Five ideas and tips on how to use Mortadella in the most creative ways. Some ideal solutions for a refreshing and tasty happy hour.

The pairing of Spritz and Mortadella reflects the summery atmosphere of the beaches in Emilia-Romagna, the Italian region where mortadella was originally born. Among its most famous beach towns are Rimini and Riccione. Both are known for their lively nightlife, making them a popular vacation destination for young people.  But the many amenities of all kinds that Rimini and Riccione have to offer also attract families and couples of all ages. For everyone (excluding children clearly) aperitivo is a must, better if served with a local charcuterie product paired with a glass of Spritz. The mortadella and Spritz combo is an all-time classic that you can’t go wrong with. That’s also a must for your homemade aperitivo!

Here you have a few recipes which use mortadella as the main ingredient, perfect for adding a gourmet touch.

  1. Focaccia with pistachio pesto and Mortadella

These two ingredients are a delicious combo, which has become very trendy in the last few years in Italy. If you’re not a big fan of pistachio, a valid alternative is basil pesto.

  1. Tomatoes Stuffed with Couscous and Mortadella

A light recipe in case you want to keep some space for the rest of the dinner. It’s also easy and quick to make!

  1. Parmesan and mortadella cookies

These little bites are the perfect finger food for adults and kids. If you are planning to have a standing aperitivo or a buffet, these will work just fine.

  1. Pinwheel sandwiches filled with mortadella, ricotta cheese and pistachio

We recommend these ones as the go-to solution for our lazy or very busy chefs. They take no more than 10 minutes to make, you’ll just have to follow a few simple steps and wait for them to cool down in the fridge.

  1. Strudel stuffed with mortadella, mozzarella and pistachios

Want to try something different? This salty strudel will surprise your guests who will ask if you have another one in the oven!

Choose the recipe you like the most and have fun making your aperitivo. Just one rule to follow:  you cannot miss our mortadella!


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