DESSERTS

Citrus and black sesame pound cake {vegan}

Citrus and black sesame pound cake {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! I am beyond excited to share with you the recipe for this vegan citrus + black sesame pound cake!!! I was very surprised when I took it out of the oven and sliced it (after letting it […]

Almond butter choc chip cookies {vegan}

Almond butter choc chip cookies {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! It’s always a good day when I make nut butter and manage not to eat it by the spoonful!!! Instead, I poured it straight into a mixing bowl together with a handful other ingredients to make chocolate […]

Matcha pancakes w/ black sesame drizzle {vegan}

Matcha pancakes w/ black sesame drizzle {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday guys! I’d heard/seen the matcha+black sesame combo everywhere but never tried it myself in any form, so finally it was high time!! These vegan matcha pancakes are sooo fluffy. Add the sweet black sesame drizzle and you’ll […]

Mango & passion fruit tart {vegan}

Mango & passion fruit tart {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Tuesday! This post is special because…today is my birthday! And I decided to celebrate it with some of my favorite foods: mango and a tart, combined 😀 The filling is a simple pudding made with fruit and starch, […]

Ube (purple sweet potato) cinnamon rolls {vegan}

Ube (purple sweet potato) cinnamon rolls {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! Do you like sweet potatoes? I do! Very much so! Mostly because they are 100% versatile and I use them in all sorts of recipes, both sweet and savory. Orange, purple, white… they’re all different. Orange: sweet […]

Cookies filled with a lemon & ginger custard {vegan}

Cookies filled with a lemon & ginger custard {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! I feel like I’ve been saying this a lot recently but – I’d been wanting to make cookies like these for the longest time! See, that’s how my brain works. I’m super lazy but I also want […]

Ube (purple sweet potato) ice cream {vegan + gluten free}

Ube (purple sweet potato) ice cream {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! Did you ever learn that, indeed, Less Is More – through a recipe?! I’ve had the idea of making ice cream (without an ice cream maker) with sweet potato for a while, and, after researching online, I […]

Food editorial on D la Repubblica (May 9th, 2020)

Food editorial on D la Repubblica (May 9th, 2020)

I cooked, styled and shot a food editorial for Italian newspaper La Repubblica‘s Saturday women’s magazine D la Repubblica out on May 9th, 2020 (#1188).

Hazelnut, orange and carrot mini cakes {vegan}

Hazelnut, orange and carrot mini cakes {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! First off, let’s talk “nuts in cake batters”. Personally, I think they are THE best addition you could ever make to a baked good. Toast and blend’em up and they’ll give your cake not only an amazing […]

Dorayaki (w/ homemade anko) {vegan}

Dorayaki (w/ homemade anko) {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! I’ve never watched Doraemon (or any other anime for that matter), so I discovered dorayaki later on in life, not sure when or how. And I just knew I had to try them because I’d love them […]