Curious facts and recipes about Italian cuisine made in Calabria

  1. Calabrian sweet and sour pepper recipe

    Calabrian sweet and sour pepper recipe

    Sweet and sour peppers are very simple to prepare and go very well especially with recipes based on meat, especially chicken and pork, but also with a good platter of salumi and cheeses. And the gravy is delicious with bread!
    Alternatively, the peppers can also be stored in a jar, so as to always have them available for many recipes. Let's see how to prepare this traditional Calabrian recipe.

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  2. Calabrian pizza recipe with spicy salami, provola cheese and black olives

    Calabrian pizza recipe with spicy salami, provola cheese and black olives

    Baked black olives, spicy Calabrian salami, stringy provola cheese, extra virgin olive oil and oregano.

    It doesn't take much for a tasty and delicious pizza, with authentic Calabrian flavors. A simple recipe that is prepared with just a few ingredients and can be enriched to your liking.

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  3. Fried meatballs recipe

    Fried meatballs recipe

    The Calabrian vrasciole, known as meatballs, represent a timeless dish of traditional cuisine, perfect as an appetizer, to be served as a condiment on pasta or to enrich a salad. Their flavor is enhanced if they are drowned in tomato sauce.

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  4. Potato gateau recipe with salami and smoked provola cheese

    Potato gateau recipe with salami and smoked provola cheese

    Potato gateau with salami and smoked provola cheese is a perfect recipe for sharing at the table and will enrich your menu with its aroma and flavor! An original version, made from simple and genuine ingredients of Calabria.

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  5. Ricotta cheese balls with sauce recipe

    Ricotta cheese balls with sauce recipe

    It is impossible to resist this delicious dish! The original Calabrian recipe of fried ricotta cheese balls with sauce includes the use of sheep's milk ricotta, but if you prefer, you can also use cow's milk ricotta. If you want to try a variation of this recipe, you can fry the ricotta balls in olive oil instead of cooking them in tomato puree.

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  6. Chocolate salami recipe

    Chocolate salami recipe

    With chocolate, biscuits, butter and sugar you can make one of the most loved Calabrian desserts: the chocolate salami!

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  7. The recipe of Cotechino with potato cream and peppers cruschi

    The recipe of Cotechino with potato cream and peppers cruschi

    Cotechino (pork sausage) is a typical dish on the Christmas menu and especially on New Year's Eve: tradition has it that eating a portion of cotechino before midnight is a good omen for the New Year.

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  8. Gourmet Panettone Recipe

    Gourmet Panettone Recipe

    The king of the Christmas tables, the gourmet panettone is the salty version of the traditional dessert, easy to prepare and ideal to share with everyone during the holidays.

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  9. Calabrian Susumelle recipe

    Calabrian Susumelle recipe

    The susumelle are traditional Calabrian Christmas biscuits, with honey and sweet paste, covered with delicious dark chocolate. Quick and easy to prepare during the Christmas holidays, as the tradition wants.

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  10. Calabrian’s drowned Broccoli

    The seasonality vegetable harvest on the table, with a broccoli recipe enhanced by a strong taste of Calabrian red chili.

    The seasonality vegetable harvest on the table, with a broccoli recipe enhanced by a strong taste of Calabrian red chili.

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