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

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

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

Dinner with a good friend

When I was in Tokyo, I had a chance to meet a very good friend of mine Girolamo Panzetta for dinner at restaurant AN Steak & Spice. Here we start reminiscing about the good old days of Japan and what life was like back then, more than 30 years ago! We met each other in … Continue reading Dinner with a good friend

Part 2: Toyosu Fish Market: Yamaharu Seafood

Today I went to visit one of our main seafood suppliers inside the new Toyosu fish market. The market officially opened its doors to the public on October 11, 2018 after years of delay. It is over 4.4 million square feet, making it the largest indoor market in the world. In here there are over … Continue reading Part 2: Toyosu Fish Market: Yamaharu Seafood

Toyosu Fish Market: Hicho Tuna Shop

In Tokyo I had a chance to go to the newly opened Toyosu Fish Market with my buyer, who sources all the fresh fish and seafood that we use in our restaurants. The market is gigantic! Its the biggest wholesale market in the world and much bigger than the old Tsukiji Market. There is one … Continue reading Toyosu Fish Market: Hicho Tuna Shop

The Best Unagi in Tokyo!!

Who knows Japan understands what i'm talking about: Unagyu, Unagi - Eel domburi (grilled eel on rice). Today I do not want to talk about the usual restaurant where they serve Unagi, but instead, I'd like to introduce a piece of Japanese history: "Nodaiwa" One of 7 Michelin-starred Unagi restaurants in Tokyo. This Unagi restaurant … Continue reading The Best Unagi in Tokyo!!