This zucchini cream is a panacea for those craving the mild sweetness of summer all year round. The gentle pleasantness of courgettes is complemented by a touch of sour and a rich blend of aromatic herbs. Fresh and glorious, to be spread on croutons, hard-boiled eggs, to accompany anchovies and roasts or even to season pasta and risotto.
Ingredients: zucchini, onion, bay leaf , basil, sage, oregano, rosemary, garlic, extra virgin olive oil, vinegar , salt.
For Casa Matilda in Dogliani, preserving fruits and vegetables grown in the company's gardens and orchards is a serious matter. Inside each jar only raw materials of impeccable quality raised with dedication in the fields (and without the help of pesticides and herbicides) and selected with craftsmanship. The recipes are those of the Piedmontese tradition handed down from past generations and each of the compotes, mustards, appetizers and creams faithfully carry the taste of the main ingredient, which is never alternated with the use of thickeners, preservatives, additives, aromas or artificial colors. Fruits are always harvested and transformed only when they reach the perfect ripeness degree, thus allowing adding just a really small quantity of cane sugar and fresh lemon juice to balance. To the vegetables, only extra virgin olive oil of exceptional quality, unrefined salt refined, their own vinegar and aromatic herbs from the same garden are added. Pasteurization takes place at a very low temperature over indirect heat, so that the original colors and scents of fresh fruit and vegetables are preserved. Casa Matilda's products are small glass masterpieces, bijoux containing all the genuineness of the Piedmont countryside.