Leek and chicken soup

SERVES 6–8 D P C 2 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, coarsely chopped 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 5 leeks, 2 coarsely chopped, 3 thinly sliced 1 chicken, weighing 3 lb/1.3 kg 2 bay leaves 6 prunes, sliced salt and pepper fresh parsley sprigs, to garnish Method 1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan….

LEEKS

As a member of the onion family, leeks have many similar benefits, including an ability to reduce “bad” blood cholesterol and protect against heart disease. Leeks have a distinct, slightly sweet, onion flavor but are milder than most onions. The long thick stems have a lower white area and dark green tops, which are edible…

Bean sprout salad

SERVES 4 V D P C Q 12 oz/350 g bean sprouts 1 small cucumber 1 green bell pepper, seeded and cut into matchsticks 1 carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 1 celery stalk, cut into matchsticks fresh chives, to garnish Dressing 1 garlic clove, crushed dash of chili sauce 1…

BEAN SPROUTS

Bean sprouts are a very lowcalorie source of many nutrients, including vitamin C, protein, calcium, and folate. While you can sprout many types of bean, many of the sprouted seeds available in the stores are from the mung bean. Other sprouts you may find include alfalfa, azuki, lentils, and peas. Bean sprouts are a very…

BASIC RECIPE: Lasagna with Asparagus

A gluten-free version of a Spring classic with our corn lasagna. It is important to note that the lasagna are to be used dry as from the bag without any precooking and that the bechamel must be soft. Preparation Time     1 hour Cooking Time     40 minutes Servings     4 persons Ingredients 12 Medium fresh white asparagus…

BASIC RECIPE: Vegetable risotto

Basic recipe for a risotto “all’onda” suitable for any occasion. This type of preparation is the reference for the preparation of a classic Venetian risotto, regardless of the ingredients. Servings   4 persons Ingredients Broth 1 Carrot 1/2 Celery leg 1/2 White onion Flavoring 1/2 Peeled red pepper 1 Carrot 1 Zucchini 1/4 Leek stem Risotto…

BASIC RECIPE: Maranello Corn Polenta

Simple recipe for making a classic polenta. The polenta consistency can be varied by changing the ratio of water and flour. In addition, the polenta thus obtained can also be used in slices during the following days, to make fried or grilled polenta. Preparation Time   1,15 hour Cooking Time    1 hour Servings    4 persons Ingredients…