Discover how to cook an amazing Risotto
Risotto is an Italian specialty from northern regions (Lombardy, Piedmonte and Veneto), where it is often preferred over pasta. A real Italian risotto has to be creamy, yet not runny. The number of recipes for Risotto are endless! Once you learn how to cook it, you can experiment with infinite possible flavorings.
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7 Italian Food delicacies to prepare a full meal for 4 people! Are you ready?
As Italian food lovers, we have selected best Italian high quality products to prepare an amazing dinner! We’ll start with homemade flatbread crackers with sun-dried tomatoes patè. Main dish will be Italian Risotto cooked with Mushrooms and Saffron. And at the end we will enjoy a top selection Italian coffee with an ingot made of chocolate and biscuits.
Homemade Flatbread crackers with sesame seeds
Crispy natural crackers ideal as a substitute for bread. They can be served hot or cold and enriched with pate of dried tomatoes, olives or various spices to give it different aromas and flavors. You can also use them to decorate pasta dishes such as soups and creams.
Sun-Dried Tomatoes Patè
Long tomatoes grown in open field and harvested. Washed, selected, cut manually, salted and left to dry for 4-5 days. Immediately after, the tomatoes are washed in water and vinegar and ground together with capers and spices. The pats thus obtained is then potted with extra virgin olive oil. It is excellent for preparing delicious appetizers.
Dried Porcini Mushrooms
Precious fruits of the forests, the dried porcini mushrooms distinguish themselves for their softness, intense aroma and sweet fragrance. Excellent for your Risotto!
Acquerello Rice: the tastiest, the richest, the healthiest! Acquerello Rice, from Piemonte, has the best of both rices: it has the nutrients of brown rice and the easiness to cook of white rice. Grown and processed in Italy, Acquerello is the Carnaroli rice chosen by the best chefs worldwide. Offered in elegant vacuum-packed cans that preserve all the properties of the cereals.
Saffron, The Red Gold
Il mercante delle spezie
Saffron is the most expensive and delicate spice that is obtained from the stigmas of the Crocus flower. Often referred to as 'Red Gold' because in order to obtain 1kg of this spice, 150.000 flowers must be harvested, pinching off the stigmas by hand and meticulously dried. Saffron has also several healthy properties and gives a golden color and a rich aroma to your dishes!
Bio coffee Top Selection
Coffee with a scented and refined aroma, sweet taste, delicate without uncertainties, to be tasted with or without sugar. The beans selection of this ORGANIC coffee, grown free from any chemicals. A can of ground coffee packed in a beautiful MOGI box.
Chocolate and Biscuits Ingot
Heaven on a plate! Sweet ingot from Piemonte, made of high quality chocolate and hazelnut biscuits. Gluten free. Perfect for your coffee break or as a dessert after a lunch. You have to try it to better understand it!
Little Bag for Sugarcubes
Our gift for you: a little golden bag to hold sugarcubes and decorate your table.