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Piedmontese Stuffed Peaches – Yet another food blog – Gordon Ramsay’s version

Piedmontese Stuffed Peaches - Yet another food blog


These stuffed peaches are a traditional Piedmontese recipe that combines the sweetness of peaches with the intense flavor of amaretti and cocoa. This is my version with peaches in syrup.

Piedmontese stuffed peaches are a typical dessert of the gastronomic tradition of Piedmont, born in the countryside where peaches were a very common fruit. This simple but tasty recipe combines easily available ingredients, such as this tasty seasonal fruit, amaretti biscuits and almonds, creating a dessert with a unique flavour.

For the Piedmontese stuffed peaches recipe, yellow peaches or nectarines are usually used. Yellow peaches have firm, juicy flesh that holds its shape well during cooking, while nectarines, which are a fuzzless variety of peaches, offer a similar texture with smooth skin. These types of peaches are ideal because they do not fall apart easily during cooking and absorb the flavors of the filling well.

The variations

Authentic variations may include adding dark chocolate to the filling or flavors such as vanilla and cinnamon. In some versions, peaches are cooked in their own syrup to intensify the flavor and sweetness of the filling. In others, they are nuanced with wine.

Some modern variations include the addition of dry biscuits instead of amaretti or the use of walnuts instead of almonds. Another interesting alternative that I like to experiment with is the use of apricots, which offer a pleasant variation in taste and size… to eat in one bite!

I like to crumble a macaroon on the cooked stuffed peaches before serving and decorate with mint leaves for a contrast in color and texture. And if you also want to add a temperature contrast, you can serve them hot with a scoop of cream ice cream!

Stuffed peaches all year round

Stuffed peaches can be made at any time of the year thanks to the use of peaches in syrup*, which not only allow you to have a pantry ingredient always available, but they also reduce cooking times while maintaining the original taste.

By using peaches in syrup, in fact, the dessert is ready in a few minutes, without giving up the tradition and authentic flavor of the Piedmontese recipe.


Is spicy food good for you? Recipes, truths and myths – Gordon Ramsay’s version

Is spicy food good for you?  Recipes, truths and myths


When it comes to spicy food, opinions are often divided. Some love it for its bold, stimulating flavor, while others avoid it out of fear burn your tongue. But what is true in the saying that spicy food is good for you? In this article we’ll explore the truths and myths behind spicy food, providing recipes and tips for those looking to add a little spice to their diet.

The Benefits of Spicy Food

Spicy food contains a chemical compound called capsaicinresponsible for the sensation of heat that you feel when you eat chili peppers. This substance not only gives food its characteristic spicy flavor, but has also been shown to have several health benefits. Capsaicin is known for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and analgesic properties, which may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

Spicy recipes to try

For those who want to experiment with spicy food, here are some recipes to try:

Myths to dispel

Despite the many benefits of spicy food, there are also some myths that need to be debunked. One of the most common is that spicy food can cause gastric ulcers or damage the stomach. In fact, capsaicin can help protect the gastric mucosa and reduce the risk of ulcers, if consumed in moderation.

Spicy food can be a tasty and healthy addition to your diet, as long as you consume it in moderation. Experimenting with spicy recipes can not only add a little spice to your dishes, but it can also provide health benefits. So, don’t be afraid to spice up your cooking and enjoy the bold flavors that spicy food has to offer.


How to reduce food waste: practical guide – Gordon Ramsay’s version

Zero impact: tips for more sustainable cooking


The food waste it is a widespread problem throughout the world, with enormous consequences on the environment and the economy. Reducing food waste is not only an ethical action, but also a way to save money and make the most of the ingredients we use in the kitchen. In this practical guide for beginners, we will explore some effective strategies for reducing food waste and maximizing food use in the kitchen.

Use leftovers creatively

1. Recycle recipes

When we find ourselves with food scraps in the refrigerator, instead of throwing them away we can transform them into delicious recycled recipes. For example, stale bread can become crunchy croutons or delicious croutons for salads and soups. Leftover vegetables can be used to prepare a tasty minestrone or a colorful omelette. Experiment with the ingredients you have available and let your creativity run wild in the kitchen.

2. Freeze leftovers

If you’ve prepared too much food, don’t hesitate to freeze the leftovers for later. Soups, sauces and meat dishes keep well in the freezer and can be defrosted quickly for a quick and tasty meal. Make sure you use freezer-safe containers and clearly label foods to avoid confusion.

Optimize food storage

1. Organizing the refrigerator

Proper organization of your refrigerator can help you reduce food waste. Keep more perishable foods, such as meat and fish, in the coldest part of the refrigerator and place ready-to-eat foods, such as yogurt and salads, high up. Use airtight containers to store fresh food and avoid overloading the refrigerator, to promote proper air circulation.

2. Expiration date

Learn to read and interpret expiration dates on foods carefully. Many times, foods can also be consumed after the indicated dateas long as they are stored properly and show no signs of deterioration. Use the “check before you throw away” method to avoid throwing away food that is still perfectly edible.

Reducing food waste is a goal within everyone’s reach, which only requires a little attention and creativity in the kitchen. Make the most of the ingredients you have available, organize your refrigerator efficiently and learn to manage leftovers intelligently. With small daily gestures, we can help reduce food waste and make the most of our meals.


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