Tag: vegetables

Borlotti beans in olive oil (burbunya pilaki)

Burbunya pilaki is a popular Turkish dish of fresh borlotti (burbunya) beans stewed in olive oil with vegetables. Borlotti beans are pretty pink speckled beans that lose the markings when cooked. They are similar in taste to chestnuts and are very nutritious. Dried or canned borlotti beans can be used […]

 

Minestrone alla Genovese (Minestrone with pesto)

Minestrone is a vibrant vegetable soup from Italy. I love having a pot of it in my fridge for a quick and nutritious meal. Throughout Italy there are many regional and seasonal recipes for minestrone. This one comes from Genoa in Liguria and is served with basil pesto which is […]

 

Roasted pumpkin soup

This is a fairly basic pumpkin soup recipe which you can make your own by including other vegetables and ingredients. I make it a little differently each time and have mentioned a few ideas after the recipe. Lately I have been using two or three types of pumpkin to add […]