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LovinBox #6 - Il Primo

By Nicola

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am


Every week with LovinBox we aim to bring you something new, vibrant and fresh and this week we think we've hit the nail on the head. Tucked away on Montague Street, Il Primo is one of Dublin's best and most authentic Italian restaurants. They focus on gorgeous flavoursome ingredients and their risotto is the stuff of legend. When Niall visited he proclaimed it "ridiculously simple and tasty", in short; real Italian food. To get in on the action, get your box here.


Il Primo Clare island organic Salmon salad with anchovy, crayfish, lemon alioli and orzo pasta pesto.


From Il Primo themselves:

Il Primo restaurant cooks authentic rustic Italian food. We are located on Montague Street (between Wexford Street and Harcourt Street) and having been in love with Dublin for more than 20 years now. Our wines are individually selected from all over Italy to give our customers a broad spectrum of choice. We have created this dish especially for the Lovin Dublin community and hope that you enjoy it and that we will meet in person soon.



  • Salmon
  • Anchovy
  • Crayfish
  • Salad leaves
  • Fennel
  • Parsley
  • Oranges
  • Orzo pasta
  • Pesto sauce:
  • Garlic
  • Basil
  • Parmesan
  • Pinenuts
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • pepper
  • Dressings:
  • Olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Mustard
  • Sunflower oil
  • Eggs
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Pepper



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