Kitchen Experience also means being inspired by the buone sustainable practices in the kitchen as well, and in this in-depth look we want to give you 3 quick summer recipes to prepare with August vegetables.
Use stagione vegetables is a good way to avoid products that make long journeys to reach the shelves of our shops.
1st quick summer recipe: peach, watermelon, tomato and gorgonzola salad
Carefully wash the peaches and tomatoes and cut a slice of watermelon. Thinly slice the peaches and tomatoes and dice the watermelon.
Prepare a bed of mixed salad, add fruit and vegetables, break a slice of gorgonzola cheese into irregular flakes with your hands.
Add extra virgin olive oil, salt and a grinding of pepper.
Preparation time one: 20 minutes
2nd quick summer recipe: cold parmigiana
Grill the aubergines and place them to rest on a plate in oil and salt. Cut a tomato and a mozzarella, alternatively also ricotta salata, into thin slices and carefully wash a handful of fresh basil leaves.
Stack all the ingredients: the grilled aubergine slice, the mozzarella, the tomato and add basil leaves to each layer.
Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a grinding of pepper and refrigerate for a couple of hours before serving.
Preparation time one: 25 minutes
3rd quick summer recipe: cucumber rolls
Place soft spreadable forma or ricotta cheese in a bowl, grate one lime zest and add chopped mint leaves and a grinding of pepper. Mix everything together well.
Cut the cucumbers lengthwise and obtain strips on which the mixture prepared at the beginning is generously spread.
After spreading the formaggio mixture, add a slice of bresaola or prosciutto and roll up the roll.
Plate the rolls one by one and put them in the fridge at least a couple of hours before serving them at the table.
Preparation time one: 15 minutes