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Autumn appetizers: ideas and recipes

Autumn is a season that has a lot to offer from a gastronomic point of view. When the temperatures start to drop and the summer heat becomes a memory, some of our favorite ingredients return to our tables: figs, pumpkin, mushrooms, chestnuts, broccoli, etc. In short, it is a particularly rich season for lovers of good food!

To welcome your guests to the table with originality and open an autumn menu with taste, here is our selection of autumn aperitifs. Follow the links to discover the recipes.

Soups and Soups

With the arrival of autumn, the desire to taste hot and nutritious dishes also returns, perfect for warming up, refueling with vitamins and helping our body to cope with the drop in temperatures. Here are some ideas for soups and soups that are ideal for starting meals in a hot and delicious way.

Cream Of Pumpkin

Light and nutritious pumpkin soup can be served as an appetizer or main course. Simple to make and delicious, it’s a great fall classic. Here is the recipe for making it at home.

Cream of purple potatoes with bresaola and hazelnuts

For an appetizer with an unusual taste, try this recipe for purple potato soup with bresaola and hazelnuts. Easy to make and nutritious, it will bring color to the table.

Pumpkin cream and spiced chestnuts

Want to add an extra splash of flavor to the classic pumpkin? This pumpkin and spiced chestnut cream allows you to revisit the recipe by enriching it with the sweet taste of chestnuts.

Ceps and mushroom soup

Another great autumn classic is mushroom soup: it is perfect to be served in mini-portions as an aperitif. We invite you to discover the recipe for our soup with dried porcini mushrooms and button mushrooms.

Savory pies, soufflés and quiches

Savory pies, soufflés and quiches

Fall ingredients lend themselves well to making baked appetizers such as quiches, quiches, and soufflés. You can serve them warm or cold, cut them into small pieces or prepare them in individual portions, perfect for welcoming your guests to the table.

Pumpkin soufflé

Soft and easy to make, soufflés are a recipe idea to start with a little something gourmet: here’s how to make an all-autumn soufflé with pumpkin.

Broccoli and cauliflower flan

With autumn, the first cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower return to market stalls. These ingredients can be used to make mini portions of broccoli and cauliflower flan, ideal as an appetizer.

Mushrooms quiche

Among the great protagonists of autumn on the table are the mushrooms. Excellent for preparing omelettes, risottos and soups, they can also become the protagonists of delicious savory pies and vegetarian quiches. We invite you to discover how to make the mushroom quiche, also very good in this version with pine nuts and cream cheese.

Puff pastry with mushrooms and bacon

Alternatively, the mushrooms can also become the filling for these small, savory single-serving pies made with mushrooms and bacon or host a delicious filling, as in this recipe for stuffed mushrooms.

Fries and meatballs

mixed fried

For those who want something richer and tastier, frying is (always) the answer! Here are some ideas for gourmet and crunchy autumn aperitifs, with guaranteed success.

Mixed fried Piedmontese

Piedmontese mixed fries are a unique rich dish made with meat, fruit and vegetables, which can also be served as an aperitif, in the center of the table, to be shared among all the guests. Here’s how to prepare it.

Fried porcini mushrooms

The pan-fried porcini mushrooms, coated in a delicious crispy breadcrumb, are truly irresistible and easy to prepare, according to our recipe.

Stale Bread Balls with Mushrooms and Lupins

Stale Bread Dumplings are an anti-waste solution for using up leftover bread and veggies. Discover the recipe to make them at home.

Chicken meatballs, yogurt and cornflakes

Finally, there are always the classic meat-based starters, perfect for the cold season, when the temperatures allow you to get into the kitchen to prepare them. A tasty and crunchy example? Chicken meatballs, yogurt and cornflakes: one leads to another!

If you are looking for other delicious recipes using autumn products, here is for you:

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