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HOW TO PRESERVE CHILI PEPPERS: DRIED CHILI PEPPERS AND CHILI INFUSED OLIVE OIL

Hot pepper is a staple in Abruzzo cuisine, dried or infused in oil, the hot pepper is a flavorful and healthy  finishing  touch for sautéed vegetables , soups, but also pasta and stews. It is the hot peppers  season and  our garden has plenty  of these wonderful fruits of different varieties like Trinidad Moruga Scorpion […]

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OLIVE OIL MAYONNAISE RECIPE

The olive oil mayonnaise has a stronger flavor than the mayonnaise we can pick up at the grocery store but it has one advantage. Homemade mayonnaise is made with fresh and healthy ingredients, so we can eat it more often. You can also create your own homemade flavored mayonnaise adding chopped fresh chives or paprika […]

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OLIVE OIL BÉCHAMEL SAUCE

The béchamel sauce is a versatile white sauce often used in place of tomato sauce. The classic French recipe of béchamel includes butter among its ingredient, but we prefer to replace it with extra virgin olive oil. This olive oil béchamel sauce is healthier and it has a more delicate flavor. INGREDIENTS for about 400g […]

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PASTRY CREAM

 Ingredients for about 750 g of pastry cream 5 organic egg yolks 5 tablespoons of sugar (110 g) 5 glasses of milk (600 ml) 5 tablespoons of “00” all-purpose flour (90 g) The zest of one organic lemon PREPARATION In a bowl, whisk the egg yolks and the sugar, mix with a blender until smooth, […]

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