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Linguine with broccoli on Provolone Valpadana PDO mild fondue

Do we want to experiment with a dish full of flavour nuances? So, let's get to work to prepare a first course of linguine with broccoli on a fondue of Provolone Valpadana PDO. mild. It is a recipe that requires a fair amount of skill, but the result will be surprising!

45 MIN.


  • 600 g of broccoli
  • 320 g of linguine
  • 250 g of Provolone Valpadana PDO mild
  • 150 ml of liquid cream
  • 60 g of breadcrumbs
  • 8 anchovy fillets
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt, pepper and chillies


  1. Take the Provolone Valpadana PDO mild and dice it. Then put the diced cheese in a bowl with the cream.
  2. Cover the bowl with cling film and cook in a double boiler until the cheese has melted completely. Filter and keep to one side.
  3. Toast the breadcrumbs in a pan with a drizzle of oil and a pinch of chopped chilli. When it has become crunchy, turn off the heat and set aside.
  4. Then pour 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil into a pan and add a peeled garlic clove, cut in half and without the germ.
  5. After having cleaned and cut the broccoli, cook them in salted boiling water for 10 minutes.
  6. Once the broccoli is cooked, drain it and put it in the pan with the garlic. Then add the anchovy fillets and a pinch of chilli.
  7. Cook everything for about 10 minutes over medium heat, until the broccoli is soft.
  8. While cooking the linguine, blend the sauce with two tablespoons of the pasta cooking water. The desired result is a thick and uniform cream, to be put back in the hot pan.
  9. Heat the fondue with Provolone Valpadana PDO mild and then pour it into a soup plate.
  10. Drain the pasta and season it with the broccoli cream. Then put it in the soup plate, on top of the fondue.
  11. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and serve.

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