Seuppa d’éforié – Spring soup with rice and nettles

Sometimes we like to propose you some recipes from the old book about Aosta Valley cuisine published by and written by our mother. And since it’s spring, this soup with rice and nettles looks just perfect! 🙂 It is a dish of the rural tradition of the Aosta Valley, consumed in the early spring months because nettle is used mostly … Read More

Potato stew with rice and peas

We’re back to tell you a bit about our valley, with a very special recipe… A potato stew with rice and peas, flavoured with fresh chives and butter. Potatoes with rice? Does this sound weird? Well, you just have to try and you’ll change you mind 🙂 . This is a recipe of our family that was handed down through several generations 🙂 … Read More

Peas and mint risotto

You probably remember we told you about a duo of risottos, specially created to compose the symbol of yin-yang. Then, we presented only the yin, a black rice with liquorice… Today we’re proposing the yang: a fresh risotto with peas and a mild mint flavour 🙂 .   Composing the symbol of yin-yang is simple, but you’ll have to be … Read More

Licorice black Venere risotto

Some time ago, we invented a duo of risottos that compose the yin-yang, so as to bring to the table a dish so good as spectacular 🙂 . We currently have the yin, the night: the black Venere risotto with licorice. This recipe gets inspiration from chinese fried rice, from which it borrows the diced ham, omelette and soy sauce. In ancient China, … Read More