In Italy I didn’t often prepare pasta, when I can choose I prefer to eat something else. I won’t tell you then here in Shanghai! Apart from the shanghainese noodles that I adore (I must do them once) I completely snub it. But in front of the asparagus I had no doubts: a platter of...
Pumpkin, mushrooms and chestnuts soup
Pumpkin, mushrooms and chestnuts soup: in a spoon all the flavors of autumn … Autumn here in Shanghai, however, is quite different from those I’m used to! On the market stalls there are cabbages, pumpkins of all kinds, mushrooms, persimmons, chestnuts, roasted chestnuts. But it’s hot, and the trees are still green. However, the general...
Sichaunese wontons in chilli oil sauce
The wontons. One of the first dishes that I tried when I came to China, thanks to which I had a positive feeling with this cuisine, today are here on this blog, in the Chengdu version. Dumplings filled with pork meat, seasoned with a sauce that is a joy of spices and aromas, that will...
Pumpkin soup with marinated tofu
Here again the pumpkin! In a simple and comforting main dish!