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Busiate alla trapanese by Benedetta Rossi, the super creamy and fresh Sicilian dish better than a cold pasta – Gordon Ramsay’s version




Trapani-style busiate are a typical Sicilian dish that you can easily make at home. This first course, with a rich and authentic flavour, is perfect for both everyday dinners and special occasions, thanks to the fresh pesto homemade pasta that will not fail to impress your guests. Busiate, a type of pasta rolled and irregular originally from Trapani, they retain perfectly the creamy dressingmaking every bite a delight. Although they can also be found in other Italian regions with different names, the Trapani version remains unique in its kind. Let’s see the version of Blessed Rossi

Trapani-style busiate


  • 320 g of busiate
  • 300 g of cherry tomatoes
  • 50 g of peeled almonds
  • 40 g of basil
  • 2 tablespoons grated pecorino cheese
  • ½ clove of garlic
  • 20 g of olive oil
  • Add salt to taste
  • Fresh basil for garnish
  • Extra olive oil for serving


To prepare Trapani-style busiate, start by making a cross-shaped incision at the base of the cherry tomatoes with a knife. Immerse them in boiling salted water for about five minutes. Once blanched, drain them and let them cool slightly before peel them. Remove the excess water and transfer the peeled tomatoes into the glass mixer. Add the basil, grated pecorino, peeled almonds, garlic, salt and olive oil. Blend everything together until you get a grainy consistency, making sure it is not completely smooth to maintain an authentic texture.

While the pesto restsbring a pot with plenty of salted water to the boil. Cook the busiate according to the instructions on the package, then drain and transfer them to a large bowl. Add the pesto prepared previously and mix thoroughly to distribute the sauce evenly over the pasta. Serve immediatelygarnish with a drizzle of raw olive oil and a few fresh basil leaves for a final touch of color and freshness. Your Trapani-style busiate they’re ready. Enjoy your meal.


From Drink to Resource: Ideas for Recycling Coffee Grounds – Gordon Ramsay’s version

From Drink to Resource: Ideas for Recycling Coffee Grounds


Coffee is a beverage loved by millions of people around the world, but we often forget that coffee grounds can be a valuable resource in the kitchen. In this article, we explore five creative ideas for recycling coffee grounds at home, offering useful tips for both cooking enthusiasts and food professionals.

Marinating and flavoring

Coffee grounds can be used to marinate meat, fish or vegetables, adding a unique flavor to dishes. Simply mix the coffee grounds with olive oil, garlic, herbs and spices of your choice, and let the ingredients sit for a few hours before cooking. Coffee adds depth and complexity to dishes, creating a memorable culinary experience.

Marinade for meat: Use coffee grounds to marinate steaks or pork ribs, adding a touch of coffee to the grill that will surprise your guests.

Dessert Flavoring: add coffee grounds to creams, ice creams or chocolate for an intense and enveloping flavour that will delight the palate.

Exfoliation and skin treatments

Coffee grounds have exfoliating and toning properties that make them ideal for skin care. Mix coffee grounds with coconut oil or honey to create a natural scrub that eliminates dead cells and revitalizes the skin. This treatment is especially effective for fighting cellulite and improving blood circulation.

Body scrub: Gently massage coffee grounds into damp skin for an exfoliating and toning effect that leaves skin soft and radiant.

Face mask: Mix coffee grounds with natural yogurt and honey to create a purifying and hydrating mask that gives skin a radiant and fresh look.

Coffee grounds can go from a simple beverage to a versatile and creative resource in the kitchen and skincare. Making the most of this often overlooked resource can lead to surprising and satisfying results, enriching our daily culinary and beauty experience.


All courgettes and raw! Recipe – Gordon Ramsay’s version

How to make fake zucchini pizza


How to prepare zucchini flatbread

The delicious recipe that can replace bread, all zucchini and all raw! Watch the video of the procedure, it’s easy and fast!

Would you like to give up bread but you just can’t? The schiacciata can be a great alternative because you put more vegetables than flour inside. The schiacciatina di zucchine is a quick recipe that you can use instead of bread or piadina but inside there are 500 gr of zucchini so you will eat more vegetables! Preparing the schiacciatina di zucchini is much quicker because there is no dough or leavening of bread. How to make fake zucchini pizza

INGREDIENTS – 40×25 pan

The ingredients for the zucchini schiacciatina are few and simple and everything is prepared in a bowl raw!

  • 500g of courgettes net
  • 120 g of flour
  • An egg
  • 30 g grated parmesan cheese
  • 30 ml of oil
  • salt
  • Pepper

If you want to dress it like pizza:

Zucchini flatbread topped with tuna and mozzarella


Grate the courgettes into a bowl using large holes.

Preheat the oven to 190 degrees fan-assisted

Add the egg, parmesan, flour, salt, pepper and 20 ml of oil to the bowl where we grated the courgettes. Mix together

The mixture should have the consistency you see in the video

Cover a baking tray with baking paper and brush a little oil, put the mixture in the tray

A little more oil on top and level it out

Bake at 190 degrees in a fan oven (otherwise static at 200)

Bake after 25 minutes

Season the zucchini flatbread with tuna and mozzarella and then cut the flatbread into slices as if it were a pizza!

Keep it in the oven for another 5-6 minutes, just long enough for the mozzarella to melt.

ENJOY YOUR MEAL!Zucchini flatbread how to prepare it quickly

If you like recipes with zucchini, try this too.

ZUCCHINI MEATBALL https://youtu.be/nx42-sHxLZc?si=jZkTc68F-nrCZaQV

ZUCCHINI SKEWERS https://youtu.be/eIgsjKgzQRc?si=4RLQ7QknCVzWiZhE

HOMEMADE ZUCCHINI IN OIL https://youtu.be/5fpNka8e6C4?si=m7WggFKjV5Nt8yXl

SIMPLE ZUCCHINI RISOTTO https://youtu.be/PiuzcuDZS5A?si=KUtPfHdfhGRMiNfb

ZUCCHINI BURGER https://youtu.be/IV8M-g66J4k?si=IOuC2rrNzcsKAJqK


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