Maddalena has always had a true passion for traditional Lombardo cooking. Between traditional recipes, books on typical dishes and cookery courses, this Cesarina also became a partner at a cooking school. With time, she became a true expert of Milanese gastronomy, even giving lectures on the subject at The University of the Third Age.
Today she welcomes us into her home in the centre of Milan, a stone’s throw away from the famous Quadrilatero della Moda and Porta Garibaldi. Milan’s main attractions, such as the Pinacoteca di Brera, La Scala and the Duomo al Castello Sforzesco are just a short walk from her appartment– or a metro ride, if you’re feeling a bit lazy. Maddalena’s house is basically the perfect place to start discovering the city.
- Chisolini (fried gnocchi with salami selection)
- Pumpkin risotto
- California beef (named after a small town near Milan)
- Buttered cauliflower
- ‘Charlotte Milanese’ (apple, sultana and pine nut dessert)
- Fitascetta (a speciality from the Como area)
- Milanese-style creamed asparagus
- Salt cod pie
- Green beans in ‘sweet and sour’ sauce
- Crema del Lario dessert
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