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Oven roasted capon, stuffed with anellini pasta, peas, Grana Padano Riserva, sausage and truffle, Complete meals, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/complete-meals-oven-roasted-capon-stuffed-with-anellini-pasta-peas-grana-padano-riserva-sausage-and-truffle.aspx Recipes > Recipes > Complete meals > Oven roasted capon, stuffed with anellini pasta, peas, Grana Padano Riserva, sausage and truffle Oven roasted capon, stuffed with anellini pasta, peas, Grana Padano Riserva, sausage and truffle Printable version Share Details . ... Anniversary: Christmas Ingredients 1 whole corn-fed chicken 150g anellini [...]
Grana Padano Tubettini Gratinati with Cooked Ham, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-grana-padano-tubettini-gratinati-with-cooked-ham.aspx Variety: Pasta Ingredients 300 g tubettini pasta (or your favorite maccheroni/penne pasta) 500 g Portobello mushrooms 80 g cooked ham, chopped 70 g grated Grana Padano Riserva 24 months 200 ml béchamel* 100 ml double cream 1 tsp chopped shallots 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 20 g butter 25 ml white wine [...]
Spaghetti Grana Padano with pink peppercorn and Amalfi lemon, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-spaghetti-grana-padano-with-pink-peppercorn-and-amalfi-lemon.aspx Variety: Pasta Ingredients 400g spaghetti 100g Grana Padano Riserva, grated 1 tsp pink peppercorns, crushed 1 tsp pink peppercorns, whole to garnish 1 Amalfi lemon (peel zested, and juice reserved) 50g butter Preparation Cook the spaghetti in a large pan of salted boiling water (for 100g of pasta you need 1l of water). ... When the [...]
Spaghettini with oil and garlic, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-spaghettini-with-oil-and-garlic.aspxReturn to a boil, stirring frequently, and cook semi-covered until the pasta is tender but still very firm, about 6 minutes. ... Ladle about 1 ½ cups of the pasta cooking water into the sauce, then add the parsley, the remaining olive oil and salt to taste and bring to a boil. If the skillet is large enough, fish out the pasta with a [...]
Straw and hay, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-straw-and-hay.aspx Variety: Pasta Ingredients 1 lb of fresh paglia e fieno fettuccine, or ½ lb dry egg fettucine and ½ lb dry spinach fettuccine if you can’t find it packaged together 4 scallions 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Salt for the pasta water 1 cup shelled fresh peas blanched or frozen baby peas, defrosted 2 tablespoons unsalted [...]
Campanelle with cauliflower, sundried tomatoes and garlic, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-campanelle-with-couliflower-sundried-tomatoes-and-garlic.aspx Variety: Pasta Description Campanelle are a great choice for this dish because they cradle the bits of cauliflower and sun-dried tomato, but if you can’t find them, use another shell-shape pasta. ... Put the sun-dried tomatoes in a bowl and add hot pasta water to cover. ... When the cauli¬flower is ready and the [...]
Green ravioli with fresh herb ricottahttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-green-ravioli-with-fresh-herb-ricotta.aspxIt brings back unforgettable, happy childhood memories of when pasta was always handmade. ... Add the eggs and knead thoroughly, adding more flour if needed, to make a firm pasta dough. ... Roll the pasta out thinly and cut in half. Arrange small heaps of filling on one sheet of the pasta, spacing them evenly (using a [...]
Fusilli with courgettes, ricotta, mint and Grana Padano, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-fusilli-with-courgettes-ricotta-mint-and-grana-padano.aspx Variety: Pasta Ingredients 320 g fusilli 150 g Grana Padano PDO over 16 months 5 courgettes 200 g ricotta 1 shallot 1 bunch fresh mint 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil salt pepper Preparation Gently sauté the chopped shallot in a pan with a little extra virgin olive oil, then add the cubed courgettes and cook over medium heat for about ten minutes. [...]
Tagliatelle with chestnut mushrooms and Grana Padano cream, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-tagliatelle-with-chestnut-mushrooms-and-grana-padano-cream.aspx Variety: Pasta Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 250g chestnut mushrooms, sliced 375g Tagliatelle paglia e fieno 4 shallots, peeled and sliced Splash of Pernod 284ml single cream 75g Grana Padano, grated Preparation Heat 1 tbsp of the olive oil in a pan and sauté the mushrooms for 3- 4 minutes. ... Bring a large pan of water to the boil and add the [...]
Spaghetti with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto, Entrees, recipes with italian cheesehttps://www.granapadano.it/en-ww/entrees-spaghetti-with-sun-dried-tomato-pesto.aspx Variety: Pasta Description The important thing is that pesto is a raw sauce and should not be cooked when dressing the pasta. Just toss the hot pasta with a little of its cooking water and the pesto. ... Scrape half of the pesto into a large skillet over low heat, and add1 cup pasta water. Use tongs [...]