OreganoFromItaly.comOreganoFromItaly.com

 12/09/09 Duck Terrine

"Chi troppo vuole nulla stringe." (Who wants too much, grabs nothing.) Welcome to another recipe edition from Angela's Organic Oregano Farm!

This week's Italian recipes:
  -Sea Trout Roe with Potatoes
  -Liguria Polenta
  -Duck Terrine

Enjoy your recipes with health and happiness!

Thanks again for subscribing!

Yours Truly,              
Angela Reina       


 Recipe: Sea Trout Roe with Potatoes

Sea Trout Roe with Potatoes
Uova di Trota e Patate

Ingredients:

4 potatoes, unpeeled
2 oz (50 grams) butter, softened
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chervil
2 tablespoons double cream
1 jar (about 1 and 1/2 oz or 40 grams) sea trout roe
Salt
Lemon slices, to garnish

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 180C (350F) Gas Mark 4.

Wrap each potato in a sheet of foil and bake for about 50 minutes.

Unwrap the potatoes and peel them, then cut in half and arrange on a warm serving dish.

Cream the butter, beat in the chervil, cream and a pinch of salt and spread the mixture over the potatoes.

Divide the roe among and garnish with slices of lemon. Serves 4.

That's it!

Printer Friendly Version


 Recipe: Liguria Polenta

Liguria Polenta
Panissa

Ingredients:

11 oz (300 grams) chickpea flour
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Salt

Directions:

Pour 1 and 3/4 pints (1 liter) water into a large saucepan and heat until warm.

Remove the pan from the heat.

Pour in the flour, stirring constantly to prevent lumps from forming.

Return the pan to the heat and cook, stirring constantly, for about 1 and 1/4 hours.

Rinse several dishes with iced water.

Ladle the mixture into them and leave to cool and set.

When set, cut into thin strips.

Heat the olive oil in a heavy-based frying pan.

Add the strips and fry until golden brown.

Remove with a fish slice, drain on kitchen paper, sprinkle with salt and serve hot. Serves 4.

That's it!

Printer Friendly Version


 Recipe: Duck Terrine

Duck Terrine
Terrina di Anatra

Ingredients:

1 duck, boned (liver saved)
9 oz (250 grams) pork fat
3 and 1/2 oz (100 grams) prosciutto, cut into strips
3 and 1/2 fl oz (100 ml) brandy
5 oz (150 grams) minced veal
5 oz (150 grams) minced pork loin
2 eggs, lightly beaten
Butter, for greasing
Salt and pepper

Directions:

Grease a terrine dish or loaf tin with butter.

Chop up the duck meat and place it into a large bowl.

Cut 3 and 1/2 oz (100 grams) of the pork fat into strips and add to the bowl with the prosciutto.

Sprinkle with the brandy.

Season with salt and pepper and mix well.

Cover and set aside for about 2 hours.

Preheat the oven to 160C (325F) Gas Mark 3.

Chop up 3 and 1/2 oz (100 grams) of the remaining pork fat with the duck liver and mix with the veal and pork loin.

Season with salt and pepper and stir in the eggs.

Combine with the duck meat mixture and spoon into the prepared dish, pressing down well.

place the remaining pork fat on top.

Cover with a lid or foil, place in a roasting tin and add boiling water so that it raises about halfway up the sides.

Bake for about 2 hours.

Remove from the oven and uncover.

Place a sheet of foil on the surface, put a weight on top and chill in the refrigerator for about 24 hours.

Before turning the terrine out, remove any fat that has formed on the surface. Serves 8-10.

That's it!

Printer Friendly Version :: Submit Your Thoughts

 

 Only In Italy!

"Only In Italy" is a daily news column that translates & reports on funny but true news items from legitimate Italian news resources in Italy. Each story is slapped with our wild, often ironic, and sometimes rather opinionated comments. And now, for your reading pleasure, a sample of today's edition:

Italy Soccer Fans Protest Plans to Issue Stadium ID Cards

Rome - November 13, 2009 - A few hundred fans have marched through central Rome to protest government plans to require police-approved identity cards for fans to enter reserved sections of stadiums.

The Interior Ministry has said the cards offer benefits, such as priority in ticket purchases and a faster entrance to stadiums. But the cards are primarily a security measure since fans who have been convicted of violence in the past five years or been barred from matches won't receive the police clearance necessary to get them.

On Saturday, a few hundred fans from all over the country converged on Rome to denounce the cards. Many sported "No to the fan card" T-shirts and locked arms.

The protest was clouded by smoke from flares, but was largely peaceful.

"Andate tutti a 'fanculo!" The fans are right! They shouldn't have to carry ID cards!

If the Italian government wants to outlaw something it should outlaw soccer. Ever watch a typical Italian soccer game? You'd swear you think you were looking at National Geographic with a soccer ball!

If organized Italian soccer had to depend on this news staff for money, "cacchio," they would be in sad shape. Those soccer games are so stupid! We'll admit, we sometimes get caught up in the hysteria during the World Cup but to actually go to the stadium is out of the question.

Going to the stadium is the same as going to a hostile country. The fans act like wild animals. It’s not civilized. It’s frightening!

On any given seat, there's action. Then, at the end of the game, the stadium is handed over to the Italian cannibals and tribes who begin their war games. They should fill it with quick sand and vines so that they'll feel more at home. "Cavolo", and don't forget the snakes in the locker rooms.

So, if the government has to go forward with the ID card program, at least tattoo the ID card info on the fans' foreheads.

"Only In Italy" Subscribe for free and day in and day out, 5 days a week, you'll have laughter, tears and intelligent commentary all blaring at you from your stupid little monitor. Click Here to Subscribe!



 Caterina Collezione, shop for Italian sterling silver directly from the factory in Italy; wedding gifts, anniversary gifts, flatware, plates, centerpieces, silverware, tea sets, dinnerware and more. All limited editions and made to order.
 SilverFromItaly.com

 Angela's Italian Organic Oregano is grown on a small mountain in Italy; an all natural herb, strictly certified organic, and shipped directly from Italy to you. It's the secret ingredient for all your Italian recipes.
 OreganoFromItaly.com

 Adriana's Homemade Italian Gourmet Cookies; Italian gourmet almond, fig, pistachio and sesame cookies baked and shipped from our bakery in Italy to you; all natural, fresh, and baked to order. Great Italian recipes!
 CookiesFromItaly.com

 Italian humor and news; visit and subscribe today and feed your sense of intellectual superiority by reading and wondering how Italy still survives after 56 governments in 50 years!
 Only In Italy.com

 Read Past Issues
 What's New?
 Order Our Oregano!
 People are Talking!
 History of Oregano
 Uses of Oregano
 Tour Our Oregano Farm
 Shipping
 Customer Service
 Our Certification
 About Angela
 Our Privacy Policy

 Submit Your Thoughts
 Email Angela


 Subscribe to the OreganoFromItaly.com feed! Subscribe!
 Add to My Yahoo!
 Add to My Google
 Add to My Netvibes

 Follow Angela on FB:
 Facebook


 Char and Potato Pie
 Cream of Spinach Soup
 Garlic Bread with Pecorino Romano Butter
 Lemon Gnocchi with Spinach and Peas
 Milk and Onion Soup
 Palermo Sweet Fig and Nut Cake
 Penne with Herbs, Zucchini and Goat Cheese
 Peppers Stuffed with Bread
 Red Onion Crostini
 Shrimp Risotto
 Tuna Fish Tomato Sauce
 Zuppa Inglese

 More Recipes!


Questions: Need more Italian recipes? How about Italian gift ideas? Or just plain Italian fun?

Subscribe to these interesting newsletters from our closest and trustworthy Italian affiliates located here in Italy? Just click the sites that may interest you and sign up:

 Silver From Italy.com
 Cookies From Italy.com
 Only In Italy.com

 


Copyright 2000-2009 FromItaly di Ciccarello. ISSN: 1724-7977. All Rights Reserved. Please read our Privacy Policy

This newsletter is powered by Libero. It no longer uses NOR does it recommend the services of Tiscali S.p.a.