So, this is autumn... Gone are the hot summer days, the endless hours by the beach, the siestas, the doing-nothing-just-staring at the "big blue"... the sea...
Indeed, like most of us, I've already returned to my pre-summer habits, work, exercise, reading, redecorating (in that order). But not before I tell you about my friend Jessi's invitation to the last lazy, hazy days of summer she organised about a fortnight ago. We had just a great time by the terrace, each describing their adventures over the summer, our plans for the time ahead and the things we will most miss about this summer...
The theme of the gathering was about laziness, so the food was accordingly lazy: no forks and knives, people, just plain picnic/finger food! Here are some suggestions that I prepared for that evening, ready to pack and go:
Bell pepper and feta quiche
|bell pepper and feta quiche - ready, packed, go!|
While most of the picnic food tends to focus on convenience rather than health, I wanted something that could contribute to my 5-a-day (note: new concept for me, loving it!!). Enter bell peppers, a vegetable so crucial to our lives (especially the red ones), with plenty of vitamins, nutrients, antioxydants and vitamin C to name but a few... The quiche format is always welcome in gatherings, hence the solution:
This post is my entry into Weekend Cooking, a weekly event hosted by Beth Fish Reads.