Monthly Archives: November 2021

  1. Calabrian pignolata. The recipe

    Calabrian pignolata

    The pignolata is a typical dessert that is prepared mainly during the Carnival period, but it is so tasty that it can be found in Calabrian pastry shops as early as Christmas.

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  2. Roman style escarole

    Roman style escarole

    If you are looking for a quick and easy vegetable side dish, escarole in a pan is the perfect dish. Find out more on the Bottega di Calabria blog.

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  3. Mostaccioli with cooked wine

    Mostaccioli with cooked wine

    Mostaccioli are an old recipe, handed down through the ages, using cooked wine, a dark-coloured grape must with a very sweet flavour.

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  4. Typical Calabrian biscuits

    Typical Calabrian biscuits

    Stracette, typical Calabrian biscuits with candied orange and chopped almonds, are very crumbly and fragrant. Find out more on our blog.

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  5. The best Calabrian panettone is made in Montalto Uffugo

    Luigi Spadafora

    The recipe of Luigi Spadafora, master pastry chef from Montalto Uffugo, won the award for best panettone in Calabria. Find out more on our blog.

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  6. Calabrian potato balls

    Potato balls

    Potato balls, a classic of Calabrian cuisine. A simple but delicious mixture of boiled potatoes and cheese. Find out the recipe on our blog.

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  7. Dandelion in oil, the recipe

    Dandelion in oil

    The dandelion, also known as wild chicory, is a herbaceous plant known for its depurative and diuretic properties. Find out more in our blog.

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  8. Calabrian biscuit bread. The recipe

    Biscuit bread

    In the Vibonese area, this type of bread is called "tozzulu", or hard bread, in other words, bread baked twice. Find out more on the Bottega di Calabria blog.

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  9. The history of struncatura

    Calabrian struncatura

    Stroncatura, in local dialect 'struncatura', is a typical product of Calabrian cuisine, in particular of Gioia Tauro. Find out more on our blog.

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  10. Spaghetti with tuna fish

    Spaghetti with tuna fish

    When there is little or nothing in the pantry, spaghetti with tuna is one of the most popular recipes to save dinner. Find out more on our blog.

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