October 2016

gallette olio extra vergine

Rice cakes & extra virgin olive oil | Light delights

Rice cakes are a perfect ingredient for delicious appetizers or light snacks.  At Oro Don Vincenzo we use and combine them with our extra virgin olive oil and other tasty and healthy ingredients to make what we call “Light Delights”. In this post we are introducing three recipes that are extremely easy to prepare and offer an extraordinary fresh flavour that will surely please your palate. You can also use your creativity and try as many colors as possible with your favourite vegetables and ingredients.   We think that rice cakes appetizers can be considered the modern brother of the more traditional bruschetta. Using rice cakes for appetizers can have many advantages: They are extremely easy to prepare and you can better concentrate on the preparation of the main course; They are very light yet tasty, leaving the right...

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Kale cream with cannellini beans and rosemary | Green goodness

What shall I prepare after my evening gym workout? We present a colourful detox kale recipe with a tasteful explosion of flavours, and, ops… it’s very light.   Soup | Recommended with bio Organic | Difficulty – Easy | Time 20 mins   Ingredients Extra virgin olive oil (obviously) 160g of kale 500g of cannellini beans (tinned) 1 big potato 1 white onion 1/2 lime Black pepper Rosemary Grated Roman pecorino cheese or Parmigiano Salt to taste   Process Put the kale, the potato and the onion in a pan with water and cook them until they soften Drain the cannellini, place them in a pan with ½ glass of water and rosemary and cook for 3 minutes Blend the kale, the potato and the onion, adding ½ glass of the water used to cook them, the lime juice...

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detox linguine fave menta

Broad beans and mint linguine

Who said that tasty and healthy food like broad beans don't go together? If you are in a detox mood or you make of good natural food a way of living, this is the ideal dish.   Pasta | Recommended with bio Organic | Difficulty – Easy | Time 25 mins   Ingredients Extra virgin olive oil (obviously) 500g of broad beans 1 big potato 1 white onion 3 zucchini 350g of linguine pasta 50g of mint 1 lime Black pepper Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese Salt to taste   Process Wash, dry and chop up the zucchini, the potato and the onion Place them in a pan with the broad beans, cover with water, salt and cook until they soften Blend the mint with half a glass of bio Organic extra virgin, lime juice, black pepper and a pinch of...

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