Curious facts and recipes about Italian cuisine made in Calabria

  1. Calabrian Hamburger

    Calabrian Hamburger

    Get ready to taste an explosion of fresh and local ingredients that make this plate a palate pleaser.

    100% Calabrian Hamburger with grilled caciocavallo silano PDO, red Tropea onion cream and crispy calabrian bacon PDO !

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  2. Lasagna with potatoes

    La ricetta della lasagna di patate

    Potato lasagna with caciocavallo cheese, sweet Calabrese sausage, and nduja is a dish that combines traditional flavors with an irresistible spicy touch.

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  3. Calabrian Eggplant Salad

    Calabrian eggplant salad

    The Calabrian Eggplant Salad is a fresh and tasty dish, typical of the local cuisine. It's an excellent solution for a light lunch or a delicious appetizer, to be served with fresh bread and a glass of red wine.

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  4. Calabrian waffle sandwiches

    Calabrian waffle sandwiches

    Waffle sandwiches are an original idea for breakfast or brunch, thanks to the addition of typical Calabrian products such as Calabrian pecorino cheese, Calabrian sausage, and Calabrian red peppers. Enjoy!

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  5. Calabrian Panzanella

    Calabrian Panzanella

    Calabrese panzanella is a delicious dish, easy and quick to prepare, and perfect to enjoy with the hot season, as it does not include cooking. Tomatoes, red onions of Tropea, chilli and fresellelle are all you need.

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  6. Calabrian Poke Bowl

    Calabrian Poke Bowl

    The Poke Bowl also known as the Sushi Bowl or Hawaiian Sushi is an exquisite, healthy, fresh and colorful dish, typical of Hawaiian cuisine. 

    Do you want to prepare it at home? Follow the Poke Bowl recipe with traditional taste of Calabria.

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  7. Stroncatura pasta with cream of asparagus

    Stroncatura pasta with cream of asparagus

    Asparagus are delicious vegetables, easy to clean and cook, to make a delicious pasta, risotto and other recipes.

    Today, we propose the traditional Calabrian recipe of stroncatura with cream of asparagus, red onion of Tropea and crispy bacon.

    The ingredients to prepare the stroncatura pasta with cream of asparagus, red onion of Tropea and crispy bacon

    • 320g Pasta stroncatura  
    • 700g asparagus 
    • 150g seasoned bacon 
    • 100g red onion from Tropea PGI 
    • q. b of salt and black pepper  
    • 20g Extra virgin olive oil

    How to prepare the stroncatura pasta with cream of asparagus, red onion of Tropea and crispy bacon

    To prepare the Calabrian stroncatura with asparagus, remove the tough ends of the asparagus stalks and cut the stalks into rings.

    Bring the water for cooking the pasta to the boil, add salt and cook the stroncatura pasta until firm to the bite. In the meantime, cut the seasoned Calabrian red bacon into strips and sauté in a pan with extra virgin olive oil.

    In another pan, cook the asparagus stems, cut into slices, for about 10 minutes. If necessary, adding a hot water, salt and black pepper to taste.

    Once the asparagus is cooked, start blending with 20g extra virgin olive oil.

    Drain the pasta directly in the pan and mashing with cream of asparagus, red onion of Tropea and crispy bacon.


    Match the stroncatura with asparagus, Tropea red

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  8. Calabrian Baked Potatoes recipe

    Calabrian Baked Potatoes recipe

    Would you like to prepare an "American Food" dinner for your friends?  You can not miss the baked potatoes: potatoes baked in the oven, with peel and in foil, filled with cheese and crispy bacon.

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  9. Calabrian casatiello recipe

    Calabrian casatiello recipe

    Calabrian casatiello is a beloved dish for its taste and versatility. It can be enjoyed for breakfast, as a snack, or as an appetizer in a full meal. Follow the traditional recipe to make the perfect Calabrian casatiello.

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  10. Calabrian Easter Cookies with lemon

    Calabrian Easter Cookies with lemon

    Easter cookies with lemon are a delicacy to be enjoyed during the holidays. They are fragrant and have an intense flavor, thanks to the extra-virgin olive oil with lemon. Try them now and let yourself be conquered by their unique taste!

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