DESSERTS

Sweet potato tart with coconut whipped cream {vegan + gluten free}

Sweet potato tart with coconut whipped cream {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! Sweet potatoes are not native to Italy and so naturally they are not part of our traditional diet. I can’t remember the first time I heard about them or tried one (maybe in 2012?) – embarrassing! But […]

Xmas panettone muffins {vegan}

Xmas panettone muffins {vegan}

 (cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday, friends! It will be Christmas soon and, as every year, without fail, I tell myself I want to try and make a vegan Panettone (I hope all of you know what an Italian panettone is?! If not […]

Sweet potato cinnamon rolls with an orange glaze {vegan}

Sweet potato cinnamon rolls with an orange glaze {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday, friends! Who loves cinnamon rolls? No, actually – who doesn’t love cinnamon rolls?!?! I must admit that as much as I do, I’d never actually MADE one! Ever! It’s quite embarrassing. So here’s my perfected version, after […]

Perfectly fluffy chocolate and orange pancakes w/ chestnut spread {vegan}

Perfectly fluffy chocolate and orange pancakes w/ chestnut spread {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! I don’t know you, but I’m not happy that it’s not warm outside anymore…at all. I mean, I’m not a fan of extreme heat, but I don’t love the cold either. I’m an easy person, see?! Haha! […]

Shortbread cookies filled with a chestnut and chocolate spread {vegan}

Shortbread cookies filled with a chestnut and chocolate spread {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! Here’s another first time for me: just like with the chestnut flour crêpes (see previous post), I love shortbread cookies but I’d never tried making them until a few months ago (I have another shortbread cookie […]

Chestnut flour crêpes  + hazelnut cacao spread {vegan + gluten free}

Chestnut flour crêpes + hazelnut cacao spread {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! Even though fall has technically been here for 3 weeks already, Italy is still quite warm so I haven’t really made anything fall-y yet until now. Here’s the first of a few recipes involving chestnuts, one of […]

Rice pudding tart {vegan}

Rice pudding tart {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! Many of my friends who have known me for a long (looong) time know that I used to love store-bought rice pudding, the extra white kind that tastes like sugar, fake vanilla and that had a few […]

Chocolate ice cream sandwiches {vegan + gluten free}

Chocolate ice cream sandwiches {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday friends! I’d wanted to make ice cream sandwiches for years but somehow never got to it until recently. And boy was it worth it! There are of course a thousand ways to make them, but here’s my […]

Raw chocolates with a homemade almond butter filling {vegan}

Raw chocolates with a homemade almond butter filling {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Haaaaappy Monday everyone! If you happen to have seen (and enjoyed, I hope!) my Raw chocolate and puffed rice bars recipe last month, you may or may not have wondered: is there such a thing more delicious than raw […]

Lemon and coconut cake with cashew frosting {vegan}

Lemon and coconut cake with cashew frosting {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! A few days ago I turned 30 (!!!) and I decided to share with you the recipe for one of my all-time favorite desserts: lemon and coconut cake! If you like lemon and coconut, this cake is […]