Pizzoecar ala pusc'ciavina

Pizzoecar Ala Pusc'ciavina Recipe

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This is a specialty from the Swiss kanton Graubuenden. It's also popular in upper Italy, where it is called "Pizzoccheri". Nowadays, the cheese which is used mostly is parmesan cheese, but if you want to make it authentic, try to get some gruyere-like Swiss cheese.
I listed this as "German" dish because JAP doesn't have Swiss to choose.


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45 Min
30 Min
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  • 100 g
    wheat flour (white)
  • 400 g
    buckwheat flour
  • 2 pinch
  • 1 c
  • 400 g
  • 400 g
    cabbage (originally savoy cabbage)
  • 100 g
  • 16
    sage leaves
  • 3 clove
  • 50 g
    gruyere cheese or similar swiss cheese
  • 2
    bay leaves

How to Make Pizzoecar ala pusc'ciavina


  1. make a dough from the two flours, salt and water, knead into a ball, wrap with foil and let rest in a cool place for 1/2 hour (not in the fridge)
  2. Peel potatoes, slice thinly. cut cabbage into ca. 3/4 inch pieces.
  3. Melt butter in a pot, add roughly chopped sage, set aside.
  4. Roll out dough on a floured surface, about 2-3 mm thick, cut into 1/2 inch stripes.
  5. Peel and half garlic cloves.
  6. In a large pot, bring 2 l salted water to a boil. Add garlic, bay leaves, and potatoes, boil for about 10 minutes.
  7. Add noodles and cabbage, boil 10-15 more minutes. Remove laurel.
  8. With a slotted spoon, scoop noodles and vegetables onto four plates, sprinkle with sage butter and grated cheese.

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About Pizzoecar ala pusc'ciavina

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: German

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