“Gallo nature” spelt soup with butternut squash, sage and dry porcini mushroom

Pay attention foodies, this earthy, tasty recipe full of rustic charm is the perfect choice for your meal in this upcoming autumn season. Flavoursome Italian spelt soup with butternut squash, sage and a touch of indulgence from the dry porcini mushroom.

Spelt is an amazing wholegrain which is very tasty and should be used more often in our kitchens. Rich in fibre and protein, it also has a low level of gluten and is highly recommended for who suffers of diabetes.

Believe me, when the first cold days will arrive, you will love this cosy and comforting dish.

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Danilo Cortellini @ Mercato Metropolitano 28/04/2017

Danilo Cortellini, Head Chef at the Italian Embassy and MasterChef: The Professionals 2015 finalist, will be hosting a dinner and cookery demonstration at Mercato Metropolitano, inspired by Danilo’s cookbook, “4 Grovesnor Square: The menu of the Italian Embassy in London”.

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“4 Grosvenor Square” cookbook SupperClub in east London Nov 30th


MasterChef Professional finalist Danilo Cortellini is back! Not so much with a bang but with a book would you believe and just in time for Xmas I hear you say. Some say he should have won the final last year, well we do anyway. TO CHECK MENU, LOCATION AND BOOK CLICK HERE

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Launch event of the cookbook “4 Grosvenor Square” 25 Nov 2016


Danilo Cortellini, Head Chef of the Italian Embassy in London and Masterchef:The Professionals 2015 finalist, will present his first cook book "4 Grosvenor Square"with a tasty 4 course tasting menu with canapes and wine pairing. The dishes are all featured in details in the book. The book is available on pre-order on this page or directly from Danilo's team on the night of the dinner at a special rate.

BOOK HERE: http://bit.ly/2ec0RJM

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Danilo @ Welcome Italia 2016 23/10/2016

Sunday 23/10/2016 at 12.00 I will be at Welcome Italia, showcasing this amazing "Uovo in Raviolo", a dish close to my heart from Ristorante San Domenico Imola. I'll see you there http://www.welcome-italia.co.uk/en/ ...

Risotto Masterclass with Riso Gallo: the secrets of Italian rice


During National Rice Week (19th - 26th September) the celebration of Riso Gallo 160th anniversary goes on with a fantastic partly hands-on lesson and demo withDanilo Cortellini, Head Chef of the Italian Embassy in London and Masterchef:The Professionals 2015 finalist on how to master the techniques of making the perfect risotto and plenty of other recipes with Italian rice. You will pick up some of his trade secrets and tips and leave with the confidence that you will be able to recreate the dishes at home. After the class, you can enjoy a lovely 3 course meal while sipping on delicious Italian wine.


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Danilo Cortellini present: Chef’s Table experience with Imperiale d’Abruzzo on July 15th 2016


Danilo Cortellini, Head Chef of the Italian Embassy in London andMasterchef:The Professionals 2015 finalist, will present the tasty cuisine of his beloved homeland Abruzzo with the amazing products of Imperiale d'Abruzzo.

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