Curious facts and recipes about Italian cuisine made in Calabria

  1. Tropea red onion pgi au gratin

    Tropea red onion pgi au gratin

    The red onion from Tropea IGP is one of the sweetest and most delicate onions: rich in sugar, it lends itself to countless combinations, starting with salads.

    Today we present the recipe for Tropea onions au gratin baked with seasoned pecorino cheese and chilli-flavoured evo oil.

    What are you waiting for to stock up on this typical product that is the pride of Calabrian cuisine?

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  2. Calabrian salad

    calabrian salad

    Today we propose the recipe of the Calabrian Salad, which differs from the others for the sweet and spicy contrast, given by the much-loved red onion of Tropea IGP and chili.

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  3. Calabrian arancini recipe

    Calabrian arancini recipe

    Arancini calabrian recipe combines authentic flavors and culinary tradition thanks the ingredients such as: rice from the Piana di Sibari, 'nduja from Spilinga, caciocavallo Dop Silano and IGP Tropea red onion. 

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  4. Bergamotto breeze cocktail

    Bergamotto breeze cocktail

    It's cocktail time! The "Bergamotto Breeze drink" is a unique combination of freshness and Calabrian tradition. It harmoniously blends pure Bergamotto juice with a platter of Calabrian salumi and cheeses, and for those who love spicy flavors, a generous serving of spreadable 'nduja from Spilinga. Get ready to indulge in an aperitif that will transport you straight to the heart of Calabria.

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  5. Omelette with broad bean, crispy bacon and calabrian pecorino cheese

    Omelette with broad bean, crispy bacon and calabrian pecorino cheese

    The omelette is a versatile dish that can be prepared with a wide range of ingredients. In this recipe, fresh broad beans will provide a slightly sweet flavor and a soft texture to the frittata, while the cured local pancetta will add a touch of salty and crispy taste. The Calabrese pecorino will complete the dish with its rich and distinctive flavor.

    The ingredient to prepare broad bean omelette with crispy bacon and calabrian pecorino cheese

    • 200g fresh broad beans
    • 100g diced cured local pancetta
    • 50g grated Calabrese pecorino
    • 4 eggs
    • 2 tablespoons of milk
    • Salt, to taste
    • Black pepper, to taste
    • Extra virgin olive oil with peperoncino

    How to prepare broad bean frittata with crispy bacon and calabrian pecorino cheese

    Start by preparing the fresh broad beans. Remove the pods from the plants and peel the beans. In a non-stick skillet, heat a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil over medium heat. Add the cured local pancetta and sauté until crispy and golden.

    In a bowl, crack the eggs and add the milk. Beat well with a fork or whisk until you get a homogeneous mixture and add the Calabrese pecorino cheese .

    Drain the broad beans and add them to the egg and pecorino mixture. Also, add the previously sautéed cured pancetta. Gently mix to incorporate all the ingredients.

    Heat another non-stick skillet with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil over medium-low heat. Pour the egg, broad bean, pancetta, and pecorino mixture into the skillet. Smooth out the surface with a spoon or spatula.

    Cook the omelette over medium-low heat for about 8-10 minutes or until the bottom is golden a

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  6. Potatoes brioches with red Tropea onion IGP mousse and caciosalame

    Potato brioches with red Tropea onion IGP mousse and caciosalame

    Potato brioches with Red Tropea Onion IGP mousse and caciosalame is an explosion of flavors, combining the softness of potato bread with the delicacy of the red Tropea onion mousse and the bold taste of caciosalame. Preparing this gourmet sandwich will make your meal special and delicious. 

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  7. 3 delicious ways to use Tropea IGP red onion cream in your recipes

    3 delicious ways to use Tropea IGP red onion cream in your recipes

    The versatility and exquisite flavor of Red Tropea Onion IGP cream make it an exceptional ingredient to elevate your culinary creations. Whether you're incorporating it into pasta dishes, using it as a sauce base, or exploring flavor combinations with 'nduja, this cream will bring a unique and delicious twist to your recipes. 

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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