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Portobello burger with a beet and chickpea patty and guacamole {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

Portobello burger with a beet and chickpea patty and guacamole {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

(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 + gluten free + grain free}

Steamed purple carrot noodles with a citrusy garlic dressing {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

(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 […]