Murlo Estate, recipe of the week: Cod with fried Polenta

This is not a typical Umbrian recipe however Cod is undoubtedly one of the most versatile and often used ingredients in Italian cuisine, so much so that many recipes with cod as a protagonist have become part of the traditional cuisine of many regions of Italy, where it is cooked following different methods of preparation. […]

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Murlo Estate, recipe of the week: Cappelletti

Another cornerstone of Emilian cuisine are the tortellini, one of the best known stuffed egg pasta in the world, but in our version we will stick more to the Umbrian tradition, namely the Cappelletti recipe. In fact, in this case, as per tradition, we will use what we have in the pantry for the filling, […]

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Murlo Estate, recipe of the week: Rocciata

Different folks, different….names: in fact, this typical Umbrian dessert is called two different things depending on where in Umbria you find yourself. It is called “Rocciata” in the Assisi area, while in the area of Spoleto and the Nera Valley it is called “Attorta”. This is a typical dessert that is prepared during the winter […]

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Murlo Estate, recipe of the week: Linguine with creamy walnut pesto

If you want to prepare a rich, creamy and tasty pasta dish without spending too much time in the kitchen, then our walnut pesto linguine recipe is just the one for you. This is a hearty pasta course recipe that is easy to prepare and is perfect even in winter time. Ingredients for 3-4 people […]

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Murlo Estate, recipe of the week: Turkey in the Umbrian way

If you are looking for a traditional recipe to cheer you up on your special occasions, you cannot miss our version of the roast “billo” (another name for turkey in our region) in the Umbrian way. Ingredients: 1 turkey butter 1 sausage bacon pork rind lemon a bunch of aromatic herbs (rosmary, laurel and sage) […]

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Murlo Estate, recipe of the week: Pumpkin risotto

The pumpkin risotto is a simple and genuine first course typical of the autumnal period. Creamy, fragrant, with a delicate but at the same time delicious flavour, it satisfies the whole family, even children and vegetarians! Ingredients Ingredients for vegetable stock for the risotto 1 l of water 1 carrot 1 celery stick 1 white […]

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The Murlo estate recipe of the week: Roast pork loin with pears and Pecorino cheese

There’s an old Italian adage: Al contadino non far sapere, quanto è buono il cacio con le pere, which means something like “Don’t let the peasants find out how good cheese and pears are”. In Umbria, this is a combination of tastes that you cannot miss! Ingredients 800 g boned pork loin Salt Black pepper […]

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The Murlo Estate recipe of the week: Lamb Coratella

For an authentic taste of cucina povera (peasant cooking), try sauteed lamb offal, flavoured with aromatic herbs. The fare is rustic, simple and made from local ingredients, often grown or bred onsite.   Ingredients 500 g coratella (lamb’s pluck) White Vinegar 100 ml extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, thinly sliced Rosemary 4–5 sage leaves […]

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The Murlo Estate recipe of the week: Coffee Cream

A very nice and quick dessert, ideal to delight your guests even in last minute!   Ingredients   150 gr. caster sugar 20 gr. instant coffee 200 gr. icy water     Method   In a bowl, add the caster sugar and the instant coffee, then pour the icy water and mix all together. Mix […]

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The Murlo Estate recipe of the week: Potato Gnocchi

Ingredients:  1kg potato; 300gr flour; 1 egg; Salt; Your favourite sauce Method Put the unpeeled potatoes in a large pot. Fill the pot with enough cold water to cover the potatoes and cook until they are completely tender, generally 30 to 35 minutes. Drain and leave until cool and then mash the potatoes on a […]

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