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A Love for Lemons

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Taste your way through Italy with your weekly dose of Italian culture, #italycomestoyou. 

Join us this week in celebration of Italy and it’s citrus fruit: download our free recipe card with three refreshing, citrus-forward recipes and tune into a special cookery demo this weekend. 

This Saturday, May 23rd, at 6 pm Italy (5 pm UK / 12 am EST) distinguished chef Pietro from Ristorante Albergaccio di Castellina (previously awarded a Michelin star) will run a cooking class for you, live on Instagram. Prepare two refreshing antipasti: a typical Sicilian salad with citron and bottarga, and Pietro’s signature starter with spring onions, lemon, honey, and fresh pine nut mayonnaise. You will need to follow our Instagram to see the live stream. 

The ingredients list is simple, to serve 4 you will need: 

Citron and bottarga salad :

  • 1 citron 

  • 1 small red onion 

  • Jar of capers

  • 100g bottarga (mullet or tuna)

  • Extra-virgin olive oil 

  • Salt

Glazed spring onions, with fresh pine nut mayonnaise:

  • 8 spring onions

  • 100g honey 

  • 50g lemon juice 

  • 150g water 

  • Fresh basil 

  • 150g pine nuts 

  • 100g water 

  • 20g grated ginger

See you in our (virtual) kitchen!