Angela Ruzinska

Baked Perch With Potatoes

Ingredients:

Half a perch

4-5  Potatoes

1  Red onion

3 Garlic cloves

8-10 Cherry tomatoes

Half tine of black olives

Olive oil

Rosemary

Salt

Black pepper

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 180 C
Step 2. Peel the potatoes and cut them in any shapes you prefer
Step 3. Put some olive oil into baking tray and add the potatoes, onions, garlic and rosmary. Season to your taste.
Step 4. Put the tray in the oven for aprx. 15-min
Step 5. Slice the cherry tomatoes
Step 6. Take the potatoes out of the oven, put the perch on top, season with salt, pepper. Then add on top tomatoes, olives and rosemary.
      Step 7. Bake for another 20 min.
      Step 8. Buona appetito
      P.S. I would like to note this fish dish goes very well with white wine.

Passatelli

Passatelli it’s a typical dish for our region Pesaro e Urbino or north Marche. You can prepare the meat broth, following the classic recipe. Pasta for Passatelli are done from breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, lemon zest, eggs and nutmeg. It’s a perfect winter dish.
Ingredients:
250 g breadcrumbs / pangrattato
100 g parmesan cheese / parmegiano
5 eggs / uova
zest of 1 lemon /1 lemone gratugiato
1 pinch of salt / pizzicato di sale
1 pinch of black pepper / pizzicato di pepe
1 tbsp white flour / farina
1 pinch of nutmeg /pizzico di noce muscato
Step 1. In a big bowl put the breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, lemon zest, salt, pepper, nutmeg and flour.
Step 2. Make the hole in the middle and add the eggs.
Step 3. Mix all very well until you can form a ball.
Step 4. Now take the masher (like on the photo) and then, taking small pieces from pasta ball start to squeeze, cut passatelli with knife aprx. 6-7cm long.
Step 5. You can cook them straight away or freeze in the freezer.
Step 6. Enjoy and Buon Appetito!!