Summer

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spaghetti Basil Pesto

Spaghetti Basil Pesto

  Spaghetti Pesto   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 7 mins Total time 17 mins   Author: Cibo4Food Recipe type: Pasta Cuisine: Italian Serves: 2 Ingredients 200g dried spaghetti 5 tbsp homemade pesto handful freshly grated parmesan cheese Instructions Cook the spaghetti […]

Basil Pesto (Pesto Genovese)

Basil Pesto (Pesto Genovese)

Pesto is great all year round and it is so versatile too not only for pasta but it can also be used in salads or as a dressing. I always grow a couple of plants in the summer and it’s impossible to use it all […]

The Perfect Tomato Sauce (Salsa Pomodoro)

The Perfect Tomato Sauce (Salsa Pomodoro)

Every year myself and my family would come to come to Italy for our summer holidays (I know how lucky was I?) We used to come home from the beach and my grandmother would have the sugo on for the dinner and every time I […]