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Broccoli Pasta with Chilli and Garlic

Broccoli Pasta with Chilli and Garlic

Broccoli Pasta with Chilli and Garlic is great when I want or when I need a super hit of green vegetables. This pasta is so quick and easy to prepare that it’s hard to believe it’s so healthy. To be honest I’d eat broccoli all day long if […]

Vegetarian Mung Bean and Red Pepper Burger

Vegetarian Mung Bean and Red Pepper Burger

These Vegetarian Mung Bean and Red Pepper Burgers are quick and easy to make. The reason I use mung beans is because I find that they have a meaty taste so they are a perfect substitute for meat.  As you can see by the recipe, I blitz […]

Super Easy Homemade Granola

Super Easy Homemade Granola

 Start the day with the Super Easy Homemade Granola This Super Easy Homemade Granola really is a great way to start the day. This recipe is so easy to cook as it only takes 10 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes in the oven. What I […]

Spiced Pumpkin and Lentil Soup

Spiced Pumpkin and Lentil Soup

As the the weather gets colder and the evenings get shorter I always find myself in the mood to make soups. It’s difficult to find a better way of heating up than eating a big bowl of warming soup. This spiced pumpkin and lentil soup is a great way […]

How to Clean Mussels

How to Clean Mussels

What to check for when buying mussels When buying your mussels, either from a fishmonger or from the supermarket, always check to see if they are fresh. A good way to do this is to look and see if the mussels are tightly closed. If […]

Oatmeal and Raisin Hazelnut Cookies

Oatmeal and Raisin Hazelnut Cookies

Whether your looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth or just a heathy snack to pop into the kids lunch box, these Oatmeal and Raisins Hazelnut Cookies are exactly what you are looking for. Not only are they super tasty but they are also super easy to […]

Healthy Vegetarian Black Eyed Pea Burrito

Healthy Vegetarian Black Eyed Pea Burrito

Its difficult to find a tastier snack, with so little calories, than the Black Eyed Pea Burrito. Black Beans are used in the traditional recipe but you can switch it up whatever way you want. One of Mexico’s favourite treats has found its way, in its various […]

Kaki or Persimmon Cake (Torta di Cachi)

Kaki or Persimmon Cake (Torta di Cachi)

Kaki or Persimmon Cake (Torta di Cachi) is delicious all year round but this recipe is particularly good in Autumn due to kakis being in season. The falling of the leaves seem to remind me to get baking Persimmon Cake. Halloween usually signifies the seasonal end of this tasty […]

Homemade Granola with Yoghurt Almonds and Mixed Berries

Homemade Granola with Yoghurt Almonds and Mixed Berries

  Homemade Granola with Yoghurt Almonds and Mixed Berries is a quick and tasty breakfast for a great start to the day. I love eating this breakfast. It’s so delicious that it’s hard to believe that it’s healthy. I try to mix up the fruit that […]

B.L.T (Italian Style)

B.L.T (Italian Style)

  B.L.T (Italian Style) is the ultimate sandwich to cure you from the overindulgence of the night before. Here in Italy you can’t find back rashers like you can get back in Ireland so cooking parma ham, or ‘prosciutto’ in Italian, on a dry frypan […]


Fresh from the Market

Fresh Porcini Mushrooms

Fresh Porcini Mushrooms

Fresh Porcini Mushrooms are one of the things I love most about Autumn. Here in Italy,  at the end of September and October,  you begin to see all different types of mushrooms appearing on the various street markets that intertwine the cities and towns. One particular […]

Roasted Red Peppers Stuffed with Couscous

Roasted Red Peppers Stuffed with Couscous

  September is the season for peppers so I’m always looking for ways to use up the extra peppers in the garden. This recipe for Roasted Red Peppers Stuffed with Couscous is great for a light lunch or as a tasty starter. You can prepare them […]

Quinoa courgette and walnut salad

Quinoa courgette and walnut salad

Here in Italy at the beginning of June you start to see lots of courgettes appearing on the market. This super healthy Quinoa courgette and walnut salad is a great recipe to make for the start of the season. I usually make a big portion of […]

Mixed Bean Salad with Fresh Herbs

Mixed Bean Salad with Fresh Herbs

Mixed Bean Salad Author: Cibo4Food Ingredients 720g dried beans or 3 x 240g tinned beans 2 spring onions chopped 2 celery sticks chopped 30ml extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 tsp sea salt freshly grated black pepper Instructions If you are using dried beans have […]

Tomato Bruschetta (Bruschetta Pomodoro)

Tomato Bruschetta (Bruschetta Pomodoro)

Tomato Bruschetta (Bruschetta Pomodoro) is the ultimate summer recipe. If you’re fortunate enough to be able to go out to the garden or terrace in my case and pick the tomatoes fresh from the vine then this recipe couldn’t get any better. When you make it as […]