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Tonno alla carlofortinaIn questa pagina trovate alcuni tra i piatti tipici della cucina tabarkina che fanno parte del menu del Tonno di Corsa.

La maggior parte dei piatti sono a base di pesce e ovviamente a farla da padrone è il tonno.

Da segnalare il cashcà, una variante del cous cous tunisino, a base di verdure fresche di stagione che i nostri avi hanno acquisito durante la loro permanenza a Tabarka, piccola isola della Tunisia dove vissero prima della colonizzazione dell'isola di San Pietro.

Un altra curiosità tipica della cucina locale è la bobba, una minestra a base di fave secche e verdure di stagione.
 

Cascà
Cascà
Type of dish: First courses

The Casca is a variation of the tunisian couscous recipe. It actually consists of wheat bran properly prepared and steamed in the couscous specific pot. It is seasoned with fresh legumes and vegetables. 

Tags: Casca, Cous cous, Kuskus
cassulli
Cassulli
Type of dish: First courses

Gnocchi shaped homemade pasta. The dressing of this dish is a tasty sauce with tuna, tomatoes, pesto and Parmesan cheese. 

Tags: Pasta
Tuna alla carlofortina
Tuna alla carlofortina
Type of dish: Main courses

At the first sight this dish looks like a braised meat dish. It is cooked in a casserole in a brown sauce with white wine and flavored with bay leaves and vinegar.

Tags: Tuna, Vinegar
Heart of tuna
Heart of tuna
Type of dish: Starters

It 's actually the cardiac muscle of tuna, treated as a cold cut. Our proposal is to serve it sliced in a small salad with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar. 

Tags: Tuna, Balsamic vinegar
Musciamme
Musciamme
Type of dish: Starters

This part of the tuna could be compared to the fillet. The musciamme is treated like cold cuts in general, it remains pickled for a period of 30 days, and after that it is ready to be eaten. It is a perfect starter, sliced and dressed with a drizzle of olive oil and served with tomato and "facussa" (a vegetable similar to cucumber that grows only on our island).

Tags: Musciamme, Tuna, Tomato, Facussa

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