Almost midsummer!

Whether you are at the seaside or in the city, maybe you are planning a dinner among friends. Here are some ideas for a light menu accompanied by a few glasses of wine, because you can drink Chianti even in summer, fresco,  at 16 degrees.

Sauerkraut and orange salad

Why don’t you start with a sauerkraut and  orange salad?  It’s quick to prepare, it’s light but tasty and you can serve it as a starter.

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Fresh pasta with favas and ricotta

Turning to the main course, La Cucina Italiana proposes fresh pasta with favas and ricotta. A light and fresh meal, perfect for a summer dinner!

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Calamari with garlic and lemon scent

Later on, a good idea would be to serve fish: squid with garlic and lemon is an easy to prepare course,  very pleasant, light and a sure hit for those who like this kind of fish and do not want to taste it only fried, but accompanied by an aromatic and tasty sauce!

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Classic Lemon Cheesecake

And finally we were inspired by a fresh dessert: a classic lemon cheesecake. Easy to prepare without baking, you may serve it  accompanied by a Vinsanto Chianti D.O.C.G.!

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