zucchini soup with cheesy drops

I hate eating alone….but sometimes it happens and it ends up with me eating junk food!

Tonight it’s one of those, but this time I prepared dinner for my self…and I have to say…I was very satysfied 😉

I made a simple zucchini soup.

– Sautèe shallots with e.v. olive oil

– Add a little potato and 2 zucchini  cut into chunks

– cover with vegetables broth

– salt, black pepper .

In the mean time mix together a tbsp of philadelphia cream cheese with 1 tsp of pesto

using two teaspoons set up little “drops”

Once the vegetables are ready, purée it with a blender.

put the soup into the bowl , add the cheesy drops  and some croutons.

ENJOY!

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Italy meets France…on a crostino

Do you remember when I made pesto yesterday?

Well, it is one of my favourite food, so I left over a little amount to make this incredibly simple and delicious crostino.

All you need is bread, french goat cheese (chèvre) and pesto!

Slice the bread, put into the oven for a couple of minutes, take it out of the oven and spread pesto on it.

Add some cheese (not to much because it has a strong flavor)

Put int the oven again….1 minute…ready!!!

This is a great appetizer to delight your guests or a great anti-stress ….So good to eat while studing 😉

PESTO TIME!

Ok, it’s not summer…. but here is so sunny and warm, it seems like I can smell summer already….

The best way to welcome the sun is preparing home made pesto…it sounds difficult but in truth is  one of the easiest e most delicious thing you can prepare.

The good thing is that you can make  a big amount of pesto and freeze it in little portions ( i use the yogurt container)

Ingredient:

fresh basil

1.5 oz parmesan cheese (not grated)

6 tsb extra virgin olive oil

pine nut

garlic

salt

SERVES 4

Procedures:

the tradition wants to make pesto using mortal and pestel (is that right in english?)

but let’s face the truth….we don’t have too much time ….

So I use an electric blender….it takes less then 1 minute to have homemade fresh pesto!!!

Put everything togheter…. and blend!

Don’t use too much garlic…actually I use only  one tiny slice  which I cut from the clove

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are many ways to eat pesto….today I went for pasta!