As promised here are photos from the Atlantic City Food and Wine Show.. held recently at Bally’s Casino.. was a paradise for foodies….great wines and foods..and many tastings going on all day ….and all weekend…
Also one of my recipes I put together onstage at the show …that many of you have been emailing for the recipe …. was Ricotta Cream with fresh Jersey peaches marinated in Franciacorta rose wine. Here’s the recipe, but be sure to use a great Franciacorta. (Thanks to Terranova wines for providing the Franciacorta)
Ricotta Cream with Marinated Peaches
*1 lb fresh ricotta cheese
*1/2 cup sugar
*1/2 cup dark (70% cocoa or more) chocolate chips or shaved chocolate
*1 lb fresh peaches -peeled, pitted and sliced
*1/2 cup sugar
*1 fresh lemon
In bowl place fresh ricotta, place in sugar and chocolate chips stir. Set aside,place in refrigerator.
In a separate bowl, place in sliced peeled fresh peaches, sprinkle on sugar, squeeze lemon on top, pour in Franciacorta rose wine. Marinate for 20 minutes in refrigerator.
Shave some dark chocolate on plate place dollop of ricotta cream on one side of plate and some peaches on the other.Serve chilled.
The “Bella Luna Weekend” includes:
Breakfast each morning
A collection of Italian Recipes extracted from personal travels and well loved cookbooks
“Bella Luna” cooking demonstration
Meal prepared by Celebrity Chef Maria Liberati
Cheese and Wine Pairing
Antipasti Demonstration and Tasting
Tour of Lancaster’s Central Market (with extended stay)
A fine gift from your host at The Harvest Moon
All for $225.00 per person (not including tax)
In order to keep the weekend personalized, limited space is available. Lodging is additional to the package price. Call to inquire of room prices. Book now by calling 888-824-3763 or visit www.harvestmoonbandb.com
Mangia Bene, Vivi Bene,