something concrete may be helpful to reduce stress and get rid of negative thoughts. Here's the easiest Pizza recipe ever!
If we think about comfort food, we think about Risotto - and you probably desire confort food in this period! It's rich and creamy, with a silky texture and a delicate flavor and… you can do in so many different versions: with saffron, vegetables, seafood, mushrooms, cheese. It has a reputation of being difficult to make, but the truth is, you only need to pay attention and dedicate it a bit of time. And once you'll learn how to master it, it will quickly become your favorite quarantine recipe!
3) Italian custard
This is the best recipe to satisfy your sweet tooth even when you don't really feel like spending too much time cooking. To make Italian custard indeed you only need basic ingredients such as milk, eggs, flour and sugar and in around 10 minutes you'll have a mouth- watering dessert! You can eat plain or you can go the extra mile and decorate it with diced fruits, crumbled biscuits or chocolate chips.
Ragu is incredibly easy: just need to mince vegetables and… well, wait! That’s why it is usually served during festive days, when people have more time to spend in the kitchen. You can take advantage of these free days to prepare some ragu in advance and freeze it: you’ll have a few tasty dinner ready for when we’ll come back to normality.
5) Fresh Pasta
The process of kneading and working the dough is both a thrill and therapy. Plus, homemade fresh Pasta tastes so much better and costs way less that store-bought… and if you have kids, they will love to play with you! If you have never prepared Fresh Pasta from the scratch, this is the quarantine recipe for you: from Pici to pappardelle, you just have to decide what you'd like to start with. And once you'll learn the basic dough... you can let your creativity run free with so many different formats!
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