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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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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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Interview with Chef Francesco Parravicini (Palmaria Restaurant)

Beauty and fashion magazine ELLE (Italy) recently interviewed Francesco Parravicini, executive chef at Palmaria Restaurant in Portovenere. Chef Francesco, born in 1973, has already made a name for himself in Milan, where he became famous at a young age for his unexpected novice performances. Among his previous experiences are Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan, […]

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