APERITIVO is an authentic Italian tradition that pairs delicious small-plate fare with light and refreshing alcoholic drinks during the early evening hours. This relaxing prelude to dinner is meant to “open” the palate, dazzling tastebuds with an array of fresh Mediterranean fl avours. Italy’s famed premium lager, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, pairs beautifully with the Aperitivo tradition. It’s crisp and refreshing character, coupled with its delicate flavour, make it the perfect Aperitivo accompaniment.

 To bring the Italian Aperitivo occasion to life, Peroni has chosen to work with Italian Michelin starred chef Giorgio Locatelli. An ambassador of the Peroni brand, Locatelli was commissioned to create a menu of bite-sized Italian dishes to accompany the world’s leading premium Italian lager. He has created ten perfect Aperitivo recipes to enjoy with Peroni Nastro Azzurro.



Crostone d'Njua

Recipe: Crostone D’Ndjua

100g ‘nduja
300g onion focaccia
Olive oil

Slice the focaccia into a 7cm x 2.5cm strips and gently warm the bread in the oven. Gently spread a very thin layer of ’ndjua on top of the focaccia. NOTE: ‘Nduja is a soft, spicy, spreadable salami, a very typical calabrian food.






Recipe: Focaccia alla Rucola, Burrata e Olio

1 burrata (250g)
Handful of fresh arugula
300g plain focaccia
120g extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper

Hand blend the arugula leaves with the olive oil until pureed. Warm up the focaccia in the oven and cut into 5cm x 3cm strips. Spread the arugula puree on top of the focaccia and place a slice of burrata on top and drizzle with olive oil. Season to taste. Serves 6.


Find more of Giorgio Locatelli’s recipes for L’Aperitivo di Peroni at peroniitaly.com


















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