Autumn

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fettuccine with Fresh Wild Porcini Mushrooms

Fettuccine with Fresh Wild Porcini Mushrooms

This is probably one of the quickest and easiest recipes you can cook but the most important thing to remember about this recipe is good quality ingredients. Although there are not many ingredients the Porcini mushrooms and the cold pressed olive oil are the star ingredients. […]

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 […]

Homemade Chilli Oil Fresh from the Garden

Homemade Chilli Oil Fresh from the Garden

Living in Italy makes it very easy to grow chillies in the summer but if you can’t grow chillies you can just buy them cheaply in any Asian store or supermarket. Here in Italy, September is the harvesting season so it’s usually the best and cheapest […]

Roasted Red Peppers

Roasted Red Peppers

Roasted Red Peppers   Save Print Author: Cibo4Food Ingredients 6 red peppers 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp salt 2 cloves garlic Instructions Thinly slice the red peppers. Heat the olive oil on a baking tray or frying pan (I personally prefer a […]