Silvia takes in the fresh sea air of San Benedetto del Tronto and discovers the secrets behind fritto misto, an Italian seaside speciality; she transforms luscious curds of ricotta into a sensational ricotta, chocolate and cherry tart, and turns the local wine of Abruzzo into savoury Italian waffles.
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9 Oct 2014 - 2:50 PM  UPDATED 23 Jun 2016 - 5:45 PM

Silvia Colloca takes in the fresh sea air of San Benedetto del Tronto and discovers the secrets behind fritto misto, an Italian seaside speciality. She travels to Ascoli Piceno to witness the creation of some of the country’s finest ricotta. Inspired by her experience, she heads home to Torricella and transforms luscious curds of ricotta into a sensational ricotta, chocolate and cherry tart. Silvia then calls on the local wine of Abruzzo to make magnificent savoury Italian waffles.

 

Recipes

Homemade ricotta (ricotta fatta in casa)

Crispy fried prawns and calamari (fritto misto)

Savoury white wine and olive oil waffles (pizzelle salate con vino)

Ricotta, chocolate and cherry tart (crostata con ricotta, cioccolato e ciliege)