DESSERTS

Panna cotta with berry sauce {vegan + gluten free}

Panna cotta with berry sauce {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! Panna cotta has always been one of those desserts that I absolutely loved but only ate a handful of times (maybe not even). Nobody ever used to make it at home, it was more of an after-dinner […]

Buckwheat banana nut bread {vegan + gluten free}

Buckwheat banana nut bread {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! You’ll be thinking: “banana bread in the summer? SHE MAD?!”. I know, I know… it’s more of a fall/winter dessert *but* banana bread more than any other cake screams “AMERICA” to me and, since I’m leaving […]

Sicilian watermelon pudding (Gelo di melone) {vegan + gluten free}

Sicilian watermelon pudding (Gelo di melone) {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! “Gelo” is short for “gelatina”, which means “jelly”. However, I firmly believe this is a pudding! It’s very creamy rather than “gelatinous”. It’s a typical Sicilian dessert, especially in Palermo where it’s the traditional dessert for Santa […]

Raw chocolate and puffed rice bars {vegan}

Raw chocolate and puffed rice bars {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday, guys! Here’s the easiest recipe in the world for delicious raw chocolates. They’re super versatile, too, so just keep the butter-mass 1:1 ratio and then you can add any spices, aromas, seeds, dried fruits etc. Adding puffed […]

Baked peaches with fennel crumble {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

Baked peaches with fennel crumble {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Tuesday! Yesterday I was so busy I didn’t get a chance to finish writing + share this post. Today’s entry is slightly different from the usual, in that I will talk a little bit about a great workshop […]

Marta’s Plants X STEVIA’S: Sugar-free tartelettes filled with fruit compote {vegan}

Marta’s Plants X STEVIA’S: Sugar-free tartelettes filled with fruit compote {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday!! Today marks the end of a very busy week and the start of another one ahead! But it’s all very good. Yesterday my friend Eleonora and I taught a Georgian food&culture workshop in Milan and it was […]

Marbled lemon & chocolate muffins {vegan}

Marbled lemon & chocolate muffins {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday, guys! I woke up one morning and craved chocolate muffins. But also lemon muffins. What to do?! You know it. I love the combination of chocolate with any kind of fruit, so I knew I couldn’t possibly […]

Marta’s Plants X STEVIA’S: Stevia-sweetened carob shortbread cookies with apple compote {vegan + sugar free}

Marta’s Plants X STEVIA’S: Stevia-sweetened carob shortbread cookies with apple compote {vegan + sugar free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) For my ongoing partnership with Italian family-run business SteVia’s, this week I have created these sugar-free and stevia-sweetened vegan shortbread cookies filled with a stevia-sweetened apple and cinnamon compote. If you’ve read my previous post on the subject, or […]

Marta’s Plants X STEVIA’S: Stevia-sweetened carrot cake cupcakes {vegan + sugar free}

Marta’s Plants X STEVIA’S: Stevia-sweetened carrot cake cupcakes {vegan + sugar free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday, friends! Last week I announced that I’ve started two new collaborations and told you about the first. Today will be dedicated to the second: SteVia’s, that belongs to Bio Mondo, a health & wellness family-run business based […]

Mini cacao & coconut baked donuts // Easter BBQ {vegan}

Mini cacao & coconut baked donuts // Easter BBQ {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versone italiana) iDouble post this week! I wish I could always do this but I don’t have enough time. I decided to take advantage of the Easter holidays to share the recipe for these super easy and quick (and cute!) mini […]