Recipes

Montese cooking experience’s recipes selection from Italian and Tuscan cuisine. Fresh pasta, ragù meat sauce, bread, ravioli, pizza, lasagne and much more!

Fresh pasta making recipe

Pasta fresca is one of the most popular dishes in the Italian cuisine. The traditional recipe from Emilia Romagna, says to use of one egg every 100 grams of flour with a few drops of olive oil. However this recipe may change from plane pasta to pasta ripiena (stuffed...

Ragù meat sauce recipe

Ingredients Serves 4 people: 2 spoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups) 1 celery stalk, finely chopped (about 1 cup) 2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped (about 3/4 cup) 300 grams of ground beef 100 grams of ground pork 1/2 cup red...

Besciamella Sauce

Ingredients Serves 8-10 people: 100 gr butter 100 gr flour 1 liter milk Directions Melt the butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan. After, add the flour and cook, sirring constantly, until the paste cooks and bubbles a bit. Add the milk slowly, continuing to stir. Add...

Pizza

Ingredients Serves 4 people: 500 grams flour 250 ml cold water 50 ml beer 20 ml oil 15 grams yeast (25 grams in winter) Directions In a large mixing bowl, stir together the flour and salt. Stir in the dried yeast (or crumble in the fresh yeast, whichever you are...

Pork Loin Roast

Ingredients porkloin 1 kg (about 2 pounds) whitewine 1 glass extravirgin oliveoil 40 grams (1,4 ounces) garlic 1 clove rosemary 1 sprig saltas needed black pepper as needed Ingredients for the side: potatoes 600 gr (1,3 pounds) extravirgin olive oil 40 gr rosemary 4...

Saltimbocca alla Romana

Ingredients Serves 4 people: 8 veal cutlets salt and pepper 16–24 thin slices of prosciutto 16 sage leaves 1/2 cup flour 4 tbsp. olive oil Directions Using a meat mallet, pound the veal cutlets, one at a time, between 2 sheets of plastic wrap until each piece is about...

Cacciatora Chicken

Ingredients 8 chicken thighs or breasts 250 grams (about 9 ounces) smoked panchetta 2 sticks of celery 2 carrots 1 red onion 1 liter (about 4 cups) of tomato puree Extra-virgin olive oil as needed 2 garlic cloves 1 rosemary sprig water Directions Crush the garlic...

Tiramisu

Ingredients Serves 4 people: 3 eggs 150 grams of caster sugar 500 grams of mascarpone chees Dry biscuits Coffee Cocoa powder Directions Make some coffee. Beat the egg-yolks with the sugar. Add the mascarpone cheese and whisk the egg-whites with a pinch of salt....

Jam Tart

Ingredients Suitable for a baking pan of 28-30cm (11-12 inches) in diameter 500 grams (18 oz.) 00 flour 200 grams (7 oz.) granulated sugar 250 grams (9 oz.) butter 1 whole egg 3 egg yolks 1 bag of baking powder 800 grams (28oz.) jam Directions Use a big bowl to mix...

Profiteroles

Ingredients Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Profiteroles 1 cup milk 1/4 pound (1 stick) unsalted butter Pinch kosher salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 extra-large eggs powdered sugar for dusting Whipped Cream 1 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar...