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Easy Spaghetti with Courgette and Lemon Zest

Spaghetti with fried zucchini, parmesan and basil leaves is a dish that originates in a small city on the Amalfi Coast, called Nerano. The “pasta alla nerano” is made with “provolone del monaco” (local cheese). We have created this delicious lemony variation keeping in mind our tradition. Ingredients for 4 people: 500 gr of Mamma Flora Spaghetti Pasta 4 zucchini 1 garlic clove 1oo gr of Parmesan Cheese 1 unwaxed lemon Salt Pepper Basil Leaves 3 spoons of Extra-Virgin Oil Tools: 1 Pot 1 Pan 1 Cutting board 1 Bowl Method: Wash carefully the zucchini. Peel 4-5 stripes of one courgette vertically (like in the photo). Put the stripes into a bowl to marinate with a little bit of oil,...

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Creamy Pasta with Peppers and Hazelnut

Serves: 2 Prep: 15min Cooking: 30min   Finding yourself in the need of a simple Italian home cook dish? Try this exquisite recipe which I can assure you that will make all the difference in your day. I usually have it on a gloomy rainy day, because the vibrant colours are the first thing which put me at ease and warm my heart; making me feel like I was back home. In just a few words this pasta dish is a perfect way to place a smile on your lips! Ingredients: 200g MAMMA FLORA Eliche Pasta  6 romano peppers  3 Spring onions  Hazelnuts (optional) Salt Pepper Parsley Tools: 1 Pot 1 Pan Blender Backing Tray or Oven Plate Method: Wash carefully the 6...

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Italian Puttanesca with MAMMA FLORA'S Red Tomato Sauce

Serves: 4Prep: 10minCooking: 10minDifficulty: easy When I was studying abroad my mum prepared for me and my friends her favourite sauce placing it in vacuum jars. We literally used to stock hundreds of jar and after a busy day at uni or at work, we would eat a tasty Italian pasta with her sauce. That's her way to still share her love for food even if we don't eat at the same table.Mamma Flora’s Tip: olives and capers are essential in this recipe, make sure they taste very good. I usually use the black Gaeta olives, try to find them at your Italian deli, otherwise, there are some greek ones, the kalamata which might do the job.Method: Firstly, boil the...

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Bruschetta with MAMMA FLORA Red Tomato Sauce, Parmesan & Asparagus

Serves: 2Prep: 5minCooking: 5min Try our Tomato Sauce and Asparagus Bruschetta! Ingredients: 185g MAMMA FLORA Red Tomato Sauce  1 Loaf of Bread  10 Asparagus Parmesan Extra Vergin Olive Oil Pepper Salt Tools: 1 Pot 1 Grill/Flat Pan Method: Begin by boiling the 10 asparagus, for 5 min, till soft. Ensure that the water is slightly salted to give the asparagus that twist of a taste.  Simultaneously warm up a pan/grill on medium-high fire, and once it's hot place slices of bread on it, preferably they should be about two fingers in height if you wish the best results.  Let the bread slices warm and occasionally turn them on each side till they are crispy or a brown tint, meaning they are...

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Valentine's Day Chocolate Pudding

Serves: 4 cakes Prep: 15min Difficulty: easy This recipe is a must for St Valentine. Chocolate is the king ingredient and its richness will conquer the heart of the person you love Mamma Flora tip: If you like extra richness, put a small piece of dark chocolate in the middle of the pudding muds with the mixture just before baking Ingredients: 150g Dark chocolate 80g Butter (+ some more to butter the moulds) 20g Flours 10g Unsweetened cocoa powder (+some more to coat the moulds) 2 eggs 1 yolk 90g icing sugar Tools: 2 bowls 1 pot Electric whisk sieve 4 Pudding Moulds Silicone spatula Method: Pre-heat the oven at 180 Put the chocolate in a heatproof bowl, set over,...

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