Pumpkin soup is the main dish here at home, throughout the cold season and even a little further. Every week it appears at least once to color the table. E that its endless variations are a temptation: with ginger, with leeks, with tofu, with beans, with lentils, in purity … and also with beer!
Mango and coconut soup, no cooking
Back in Shanghai after a short Italian break, I found the summer exploding in all its hot humidity. And between jet lag, temperature and an empty fridge this mango and coconut soup was the first thing I prepared. That just a blender is enough and you don’t have to cook anything. And with that exotic...
Pasta with asparagus pesto
In Italy I didn’t often prepare pasta, when I can choose I prefer to eat something else. I won’t tell you then here in Shanghai! Apart from the shanghainese noodles that I adore (I must do them once) I completely snub it. But in front of the asparagus I had no doubts: a platter of...
Pumpkin, mushrooms and chestnuts soup
Pumpkin, mushrooms and chestnuts soup: in a spoon all the flavors of autumn … Autumn here in Shanghai, however, is quite different from those I’m used to! On the market stalls there are cabbages, pumpkins of all kinds, mushrooms, persimmons, chestnuts, roasted chestnuts. But it’s hot, and the trees are still green. However, the general...
Pumpkin, ginger and coconut soup
The pumpkin soup. The first recipe I do every Autumn when this incredibles vegetable turns back. Because with a soup I can taste it really well, without trimmings. Because it makes me up with the idea that the summer is ended. And because it’s so good!!!