Italian cuisine

Mussels Alla Livornese. Cozze Alla Livornese.

Ingredients:

1kg mussels

1 garlic clove

Parsley

1 cup of passata

7-10 cherry tomatoes

Half glass of white wine

Black pepper

 

Step 1. Clean the mussels.

Step 2. Put chopped garlic,parsley and cherry tomatoes to the pan.

Step 3. Fry for 5-7 min, then add  the mussels and white wine.cover with the lead.

Step 4. Season with some pepper

Step 5. When the mussels are opened put on top some passata. Let it cook another 5-7 min and it’s all ready to eat!!!

Step 6. Buon Appetito!

Stuffed Calamari. Calamari ripieni

Step 1.  Prepare bread crumbs ( recipe is in the previous post “Italian Breadcrumbs”)

Step 2.  Clean your calamari.

Step 3.  Fill your calamari with bread crumbs mixture, but don’t overfill,make sure they are soft. About 2-3 teaspoons for one, depends on the size of  calamaris.

Step 4.  Place on the tray with a little olive oil and bake in preheated 180 C oven for 10-15 min.

Step 5.  Buon Appetito

Italian Breadcrumbs. Pane Grattugiato.

It’s classic recipe for a base of all kinds of Italian recipes. You can use them for fish,pasta,meat and vegetable dishes. Today I explain only this base recipe and next time I will show you to use it in practice!

Ingredints:

Breadcrumbs (qunantity depends on what you cooking)

1,5 Garlic clove

Parsley

Olive Oli, extra virgin

salt

Peppe

Step 1. Put the breadcrumbs in the bowl.

Step 2. Chop the parsley and garlic very fine,add to the bowl with breadcrumbs.

Step 3. Add salt,pepper and olive oil. Please note,that you have to add enough olive oil to combine the mixture,but not to much,that it soaks in it.

Step 4.  Mix it all up,until it is slightly sticky, but still falls apart.Now, it is ready to use for your preferred dishes.