Easy artisan bread made with San Pellegrino

Ingredients: 350 ml. San Pellegrino sparkling water500 gr. Flour (Caputo tipo 1)1 tbsp Kefir yogurt1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil8 gr. sea salt2 gr. Dry yeast Pre-heat oven to 190 degrees Celsius. Prepare an oven grill rack, covering it with parchment paper (that will allow a more even distribution of heat).Mix San Pellegrino sparkling water, … Continue reading Easy artisan bread made with San Pellegrino

Easter Recipe: Casatiello

Easter Sunday is exactly 10 days away!  In Naples, Italy, several specific dishes are prepared for the celebration that is considered as important, if not MORE important than Christmas.  Following the 40 days of Lent - a period when the consumption of many different foods (notably meat, fats, dairy etc.) is prohibited - Easter Sunday … Continue reading Easter Recipe: Casatiello

Panzanella Salad with octopus recipe

Panzanella is a traditional summer salad originating from Tuscany.  Not only is it a refreshing side dish or meal on a warm sunny day, but it is also a great way to make use of any stale bread you may have left over in your kitchen.  Nothing goes to waste in our house!  After all, … Continue reading Panzanella Salad with octopus recipe

Recipe: SQUID INK SPARKLING WATER CRISPS WITH MASCARPONE CREAM AND SLICED PANCETTA

December is finally here!!  My favorite time of the year to get creative and invent new recipes for the approaching festivities! This year may not allow for many large group gatherings, but who says you can’t make a beautiful and unique meal for your close family? Today’s recipe involves a canapé style dish, that’s easy … Continue reading Recipe: SQUID INK SPARKLING WATER CRISPS WITH MASCARPONE CREAM AND SLICED PANCETTA

Hokkaido oysters with San Pellegrino water and parsley sauce

Hokkaido Oysters with San Pellegrino & green sauce

100% Italiano Gala Dinner

100% Italiano: is the name of ower new project start in Japan with San Pellegrino Japan & Ca Form Japan. Is a project where we are trying to present a whole series of 100% Italian dishes, recipes and products, we decide to lunch our first events here at OSAKA-XEX WEST with Tommaso Perina (San Pellegrino … Continue reading 100% Italiano Gala Dinner

Breakfast Scones with Mortadella Bologna IGP and Grana Padano Cheese

Buon Giorgno! Today, I was in need of some freshly baked comfort food for breakfast, but instead of the regular sweet breakfast, I was craving something savory and with a bit more of a kick to it. My wife normally bakes plain or chocolate chip scones for the family, that are then slathered with butter/clotted cream … Continue reading Breakfast Scones with Mortadella Bologna IGP and Grana Padano Cheese

Caputo Cup 2019 China-Taiwan Final

Ladies and Gentlemen we are ready for Caputo Cup China-Taiwan 2019 on April 22-23 in Taipei at Expo Park Taipei We will always be the usual members of the main jury: Mr. Carmine Caputo (Caputo Croup Chairman) Mr. Sergio Miccu (President A.P.N. Neapolitan Pizza Association) Mr. Davide Civitillo (Neapolitan Pizza Word Champion) and me Salvatore … Continue reading Caputo Cup 2019 China-Taiwan Final

From Market to Table: Yellow Fin Tuna Belly

One of the more interesting items I picked up recently from Cuboa Farmers Market, was a huge slab of yellow fin tuna. Highly prized by the Japanese, most (if not all) the largest yellow fin tuna is exported directly to Japan; since the early 1970’s. It is the Philippines most profitable sea food commodity by … Continue reading From Market to Table: Yellow Fin Tuna Belly

From Market to Table

When it comes to creating new dishes for my restaurant , there is no better place than to start in the farmers market for inspiration for my next tasty creation. You never know what you will find! Today I traveled over to Cubao Farmers Market in Araneta Center, Quezon City, to see what they had … Continue reading From Market to Table