Monthly Archives: October 2021

  1. Calabrian peperonata recipe

    Calabrian peperonata

    Fancy an explosion of flavours in a single dish? Then you absolutely must try Calabrian peperonata. The recipe is on our blog.

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  2. Wines to pair with nduja and chilli peppers

    Nduja and chilli peppers

    Traditional recipes, rich in aromas and flavours, are paired with full-bodied red wines with good alcohol content, even better if they are regional. Find out more on our blog.

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  3. Olives in brine Calabrian style

    Olives in brine

    In October and November in Calabria, the olive harvest takes place. They start with the green olives to be prepared by crushing them, then it is the turn of the olives in brine.

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  4. How to make barrique wine

    Barrique wine

    Barrique wine originates from the "barriques", large wooden barrels made from 225 litres of oak. In these barrels, the wine is left to age slowly.

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  5. The history of panettone

    Traditional handmade panettone

    The origins of panettone can be found in the medieval custom of celebrating Christmas with bread that was richer than everyday bread. Find out more.

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  6. Tart with chestnut flour

    Tart with chestnut flour

    The scent of autumn is wafting into our kitchen today with a delicious chestnut flour tart. The filling is a tasty chestnut and chocolate cream.

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  7. Sweet and sour Tropea onions

    Sweet and sour Tropea onions

    Sweet and sour Tropea onions are so good! An extremely appetising side dish that can be prepared quickly and kept in the fridge for several days.

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  8. Tropea onion jam. Original recipe from Calabria

    Tropea onion jam

    The Tropea onion jam is a particular type of preserve with a strong sweet and sour taste that is prepared using the typical Tropea onions. Find out more.

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  9. Calabrian preserved peppers

    Calabrian preserved peppers

    Peppers in oil are a tasty way to eat this summer vegetable during the winter. They keep for up to six months and are great as a side dish or appetiser.

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  10. Fried cod with cruschi peppers

    Fried cod with cruschi peppers

    This recipe adds crunchy, unmistakable cruschi peppers to the classic fried cod. Find out more on the Bottega di Calabria blog.

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