Blog

A simple Tuscan egg recipe you won’t forget

Fried egg with emulsion of oil and vinegar and Tarese (leaner large slice of pancetta) – Photo-recipe from Chef Marco Stabile presented at Villa Campestri Olive Oil Resort, 26 October 2013.

Recipe is for one serving.

Fresh olive oil 
1 fresh organic free-range egg
3 slices of Tarese pancetta sliced very thinly
1 bottle of apple cider vinegar

Marco explained this dish as a variation on American bacon and eggs for breakfast—but he served it as a first course for lunch. (I could also see this as a terrific supper dish, maybe with an abundant green salad on the side.)
He used one fresh organic free-range egg, olive oil from this year’s harvest, barrel-aged apple vinegar, Maldon salt, and a slice of a pancetta called tarese that comes from the region around San Giovanni Valdarno and is cut from very large pigs to make very big slabs of “bacon” that are then aged for 60 to 90 days.

He heated oil in a sauté pan, then put a ring mold in the pan and added the egg white. While it cooked, he arranged the rest of the ingredients. When the white was set, he removed it from the heat and laid the yolk in the center, so that it would warm and thicken in the residual heat of the egg white. He transferred that with a spatula to a heated serving dish, then combined the oil with half its weight in vinegar and a pinch of salt, whisked that to an emulsion and poured it over the egg, topping it with a very thin slice of tares.

A simple Tuscan egg recipe that will impress any guest! 

 

 

Quick Booking


  • Data di Arrivo:

  • Notti:

  • Camere:

  • Adulti:

  • Bambini:

What you can do at Villa Campestri: discover all our activities

A Resort nestled in the Tuscan countryside on the proximity of Florence can really offer many emotions and many things to do. If you’re wondering what you can do at Villa Campestri then discover all our activities with us!

Why spend a holiday at Villa Campestri

Villa Campestri is an ancient Renaissance Villa immersed in the green of the Mugello just a few kilometers from Florence. Tuscany is more and more chosen as a holiday destination, discover why spending a holiday at Villa Campestri!

The best moments of 2019 spent with you! Part 2

The emotions spent in pleasant company are indelible memories that never vanish. Let’s relive once again the best moments of 2019 spent with you!

The best moments of 2019 spent with you! Part 1

Meeting people from all over the world by welcoming them into our ancient Villa is something special for us, who allows us to create authentic bonds that often turn into precious friendships. Let’s relive together the best moments of 2019 spent with you!

Tuscan Tagliata: the best recipes to cook it!

Tuscan cuisine is full of tasty dishes famous all over the world. The presence of numerous cattle farms in the area has made the meat dishes of the real specialties. Discover with us the famous Tuscan Tagliata and the best recipes to cook it!

What to do for the Immaculate in Tuscany

The feast of the immaculate is approaching and offers a wonderful opportunity to take advantage of a weekend immersed in the peace and quiet of nature in search of moments of relaxation. Discover with us what to do for the Immaculate in Tuscany!

5 luxury farmhouses in Tuscany

Nowadays, the farm is not only synonymous with a bucolic environment, nature and animals but also with luxury. Discover with us 5 luxury farmhouses in Tuscany!

The most beautiful villages near Florence

Towers, castles, villas and abbeys characterize the landscapes of the Tuscan towns. Come with us on a journey to discover the most beautiful villages near Florence!