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Marta’s Plants x MUNCHIES Italia: Un Natale vegano (pt.1)

Marta’s Plants x MUNCHIES Italia: Un Natale vegano (pt.1)

A new post on a Tuesday?! Extraordinarily, yes! I am happy to share that I was asked to prepare two veganized traditional Italian Christmas recipes for MUNCHIES/VICE Italia! You can find the post here and the recipes are: Spinach and tofu (handmade) cannelloni Pandolce genovese (a […]

Baked kabocha stuffed with eggplant, cavolo nero and pomegranate quinoa salad // vegan

Baked kabocha stuffed with eggplant, cavolo nero and pomegranate quinoa salad // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) While looking for ideas to use a pumpkin – which I don’t eat very often really – I thought that, thanks to its shape, I could turn into a food container that I won’t need to throw away! I […]

Portobello burger with a beet and chickpea patty and guacamole // vegan

Portobello burger with a beet and chickpea patty and guacamole // vegan

(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 […]

Topinambour/sunchoke and potato velvet soup with walnuts and fresh thyme // vegan

Topinambour/sunchoke and potato velvet soup with walnuts and fresh thyme // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday to all from rainy Milan! Now that the days are dark pretty much 80% of the time I think it’s appropriate for me to post a soup recipe. I’ve never been a huge fan of soups in […]

Chickpea flour crêpes with vegetables and an orange-garlic sauce // vegan

Chickpea flour crêpes with vegetables and an orange-garlic sauce // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! Another week, another recipe. This is my go-to for thin (sometimes even paper-thin) crêpes to be filled with all sorts of plant-based goodies. I want to underline plant-based because I’ve had a tester try them with […]

Chinese eggplant hot dogs with mustard mayo, herbed oil and quick pickled onions // vegan

Chinese eggplant hot dogs with mustard mayo, herbed oil and quick pickled onions // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) I love all kinds of eggplants! Have you got that already? After the red ones from two posts back, today it’s all about these beautiful, long and thin, amazingly purple eggplants which, according to some research, are commonly known […]

Sweet spiced red eggplant curry // vegan

Sweet spiced red eggplant curry // vegan

  (cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Red eggplants? Whaaa?! Indeed they exist and they’re super tasty too! A few months ago a friend told me about a variety of small red eggplants that had a faint fruity and spicy flavor, that he grows on […]

End of summer appetizer/brunch platter // vegan

End of summer appetizer/brunch platter // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) The end of summer has always been a moment of confusion for me: I’m sad because sun and sea are over (well, sun will remain for a bit, but definitely not the sea), but I’m also happy because I […]

Summer greens & flowers socca (chickpea flour crêpe) // vegan

Summer greens & flowers socca (chickpea flour crêpe) // vegan

(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 […]

Summer salad with quinoa and grilled peaches // vegan

Summer salad with quinoa and grilled peaches // vegan

 (cliccate qui per la versione italiana) During the summer months, when I really don’t feel like cooking at all, I like making big salads putting together whatever is available from the daily fresh produce markets – or, if I’m extra lazy, whatever I have in […]