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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 […]

Steamed purple carrot noodles with a citrusy garlic dressing // vegan

Steamed purple carrot noodles with a citrusy garlic dressing // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) These spiralized carrots (can I still call them zoodles or is that only for zucchini?!) are THE easiest and quickest recipe I’ll ever post on my blog, pretty sure about that. I’m even embarrassed to call it a recipe! […]

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 […]

Peach and mint upside-down bundt cake // vegan

Peach and mint upside-down bundt cake // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) As promised, here’s another upside-down cake: my very first bundt! Plus, it involves peaches, which is always a good thing. This kind of cake with a hole (that’s how I think of it) has fascinated me ever since I […]

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 […]

White Italian (flat) Romano beans with raspberries and balsamic vinegar // vegan

White Italian (flat) Romano beans with raspberries and balsamic vinegar // vegan

(clicca qui per la versione italiana) I had no idea that a legume I’ve always associated with the words “sad” and “boring” could attract my attention at the farmers market! This kind of vegetable, known outside of Italy as Italian flat bean, Italian pole bean […]