Zuppa di castagne (chestnut soup)

foraging - chestnut soup

Mario Matassa shares a simple but flavoursome recipe for chestnut soup with mushrooms – an Italian autumn classic… Serves 2 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time 30 minutes Ingredients: • 200g ready prepared chestnuts • 200g fresh porcini mushrooms • 500ml vegetable stock • 100ml single cream • 2 tbsp olive oil • salt and freshly […]

Pasta and chickpea soup

Minestra di pasta e ceci If you like a meaty taste to your Pasta and chickpea soup, replace the anchovy fillets with a couple of tablespoons of cubed pancetta. ➤ Serves 2 ➤ Preparation 10 minutes  ➤ Cooking 30 minutes 200g canned chickpeas 1 small sprig fresh rosemary 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 large cloves garlic, peeled, chopped […]