Chicce of potato cream beetroot, cheese and hazelnuts

Today to start the week, a nice first colored plate that smells of spring.

The flavor of taleggio dampens the sweet beet, all flavored with a touch of hazelnut.

Great recipe for  kids, gnocchi with cream cheese and beet hazelnut:

Chicce potato cream beetroot, cheese and hazelnuts
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Goodies potato cream flavored with beet and taleggio cheese enhanced by a touch of hazelnut
Serves: 4
  • 600 g of goodies potato
  • 180 g of beet
  • 80 g taleggio
  • 30 g of pecorino romano
  • a little milk
  • 15 g of butter
  • 20 g of finely chopped hazelnuts
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • parsley
  1. Peel and finely slice the beetroot.
  2. In a saute pan with a little 'oil the beets for about thirty minutes, adding a little' of water during cooking, salt and sprinkle with parsley.
  3. After getting a cream blend the vegetables.
  4. Keep aside.
  5. In a saucepan put the butter, cheese cut into pieces and melt, stirring constantly with the help of a drop of milk.
  6. Add the pureed beetroot and pecorino.
  7. Meanwhile cook the goodies potatoes in salted water, drain them and season with the sauce got!


Good week!!




Panna cotta with beetroot

Here is again  beets! I don’t use it  yet for the reason that I set for myself but for an experiment I’d say well done. Let’s say if you want to do something different, venture a little ‘for Easter dessert, as long as your guests will not disdain the beet, here’s a dessert recipe that we liked especially combined with the ice cream because it takes a little ‘flavor of the vegetable which still exists, even if well-calibrated with cream and sugar.

Voila, Panna cotta with beetroot:

Panna cotta with beetroot
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Panna cotta with beetroot, a really sweet alternative made ​​from a vegetable
Ricetta: Dessert
Cucina: Italian
Serves: 6
  • 250 ml of fresh cream
  • 150g beetroot
  • 8 g of gelatin (I used sheets of gelatin)
  • Approximately 100 ml of milk
  • 110 dl of icing sugar
  1. Soak for ten minutes the sheets of gelatin in cold water.
  2. Cut the beetroot into small pieces and blend it with 250 ml of cream
  3. Combine 100 ml of milk about pretty much until you get to a level of 500 ml of liquid.
  4. Put everything in a saucepan and heat, but do not boil.
  5. Remove from heat, add the gelatin and dissolve, stirring vigorously.
  6. When it is done, put into molds suitable
  7. Keep in refrigerator at least 4 hours.
  8. Serve with vanilla ice cream!

Doses given are for 6 small ramekins, or if you want to put  in the glasses as they are 4, in practice the amount of servings depends a bit ‘on the size of the molds.
Good Sunday to everybody!

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Beetroot Risotto with Taleggio cheese fondue

Beetroot Risotto with Taleggio cheese fondue

And after so much pasta here risotto. To be honest I love Pasta, only pasta but I also like risotto.

This was born out of an experiment, I bought the beets for a recipe that I have in mind but I have not done yet , I usually do not like this vegetable, but I like the color from the food.

Meanwhile here risotto, it ‘s very delicate and sweet flavor of the beetroot is damped by taleggio. Voila the recipe, beetroot risotto with taleggio fondue:

Beetroot Risotto with Taleggio cheese fondue
Tempo totale
Beetroot Risotto with Taleggio cheese fondue, the sweet taste of sugar beet lightened by the intense flavor of taleggio
Ricetta: First course
Cucina: Italian
Serves: 4
  • 320 g Carnaroli rice
  • 200 g beetroot
  • 1 shallot
  • Oil as required
  • vegetable broth as needed
  • half a glass of white wine
  • 30 g of grated Parmesan cheese
For the taleggio cheese fondue:
  • 250 g taleggio
  • milk as needed
  1. Dice the beetroot.
  2. Brown with a little of the shallot oil, and add the beet.
  3. Cook for 10 minutes with a little 'of broth and then blend with a kitchen blender (though not' shake well and there is' some diced okay).
  4. At this point, add the rice and toast it and deglaze with white wine.
  5. Reaching the end of cooking add the broth from time to time.
  6. minutes before the end of cooking rice, dice the cheese and melt it in a saucepan with a little milk.
  7. Turn off the rice, stir in the Parmesan cheese and a bit of fondue.
  8. Leaving aside some to pour over.



According to me like even the children!


Good evening to all!

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