Tag archive for ‘Soup’
foraging - chestnut soup
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Zuppa di castagne (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 More...

Butternut squash soup
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 8th, 2019

Butternut squash soup with prawns (zuppa di zucca e gamberi)

Una zucca is usually a pumpkin or marrow but it can apply to anything in the squash family – this flavoursome soup is hearty and comforting at any time of year By Mario Matassa Serves 4 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking More...

Italian fish soup
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Zuppa di pesce

Zuppa di pesce (fish soup), is an Italian staple with endless variations. Although this dish looks elaborate it’s really very simple, as Mario Matassa demonstrates… Serves 4 Preparation time 5 minutes Cooking More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Vegetable soup with mint, coriander and parsley

Fresh or frozen, peas bring a refreshing lightness to any dish and are therefore often used to lift the spirits of what might otherwise be overly-hearty winter warmers… Vegetable soup with mint, coriander and More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Mid-Week Meals: Arezzo Style Bean Soup

Try this hearty, delicious staple from Tuscany, where peasant cooking – or la cucina povera – prevails, and satisfying bean-based dishes like this form the backbone of the region’s famous cuisine Mid-Week More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Mid-week Meals: Penne with prawns & artichokes

Artichokes are a hugely popular ingredient in Italian cooking, and these succulent baby globes, combined with juicy prawns make this pasta concoction a mouth-watering treat that can be on your plate in minutes.   Ingredients Serves More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Courgette and Escarole Pie

A light and tasty snack that is easy to make and full of vitamins. Escarole is a form of chicory and has a gentle, but distinctive, bitter taste. The young leaves are also great in salads and soups Serves 4-6 Ingredients 250g More...