COOKING WITH SAFFRON AT THE MACCHI RESIDENCE

Here we are, Wednesday morning, and today is "the Macchi family recipe day". Being the procrastinator that I am I decided yesterday was the day that I will make my famous Swedish “Saffrans Bullar” (Saffron buns) to share with all of you. I went...

A Dinner At Home Using Freshly Arrived Summer Truffles

This evening I was in the mood to have an earthy meal for dinner. Knowing that the fresh summer truffles just arrived this morning at Macchi Inc., I decided to ask Paolo if he could do his magic tonight, and prepare something for us specifically to satisfy my...

Cooking with the Macchi Family: Bottarga

Since Paolo’s family originates from the north of Italy the region of Lombardia, bottarga was not at all consumed growing up. When we started importing it in 2002 to Montreal we have done plenty of research and followed traditional recipes as well as made our own ways...

Cooking with the Macchi Family: Prosciutto

At home, Paolo is the one that enjoys cooking the most. I am usually the designated assistant and assembler, and of course the eater! This evening, Paolo and I made this very homey pasta dish with prosciutto di parma. Nothing too fancy, a nice feel good meal, but...