Green pepper antipasto

Green pepper antipasto

This is the third in the antipasto series which gives you all you need for a really fantastic summer meal. They are really easy to make and always at the ready for guests while on holiday. What you need 3 large green peppers 3 medium onions finely sliced 2 large ripe...
Marinated mushroom antipasto

Marinated mushroom antipasto

There is no cooking involved in this recipe and adds to the Melanzane antipasto for your summer lunch of cold eats, cheeses and bread. This type of meal is one of my favorite ways of eating, a little of this and a little of that to make a really amazing flavor. What...
Eggplant antipasto

Eggplant antipasto

This is a classic summery Italian dish perfect for hot weekend lunches accompanied by cold meats, cheeses and fresh bread. It is very quick to prepare and can be served warm or cold. What you need 2 large eggplants 1 cup olive oil 3 cloves garlic crushed 3 large ripe...
Eggplant parmigiana

Eggplant parmigiana

Eggplant has always been a favorite of mine, whether as an extra layer in lasagna, as a vegetable or as a meal like this great recipe. You can serve with grilled chicken breast or steak or as a starter to one of the pasta recipes to complete an Italian table. What you...
Pumpkin and spinach penne

Pumpkin and spinach penne

here is a really nice light and healthy pasta dish as another attempt at cooking for the summer slim down. Roast pumpkin has so much natural fresh flavor that you will probably not need to season so taste before you do. What you need 500g pumpkin cubed 1 cooked packet...
Chunky Gazpacho

Chunky Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a really healthy and tasty cold tomato based soup that is perfect for hot summer weather. You will need a blender, (hand blender will do) and you can spice it up with a little paprika or Tabasco if you like some heat. Only use fresh tomatoes, I tried with...