Italian Deli Wants You to Turn Lockdown Into Lift-Off with a Mouthwatering Polli Picnic

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Get the finest Italian food, snack, condiment and beverage brands on Italian Deli’s digital platter. Enjoy Italian quality, mouth-watering flavours, and healthier living, delivered to your doorstep. You can turn lockdown into lift-off by thinking Italian, and getting mouth-watering Polli vegetables, olives, preserves, pickles, peppers, pesto’s, sauces & conserves for a pantry full of picnic possibilities.

It is said that in the kitchen, the simple things are the most complicated to make: achieving a good condiment with few, bold-tasting ingredients is far from easy. Here are six typically Italian picnic ideas for your mouthwatering Polli picnic. Buon Appetito!

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Polli Pasta Perfecto

Create your own perfecto Polli Pasta – try the light, delicate Polli Pesto, simply stirred into your favourite pasta for a delicious and quick meal.

Polli Artichoke Bruschetta

Bake a tasty Polli Artichoke bruschetta with scamorza cheese. Spread slices of farmhouse bread with the Polli bruschetta sauce and cover with the diced scamorza or mozzarella cheese, and finely chopped parsley. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and bake in the oven at 180°C for 15 minutes. Buon appetito!

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Polli Black Olive Baguette

Polli Black Olive Spread is a versatile pantry staple. Try a Baguette or Ciabatta filled with delicious cold meats, or cheeses, fresh rocket and a thick layer of the Black Olive Spread for the most delicious home sandwich.

Polli Aglio Garlic, oil and Chilli Pepper Pasta

Polli Aglio is a magnifico tasty and delicious recipe ready to dress pasta dishes, croutons and bruschettas. This precious Italian Garlic, Oil and Chilli Pepper condiment will amaze you with its bold flavour. Gloriously versatile, Polli Aglio will enrich your spaghetti or pennette, and if you add tomato sauce, you’ll have the perfect base for an arrabbiata and for an impromptu pasta after an aperitif.

It only takes 10 minutes before tucking in. Mix two tablespoons of condiment per portion, together with the pasta you have just drained, and wait for the aroma of chilli pepper and garlic to waft up from the plate. You can add a sprinkling of chopped parsley for added zest.


Polli Caesar Salad

Add the finest artichokes from the Mediterranean area in extra virgin olive oil, ready to be savoured in any season. Processed fresh, they retain the noble taste of the artichoke and are artfully seasoned, with spices and fresh herbs, providing the typical flavours of classic Italian recipes. Add to a bed of romaine lettuce and croutons, dress with lemon juice, garlic, Parmesan cheese and black pepper.

Polli Pizzaiola Mushroom Quiche

Boil 250 gr potatoes, peel them and mash them in a bowl. Add 250 gr smoked scamorza or mozzarella cheese, drained and chopped Pizzaiola mushrooms, one egg, and 200 ml béchamel. Combine all the ingredients well, and add salt and pepper to taste. Spread 1 roll round flaky pastry in a pan, pour the mixture on top and bake at 180°C for about 30 minutes.

Drink in Style

Top off your perfect Polli picnic with San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna sparkling drinks and waters. Enjoy a healthy dose of Mediterranean sunshine. And should social distancing measures be here to stay for now, perhaps we can sing to each other as we picnic in Italian style.

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