Autumn is upon us, the return to work or school has already arrived for almost everyone and, with the “lighter” wallet after the holidays and due to the surge in inflation, the days are getting shorter and the evenings getting cooler, the homemade dinners will be more and more popular. For those who don’t have time to shop or think about the menu, for those who aren’t a chef but want to make a good impression without ordering or buying ready meals, there is cooking box: boxes including a recipe and everything needed to prepare it.
Here are the best.
Tuscan Pici My Kitchen Box
The Chef Italo Bassi wrote the original recipe of Pici of this box which contains: the recipe step by step; Tuscan pici; breadcrumbs; anchovy and truffle sauce; extra virgin olive oil and garlic; salt crystals; Oregano.
O’ mare mio The starred dinners
Cannavacciuolo fans won’t be able to avoid the purchase: Cook the chef’s signature dish at home in minutes Antonino Cannavacciolo, 5 Michelin stars is the claim of the box. The package contains: spaghetti, fish stock, saffron stigmas, cryo-dried sea urchins, parsley, garlic, extra virgin olive oil, fine salt.
Second Chef Crostone polenta and ceps cooking box
Perfect for an autumn aperitif, inspired by the scents of the woods and Piedmontese cuisine, the kit contains the easy recipe with step-by-step instructions and requires a cooking time of just 15 minutes. Castelmagno Dop is the king of marbled cheeses, tasty and enveloping to create a creamy spreadable fondue. Instant polenta is quick and easy to prepare and already contains porcini mushrooms and is flavored with onion and parsley; in addition to croutons, you can prepare it soft and hot.
Sicilian busiate My kitchen box
Cooking like a chef has never been easier. The box contains the ingredients for chef Fabio Potenzano: busied belly; cherry tomato sauce; black olives; capers with sea salt; extra virgin olive oil; extra virgin olive oil and garlic; salt crystals; fine salt; black pepper.
Masterchef The Grain in the Ocean Mystery Box
To experience at home the great thrill of cooking and having fun as in Chef there is the Mystery Box of MasterChef Italy. The aim is to serve a dish with the turquoise hues of the Maldivian atolls at the table, in which it contrasts the bright orange of the precious mussels. Organic seaweed gives the dish a soft and enveloping base, which is enhanced by the decisive notes of anchovy perlage and the freshness of extra virgin olive oil with lemon. The mussels, with their delicate marinade, become the protagonists of the tasting, with delicate notes of the sea that are harmoniously incorporated by the perfect creaming of Parmigiano Reggiano Dop and milk cream.
To give as a gift
Culinary boxes are also a popular gift. However, if the tastes of the person who will receive the gift are not well known, there are boxes Smartbox Ingredients at home for 4 recipes for 2 people with Quomi. Smartbox gift boxes offer up to 39 months of validity and unlimited renewal.
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Smartbox also offers At the table with HelloFresha gift box in collaboration with HelloFresh, the Recipe Box with all the ingredients to cook tasty and always different dishes
The real cacio e pepe
The boxes come directly from Ariccia, in the heart of the Castelli Romani, a stone’s throw from the capital ilGustonline. In the Cacio e Pepe Box you will find everything you need for the most popular recipe in Rome. In the package that will arrive you will find: 500g of spaghetti alla chitarra from Gragnano Igp, 200g of Pecorino romano Dop, salt and pepper selected by Gustonline and the original recipe to make the recipe.
Want an ethnic but unknown dish? Full Set of Reishunger Thai Curry Paste has the ingredients needed to cook a Thai curry for 4 people. A 5-piece set with all the basic ingredients needed for a delicious Asian evening for up to 4 people, including step-by-step recipe instructions. Includes easy to prepare Thai Green Curry and Thai Red Curry, Thai Hom Mali Jasmine Rice (2x200g), Green Curry Paste (50g), Red Curry Paste (50g), Coconut Milk cream (2x250ml) and organic coconut blossom sugar (30g).
Home Sushi Cooking Box
Cooking sushi at home it is not easy to start by finding all the ingredients. The rice must be the right one, as well as the vinegar. With this box you will only have to buy fish or fresh vegetables. The box contains: Kikkoman soy sauce, rice vinegar for sushi, wasabi tube, nori seaweed for sushi, rice for sushi, pickled ginger, bamboo mat for sushi maki, disposable chopsticks.