Italian Christmas in a whiff

By Fabio Cuccheli
2 December 2014 11:56 AM

Italian Christmas in a whiff

Photo: Zafferano

Characterized by its simplicity, Italian food outshines with its quality of ingredients. Rustic dishes are especially popular due to its robust flavors and traditional influence. We have brought together 3 recipes from Chef Fabio Cucchelli’s Italian cuisine. As this Christmas indulgence goes Milanese style, we look forward to the spread of love and joy. 

Terrine of foie gras
A zesty spread that is perfect for celebration meals
Christmas-style sea bass escalope
Pan-seared, served with baby spring vegetables and carrot ginger puree
Rainbow cakeBraised veal cheek
Succulent guancia di vitello for an Italian-style Christmas

Originally from Milan, Fabio Cuccheli was introduced to the culinary world at an early age due to a great passion for food. Fabio first honed his culinary skills at Pietro D’Abano Culinary School before moving on to various award-winning restaurants like Californian three-star Michelin restaurant, French Laundry. He was also at Ristorante La Siriola of the Siriola Group in Italy. He currently leads the kitchen team at Zafferano, the restaurant situated atop Singapore's Ocean Financial Centre's 43rd floor. Fabio's culinary philosophy and passion revolves strongly around preserving an ingredient's natural flavours and complimenting them with other fresh and seasonal produce, and this clearly transcends into his cooking.


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