catering & banqueting

La Grande Mela offers creative catering for a wide range of events, from an intimate dinner in your home for a few guests to larger receptions, from movie openings to book presentations, exhibition openings to aperitifs, as well as cocktails, lunches and dinners.

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Levi’s Cake

This is surely the best chocolate cake I’ve ever eaten in my life; my mother used to make it on very special occasions. Please notice that you have to make it 48 hours ahead! Serves 200 gr caster sugar 200

Pubblicato in Desserts, Recipes

Burmese king prawns in spiced tomato paste

This flavory and wondrous recipe is of Burmese origins, specifically by William Myatwunna, an excellent chef in Yangon, whom I had the honor of cooking with. My version is just a little lighter in onions, garlic and oil, only to

Pubblicato in International, Recipes, Main dishes, Vegetarian

Spaghetti in Venetian sauce

The Venetian spaghetti is called “Bigoli” and is common in Northern Italy, often those of whole grain. Since it will be probably difficult to find them out of Italy, subsitute with normal spaghetti and it will do just as well.

Pubblicato in First course, Recipes, Vegetarian

Cacciatora Seitan

Cacciatora in Italian is a word connected to the sport of hunting; the recipe is largely diffused but has Tuscan origins and normally includes meat,  chicken or rabbit. Serves 4 400 gr seitan 400 gr tomato sauce 1 small onion

Pubblicato in Recipes, Light recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

Ezme Salad

Ezme is a Turkish word which can be translated as “mashed”, so this is a kind of a mashed salad, very delicious and easy to prepare. Serve with a plain pita or whole crackers. Serves 4 4 tomatos 1 large

Pubblicato in Starters, Sides, International, Recipes, Light recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian
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