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Rocco’s Minestrone soup

Il Matto restaurants receive the prestigious Trip Advisor Travelers' Choice Certificate of Excellence 2020. Thank you for your supportive and authentic comments! Looking forward to serving you and hearing from you - Rocco Cortina, owner.

Rocco’s Penne alla Puttanesca

Rocco prepares a quick and delicious penne pasta recipe for us. Penne alla Puttanesca is a very popular Neapolitan dish that can be cooked in no time. For the full Penne alla Puttanesca recipe.

Spaghetti Carbonara with fresh Quebec salmon

Rocco Cortina shows us how to make spaghetti carbonara with a Quebec twist by adding fresh salmon caught in the Matapedia river pools of the Glenn-Emma sector in Gaspésie. To watch the video of Rocco preparing the recipe: Spaghetti Carbonara with fresh Quebec salmon

Mushroom risotto for Rocco

Rocco’s Restaurant Cortina it Matto Quebec must prepare a risotto for his beautiful mom. It reveals the secret recipe that his mother taught him when he was a young Quebec-Italian in 1981…

Rocco on the Signé M show

The owner of Ristorante il Matto received a special visit: Louis-François Marcotte and his guest PY Lord chose the Matto for the shooting of TVA's show Signé M.