Babu's three summer recipes

Babu's three summer recipes

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy lunches and dinners outdoors, with dishes that are both simple to prepare and refined in taste. In this article, I will present some Italian summer recipes that use typical products, ideal for delighting your guests with authentic and fresh flavors. 

Lemon and Shrimp Risotto  

Ingredients: Arborio rice, fresh shrimp, lemon, vegetable broth, onion, white wine, butter, extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper.  

Preparation: Sauté chopped onion in oil, add rice and toast it. Deglaze with white wine, then gradually add broth. Halfway through cooking, add shrimp and grated lemon zest. Toss with butter before serving.  


Spelt Salad with Vegetables, Feta and Watermelon  

Ingredients: Spelt, zucchini, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, basil, chopped watermelon, extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper.  

Preparation: Cook the farro and let it cool. Cut vegetables into cubes and mix with farro, add crumbled feta, season with oil, salt and pepper, and garnish with fresh basil. 

Caprese with Buffalo Mozzarella and Peaches  

Ingredients: Buffalo mozzarella, fresh peaches, arugula, extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, balsamic vinegar.  

Preparation: Slice the mozzarella and peaches. Arrange on a plate with the arugula. Season with oil, salt, pepper and a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.  

The Italian summer recipes presented are ideal for lunches and dinners marked by simplicity and sophistication. Experiment with these dishes using typical Italian products to bring an authentic and tasty touch to your table. 

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