Meat Rolls with Lard, Walnuts and Licorice


Monotony is the enemy in the kitchen and so here is a recipe that will awaken the imagination and the palate of your guests. Appetizing meat rolls, stuffed with a filling of lard, walnuts and licorice. You have never eaten such an appetizing and original second course! Here is the recipe of the blogger Francesca Laruffa.

Ingredients for 4 people

  • 500 g thin slices of lacerto meat (like carpaccio)
  • 120 g of breadcrumbs
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 200 g of caciocavallo or provolone alternatively
  • 20 g of Parmesan cheese
  • 20 g of pecorino
  • parsley to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup of mashed potatoes
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of Amarelli Licorice Powder
  • 1 very thin slice of lard for each roll
  • Sage leaves


  1. Chop pecorino, parmesan and garlic
  2. Add salt, pepper and parsley.
  3. Mix everything with the breadcrumbs.
  4. Spread the slices of meat on a surface and lightly grease them with oil.
  5. Spread on each a sprinkling of the freshly prepared mix, a teaspoon of puree that you have mixed with licorice powder, a slice of lard and a caciocavallo caciocavallo.
  6. Roll up the meat and skewer more rolls (four or five) on skewer sticks.
  7. Brush the skewers with oil and wrap them with a sage leaf.
  8. To serve, lightly heat a few tablespoons of the puree in the microwave together with the Amarelli Licorice Powder, mix well, pour a few tablespoons on the rolls together with the chopped pistachios.