3-star Michelin star and chef to the stars, Heinz Beck shares a delicious recipe of his! Try this delicious pasta recipe which is his signature dish and Michelle Obama's favourite!


  • Filling

  • 5 Yolks

  • 60 gr Pecorino cheese

  • 80 ml Whipped cream

  • Salt

  • White pepper

  • Fagottelli Pasta

  • 160 gr Flour

  • 80 gr Semola

  • 2 Yolks

  • 1 Egg

  • Salt

  • Veal Stock

  • 1 Kg Bones and trimmings of veal

  • Extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 Onions

  • 120 gr Carrots

  • 1 stalk Celery

  • 5 Cherry tomatoes

  • 1 bunch Rosemary

  • 10 shells White pepper

  • 3 lt Water

  • Dressing

  • 35 gr Roman bacon, (Guanciale)

  • 100 gr Zucchini

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 25 ml White wine

  • 50 ml Veal stock

  • 40 gr Pecorino cheese

  • Garnishment

  • Tellycherry pepper


  • The Filling:

  • 1.

    Beat the yolks in a double boiler and add little by little the grated Pecorino cheese to eggs.

  • 2.

    Add the white pepper, the salt, let cool and incorporate the whipped cream.

  • 3.

    Put the mixture into a sac-a-poche (pastry bag) and keep cool in a refrigerator for 1 hour.

  • The Fagottelli:

  • 1.

    Mix the flour with the semolina, add the egg yolks (keep 1 egg white aside), one egg, a pich of salt and water enough to obtain a solid dough.

  • 2.

    Work the dough for a long time and form a ball; wrap it in plastic wrap and cool it in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

  • 3.

    Roll out thinly the dough and cut into 7cm squares with the help of a squared mould.

  • 4.

    With the help of a spoon, spread the filling over the dough and close it in the shape of a cigarette.

  • 5.

    Press the dough with fingers, fold and cut out the "Fagottelli" with a toothed wheel.

  • The Veal Stock:

  • 1.

    Cut into small pieces the trimmings of veal; break the bones and put everything in a pan that can go in the oven with a little of extra virgin olive oil.

  • 2.

    Put in oven at 190°C and brown until the bones and trimmings become gold. Remove from oven, drain the oil in excess, add the vegetables previously cleaned and chopped, the rosemary, the shells of white pepper and continue to cook few minutes.

  • 3.

    Remove from heat and make cool.

  • 4.

    Cover the bones and the trimmings of veal with cold water and bring to a boil.

  • 5.

    Cook for about 2 hours on low heat.

  • 6.

    Skimming during cooking to remove the impurities that rise to the surface. Pass the veal stock through a clean cloth place over a fine strainer.

  • The Dressing:

  • 1.

    Cut the Roman bacon into julienne strips, dice zucchini and skip all in a pan with a little Extra virgin olive oil. Sprinkle with white wine, bring it to a boil and add the veal stock.


Check out for more information about Chef Heinz Beck's three exclusive 8-course dinners he is cooking at caffe Sicilia on November 28th, 29th and December 1st.

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