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When History & Regions meet in the Kitchen: Creative Recipe by Chef Francesco Parravicini

Francesco Parravicini, Chef at Palmaria Restaurant in Portovenere, thinks and creates outside the box. He proposes a creative menu that embraces not only local culinary traditions from Liguria’s Gulf of Poets, but also revisited dishes from neighboring regions, such as Tuscany, Emilia Romagna and Lombardy. This philosophy allows for you to enjoy an innovative gastronomic […]

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Creative Recipe: Creamed Codfish, Wholemeal Polenta & Cracker

Are you looking for a special dish to prepare during your Easter break? Or simply searching for an original fish-based recipe for any occasion? Francesco Parravicini, Executive Chef at Palmaria Restaurant (Grand Hotel Portovenere) in Liguria’s Gulf of Poets, proposes an Easter Lunch Menu that is full of dishes that reinvent local traditions with simplicity, […]

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Cooking Spectacle: Celebrity Chefs in Portovenere

Cooking Spectacle: Celebrity Chefs in Portovenere

  MasterChef Italia, which is the Italian version of the popular culinary talent show MasterChef, chose the Gulf of Poets – and particularly Portovenere – for an episode of its fifth season. The opening scenes showed breathtaking views of Portovenere’s colorful harbor, St. Peter Church and the pristine nature surrounding the bay and Palmaria Island. […]

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Christmas Recipe: Ravioli with salted codfish

In Italy, dishes with salted codfish are quite typical in the Christmas period. Francesco Parravicini, Chef at Palmaria Restaurant in Portovenere, has a delicious Christmas recipe to share: ravioli with Livorno-style salted codfish. His sea-themed proposal revisits a dish that is usually served as a main course, re-elaborating it as a first course with stuffed […]

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