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Agretti nests with pan-seared tomatoes on the vine {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

Agretti nests with pan-seared tomatoes on the vine {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Just like other vegetables in Italy, agretti have many different names according to the region. In English they are known as opposite-leaved saltwort, opposite-leaf Russian thistle or barilla plant. In Italian the most common names are agretti or “barba […]

Marta’s Plants X HEMPATH: Hemp flour crêpes to welcome spring {vegan}

Marta’s Plants X HEMPATH: Hemp flour crêpes to welcome spring {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! (the first real spring-y and warm one for me, at long last). I’ve recently started new collaborations with two really interesting brands and today I will talk a bit about the first one: Hempath, a company that […]

Matcha muffins with a melt-in-your-mouth pumpkin seed butter heart {vegan}

Matcha muffins with a melt-in-your-mouth pumpkin seed butter heart {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Let’s start off with a compromise: let’s all pretend these muffins are actually green. Thank you! I’ve made them three times, to perfect the recipe, and let me just say these are the greenest I could do without using […]

Kale slaw with roasted chickpeas and physalis {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

Kale slaw with roasted chickpeas and physalis {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday as always, friends! Today I would like to share with you a winter salad feat. the almighty kale, that I love in all its forms (remember my baked kale chips? Also a dehydrated chips recipe will soon […]

Baked kale & savoy cabbage chips (with a secret ingredient) {vegan + gluten free}

Baked kale & savoy cabbage chips (with a secret ingredient) {vegan + gluten free}

  (cliccate qui per la versione italiana) I have lost count of how many years it’s been since I’ve wanted to make kale chips. Probably since forever. I decided to try a few days ago, when I found kale at the supermarket (it’s extremely rare […]

Portobello burger with a beet and chickpea patty and guacamole {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

Portobello burger with a beet and chickpea patty and guacamole {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) It’s not even mid November and it’s definitely already winter here in Milan. Light rain, grey skies, fog… All I can do is add colors to my dishes – along with mushrooms, because who doesn’t love them?! Cooked in […]

Rainbow grissini (breadsticks) with green pepper hummus {vegan}

Rainbow grissini (breadsticks) with green pepper hummus {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Now that summer is over (in Milan) I feel like I definitely need to add as much color to my food as possible. That’s literally what I did here – I added natural color “dyes” to my grissini (breadsticks)! […]

Summer greens & flowers socca (chickpea flour crêpe) {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

Summer greens & flowers socca (chickpea flour crêpe) {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) It’s socca time!! I’m trying to get back on track with posting always on Mondays. Happy Monday everyone! Even though most are still on holiday, some may be working right now so, to brighten your day up a little […]

Veggie spreads 3 ways: roasted pepper, artichoke and cumin beetroot {vegan}

Veggie spreads 3 ways: roasted pepper, artichoke and cumin beetroot {vegan}

(clicca qui per la versione italiana) I love eating spreads on dark bread. When I feel like I should be on a diet (and I should feel like this more often) I sub bread with rice cakes or vegetables such as carrots, fennel, endive and […]

Pasta al pesto: flowers and fava beans {vegan}

Pasta al pesto: flowers and fava beans {vegan}

(clicca qui per la versione italiana) Having lived my whole life in big cities, I had never actually seen elderflower or white acacia flowers! I am ashamed. I was super happy when I found them at the farmers market. Doing some research for possible ways […]