Charming and enchanting, Appietto’s Christmas Market holds its promises – layout and organisation efficiently planned, delightful moments for all – wandering through the stands, and sipping hot spicy wine … Christmas chalets truly invite the festive spirit !
Monthly Archives November 2013
– 1 thick slice of salmon (800gr)
– 1 lemon juice
– 4 tomatoes
– 6 mushrooms
– 10 ‘chérie’ potatoes
– olive oil, salt, pepper, coarse salt, thyme, pink berries, mustard, balsamic+sherry vinegar, parsley, butter and lettuce
Crush the pink berries and chop the parsley. Reserve the juice of 1 lemon. Wash, peel and chop the mushrooms, then fry them in a frying pan with some olive oil and a little butter, sprinkle parsley on them and put aside.
Slice the onions and fry with sunflower oil until tender, add a little su...Read More
If you are ever wondering which is the highest village on the island, here she is; Calasima, at 1095m. Situated in the heart of the Niolu region (north-west), and offering a splendid view of the Paglia Orba peak (2525m). Isn’t that an interesting reason to go out of your way and take a look?
photo credit: Wikimedia
Just outside of Ajaccio, there is the very quaint little village of Appietto, expanding from the Monte Gozzi right down to the coastline of the Gulf de Lava. Traces of the medieval past can still be viewed with fortresses/chapels, reminding us of hardship and conflicts that once were. The Monte Gozzi (which I am particularly fond of) towers from its 716m, and a notable choice for trekking over the spring/early summer months, and the whole municipality is doted with archeological tresors just waiting for you too.
This year brings the 6th edition of this...
– 4 courgettes
– 400grs white meat
– salt, pepper, thyme + garlic powder
– 4 tomatoes
– Tome Corse (cheese)
– Muscat Corse
– olive oil
Heat the oven to 180°
Slice the courgettes lengthwise in two, extracting the seeds. Blanch them in boiling water for 3-4mins, strain and let them cool.
In a salad bowl, put the salted/peppered meat along with the egg, add some catnip and mix. Stuff the courgettes with this filling, sprinkle the Corsican ‘tome’ and spray some olive oil on top.