giovedì 4 dicembre 2008

Al dente ...

Bucatini Amatriciana
Serving: 4
  • 100 g pancetta, diced
  • Extravergin olive oil, for brushing
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 fresh chilli, seeded and chopped
  • 500 g tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 350 g bucatini pasta
  • 40 g pecorino cheese, freshly grated
  • salt
Brush a flameproof casserole with oil, add the pancetta and cook over a low heat until the fat runs. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5-6 minutes until lightly browned. Add the tomatoes and chilli, season with salt, cover and cook for about 30 minutes. Cook the bucatini in a large pan of salted,boiling water until al dente, then drain and toss with the sauce in a warm serving dish adding the pecorino cheese.

martedì 2 dicembre 2008

Jump ... jump

Roman Saltimbocca

Serving: 4
  • 100 g prosciutto slices, halved
  • 500 g veal escalopes
  • 8-10 fresh sage leaves
  • 50 g butter
  • 100 ml dry withe wine
  • salt
Saltimbocca means "jump into the mouth".
Place a half-slice of prosciutto on each escalope, put a sage leaf on top and fasten with a cocktail stick. Melt the butter in a fying pan and cook the veal over a high heat on both sides until golden brown. Season with salt, pour in the wine and cook until it has evaporated, then remove the cocktail sticks and serve.