Despite its controversial origin (Croatia? Venetian Laguna? Trieste?), “Scampi alla busara” is nowadays one of the most appreciated dishes of the Triestine cuisine and of the gastronomic tradition of the High Adriatic.
The origin of the name buzara or busara is unclear. For some people, the dialect Venetian word “busiaro” means “liar”, because the Venetian fishermen cooked crayfishes scraps with tomatoes and wine pretending it to be a delicious soup. Others think that the term derives from the iron pot used to prepare it.
Keep reading and get ready for plenty of crusty bread to clean up the sauce!
This very tasty dish is quick to prepare and it will surprise your guests with its colors. The black pasta (we found it at the Eataly store in Copenhagen) is made by mixing cuttlefish ink in the pasta dough and its delicate flavour complements light sauces and seafood.
We followed the traditional Venetian recipe based on a light white sauce (no tomatoes).
“Sautéed mussels” is a typical summer recipe in the Mediterranean Sea area. The salt water contained in the mollusc adds a taste of sea to this dish, making you dream a journey to Italy.
Enjoy it with roasted sliced bread and a glass of fresh white Italian wine!
After a summer of excess drinking and eating, this Italian recipe from Liguria is perfect for repairing your body without giving up taste!
For those of you who can read in Danish, browse the last issue of Si-Italia Magasin and find out the following recipe, among many other interesting articles about Italy. For the English speakers, keep on reading the following recipe… but take a sneak peak at the magazine, it’s worth it!
This is the most delicious tuna mousse we’ve ever tasted. My aunt uses to prepare it during every family reunion, welcoming her guests with a tuna mousse crostino and a glass of chilled Prosecco. If you are planning an Apéro with your friends, you can also prepare our stuffed courgette rolls, they are healthy and your guests will love it.
Cooking in salt is a simple and healthy way to prepare fish and shellfish, but also meat and vegetables. We will show you how to bake in salt the sea basses and prawns.
Our favorite shellfish baked in salt are the red shrimps, that live in the Ionian Sea and in the South Seas, and they are slightly sweeter than the normal ones.
If you are planning a trip to Apulia – Puglia, don’t miss out testing the most delicious Gamberi rossi al sale (red shrimps baked in salt) at the Restaurant “La Puritate“, in Gallipoli.
Gallipoli is a small fishing town located by the Ionian sea, on the west coast of the Apulia. The old part, an island connected by a bridge to the mainland, is a medieval village with narrow streets and white buildings, typical of Mediterranean style.
But, in the meantime, try our new tasteful recipe!