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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. […]

How to Make the Perfect Homemade Mayonnaise

How to Make the Perfect Homemade Mayonnaise

Making the perfect Homemade Mayonnaise is so easy to make that it boggles the mind why anyone would buy it. I make mine in my magimix but if you don’t have one you can use a Braun MQ725 Multiquick Hand Blender, Black. The key to making […]

Couscous Salad with Pumpkin Seeds and Walnuts

Couscous Salad with Pumpkin Seeds and Walnuts

This is a great summer salad, quick to prepare and is super delicious. I love to serve this salad if we’re doing a barbecue as I find it’s a great accompaniment with meat. You can easily add different veg to it if you want. There […]

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 […]

Sautéed Mussels (Sauté di Cozze)

Sautéed Mussels (Sauté di Cozze)

  Walk into any good fish restaurant here in Italy and you’ll always find Sautéed Mussels (Sauté di Cozze) on the menu. This recipe is so simple to follow and is super quick to cook. The only down side to cooking any mussel dish is […]

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 […]

Bresaola and Ricotta

Bresaola and Ricotta

This is a great recipe to do if you’re entertaining as it can be prepared well in advance. Aesthetically very pleasing, you are sure to impress even the most discerning dinner guest. Ricotta as a cheese is one of the blandest you can find. Therefore the […]

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   Save Print 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 1½ tsp sea salt freshly grated black pepper Instructions If you are using dried […]

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 […]