Speck and Certosa Cheese Arancine

Ingredients 3 cups of rice 1/2 cup unsalted butter 2 cups fresly grated Parmesan cheese 4 eggs 1/2 lb certosa cheese 1/2 lb sliced regular speck, finely chopped All purpose flour (for coating the arancini) 2 eggs Bread crumbs Vegetable oil for frying Salt & black pepper to taste Directions Cook the rice in lots… Continua a leggere Speck and Certosa Cheese Arancine

Wine and healthy living: steamed mussels in ginger and lemongrass broth

Total time: 20 minutes 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 shallot, thinly sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon minced ginger 5-inch piece of lemongrass, crushed 1 cup white wine 4 pounds mussels, scrubbed and cleaned 1 baguette, sliced into rounds 1. In a large heavy-bottomed saucepot (or two medium-size pots), melt the butter over medium-high heat.… Continua a leggere Wine and healthy living: steamed mussels in ginger and lemongrass broth

Simple, easy and delicious! Fresh Peaches Baked in Marsala

This combination of fresh, ripe peaches and the delicious flavour of Marsala wine makes a supremely good summer dessert that has the added advantage of being made well in advance. What you need: 6 Peaches 1 ½ oz (40g) brown Sugar A glass of Marsala Superiore Sweet 10 Amaretto Biscuits Begin by cutting in thick… Continua a leggere Simple, easy and delicious! Fresh Peaches Baked in Marsala

Sue’s Caponata

2 x Aubergines (medium size) 1 x Onion 2 x Celery sticks 1 x Chopped Tomatoes Tin Capers (handful) Pine nuts (handful) 2 tbsp x Sugar 3 tbsp x Vinegar (1 balsamic + 2 wine) Salt & Pepper Wash the aubergines and cut into small cubes, salt and leave to rest for 30 minutes. Rinse… Continua a leggere Sue’s Caponata

Marsala Braised Riverview Farms Pork Ravioli w/ Local Baby Carrots, GA Pecans, Marsala-Hamhock Jus & Housemade Crème Fraiche

Serves 4-6 Ravioli Filling: 2lbs Riverview Farms Pork Shoulder Cut Into Cubes 
1 Onion Medium Dice 
1 Stalk Celery Medium Dice 
1 TBL Fresh Chopped Garlic 
1 TSP Fresh Chopped Sage
 1 TSP Fresh Chopped Thyme 
1 TSP Fresh Chopped Oregano 
1 TSP Ground Cumin
 2 Bottles Sweet Marsala Wine 
6 + 2 Cups Chicken… Continua a leggere Marsala Braised Riverview Farms Pork Ravioli w/ Local Baby Carrots, GA Pecans, Marsala-Hamhock Jus & Housemade Crème Fraiche

Grilled Sea Scallops over Baby Arugula Salad with Blood Orange, Fennel, and Grilled Vidalia Spring Onions Ttossed with Marsala Vinaigrette

Serves   2   Time   35 min Marsala Vinaigrette 
1/3 cup Sweet Marsala 
1½ T sherry vinegar
 1½ T Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 1 T Vegetable oil
To taste Kosher Salt & cracked black pepper Reduce Marsala until 2T left, let cool 10 minutes.  Add sherry vinegar and a pinch of salt and pepper.  Slowly add the oils… Continua a leggere Grilled Sea Scallops over Baby Arugula Salad with Blood Orange, Fennel, and Grilled Vidalia Spring Onions Ttossed with Marsala Vinaigrette

Farro Marsala

Serves 4 The secret to this “New Classic” is the reconstitution of the dried porcini’s in “Marsala Wine” — and it’s vegetarian, too! Ingredients
: 2 cups farro
4 cups vegetable stock ¼ porcini powder
1 cup dried porcini mushrooms ½ cup Sweet Marsala ½ cup Dry Marsala ½ cup shallots, fine diced ¼ cup garlic, fine diced 1 tablespoon… Continua a leggere Farro Marsala