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Vegetable & Side Dishes

Carnaroli Cacio e Pepe

on Wednesday, 08 March 2017. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Carnaroli Cacio e Pepe
Crispy melted cheese, satisfying bursts of black pepper here and there—yes please!  This quick and easy dish is modeled after the classic Italian dish Riso al Salto, a crunchy rice cake traditionally made with leftover risotto. Carnaroli rice has the perfect texture and toothsome bite...

Arborio Insalata Caprese (Rice Salad with Tomatoes, Mozzarella & Basil)

on Tuesday, 07 March 2017. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Main Course, Recipes

Arborio Insalata Caprese (Rice Salad with Tomatoes, Mozzarella & Basil)
This quick and easy salad is the perfect canvas for other Italian pantry ingredients. Customize it to your own tastes—add a sprinkling of dried Sicilian oregano blossoms, drizzle with Colatura di Alici for a briny pop of flavor or finish with a flourish of Agresto for a touch of brightness...

5-Step Risotto

on Friday, 30 September 2016. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Main Course, Recipes

5-Step Risotto
You are only 5 steps away from the ultimate bowl of creamy, velvety risotto. Once you master the technique, this recipe is a great jumping off point. The possibilities are endless—add lemon zest for vibrant Risotto al Limone, chopped black summer truffles and grated Pecorino Staginato al...

Roasted New Potatoes with Fennel Pollen

on Wednesday, 20 April 2016. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Roasted New Potatoes with Fennel Pollen
Wild Fennel Pollen from Italy (one of our go-to pantry seasonings) adds a touch of magic to anything you add it to—from eggs and tomato sauces to dry rubs and, of course, potatoes! Here we pair this intensely aromatic spice with baby new potatoes roasted with coarse sea salt and black...

Farro, Fennel & Orange Salad (Farro con Finocchio e Arancia)

on Wednesday, 20 April 2016. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Farro, Fennel & Orange Salad (Farro con Finocchio e Arancia)
This vibrant salad gets a double dose of fennel flavor from freshly shaved fennel and aromatic wild fennel pollen (a.k.a. our favorite secret flavor enhancer). The bright notes of anise pair beautifully with sweet orange segments and bright mint. Serve alongside roasted chicken, grilled shrimp or...

Farro with Greens, Poached Eggs & Fennel Pollen

on Tuesday, 19 April 2016. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Farro with Greens, Poached Eggs & Fennel Pollen
Sometimes the simplest dishes are the best. This hearty Italian dish highlights simple ingredients—nutty whole grain farro, fragrant wild fennel pollen and good extra virgin olive oil—so be sure to use the best! Recipe by Asha Loupy