Cooking Foods Italian Recipes – Pig & Asparagus Canelloni Rolls

Cooking Foods Italian Recipes – Pig & Asparagus Rolls

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Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (1)First, put half fist of marine salt in 3-4 liter of fresh water.

Add vegetable you like (as garlic, onion, carrot, etc.) and the head of pig in the cold water, cover with a lid, then set up the fire and make the water to boil.

Note that before to boil the head of pig you have to carefully clean and wash it, burn all the hair on top of a flame.

Keep boiling until a fork can easily be inserted in the tongue, it should be around 30 minutes after the water start to boil.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (3)Stop the fire, you can still keep the head inside the water until the hot cool down, when warm take out the head and put it in to a colander to drip the broth, keep the broth aside: we will use it later on.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (4)Using a knife clean all the flesh from the bones.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Just making the blade to follow the bones you will do the job done.

Get all the flesh including the ears, tongue, eyes and muzzle, only clean the tongue from its skin (which is hard).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (6)The bones will be discarded.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (9)Cut the flesh in pieces and put in to a bowl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (10)Put the pieces of flesh in to a blender.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (11)Minch the flesh with the blender.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (12)Cut in short pieces and cook the asparagus in little boiling water for 2-3 minutes, then add them to the pig.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blend it well.
Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (13)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add a couple of eggs to blend. Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (14)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Add 200 grams of grated cheese (100 grams for each one egg) remember more eggs make it liquid more cheese make it dry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (24)This time I use ready “lasagna” from the market.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (26)Boil 3-4 liters of water, put marine salt as to make any pasta, boil each one of the “lasagna” one or two minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (27)This is the secret to make a good oven cooked pasta!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (29)Take from the water.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (30)Put inside a bowl containing fresh water.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keep there two-three minutes. Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (32)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (33)Usually I transfer the lasagna to another container containing fresh water ready to be used to prepare the rolls.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (34)You can keep there until you will finish the preparation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (40)Put one spoon of extra virgin olive oil in to an oven-pan, in aluminum is just fine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (42)Add two spoons of tomato sauce, this will wet the bottom of your rolls.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (43)Just you have to spread it all around with a spoon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I use another clean oven-pan to make-up the rolls. Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (45)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (46)Add one spoon from the blender.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (49)…..and roll it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (50)So easy !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (52)Bring each roll to the other oven-pan, seat them side by side.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Complete filling the oven-pan. Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (53)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (56)Put in the oven at 400 Fahrenheit and let cook 5-6 minutes so the surface will dry a bit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (59)Put some butter in to a fry-pan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (61)Melt it, than add a couple of spoons of flour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (62)Stir well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add half glass of white wine. Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (64)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (68)Stir mixing with the flour and butter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (67)Add a pinch of marine salt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (66)Stir well until it looks like a cream….this is white wine “besciamella” cream !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (57)Get the rolls from the oven.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (70)Dress their top with the hot “besciamella” cream.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (74)Drop some broth here and there, may be one glass…or more, is upon to you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (76)Put back in the hot oven, cook another 15 minutes… as you smell a good smell it should be ready!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (79)Taken from the oven.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (80)Separate each “cannellone” to be seat in the dish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cannelloni Testina di Maiale ed Asparagi (81)So good ! buon appetito.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cooking Foods Italian Recipes – Pig & Asparagus Rolls

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