Halloween is probably the most popular “imported” holiday in Italy. In the past years, we have seen it become more and more popular and kids love it, so I wanted to make something special to celebrate.
Luckily for us, Pumpkins are pretty easy to find in this season and I found some incredibly pretty (and tasty!) ones for this recipe!
Let’s see how I made the “Scary” Halloween Risotto!
Autumn in Italy brings back so many traditions! One of the most loved and known is the “Vendemmia” - the grape harvest.
In Molise, our small region in the South of Italy, the typical Grape kind is called Tintilia, and this is exactly what I used to make Mosto Cotto. Tintilia is a DOC Grape Variety - DOC stands for Denominazione di Origine Controllata (controlled designation of origin), so it can be found specifically in our area.Even if you do not have enough grapes to make wine, Italian cookbooks have something for you! This year I decided to make these fragrant Biscuits with cooked must.
What is Mosto cotto?Mosto cotto is made by cooking the liquid that results from the whole grape pressings including seeds and skin. By cooking it,