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Baked peppers stuffed with sweet-spiced maftoul (Palestinian/giant cous cous) {vegan}

Baked peppers stuffed with sweet-spiced maftoul (Palestinian/giant cous cous) {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! I am back from 3 months traveling all around the US. I had some great food as well as terrible (mostly just overly greasy and spicy), so I’m happy to finally be able to get back to […]

Roasted red bell pepper hummus {vegan + gluten free}

Roasted red bell pepper hummus {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana)  Happy Monday y’all! Who loves hummus? Or maybe it’d be better to say – who doesn’t love hummus? Personally my favorite is the original, plain kind, but from time to time I like to experiment with extra flavors. What […]

Chocolate buckwheat crêpes with raspberry chia jam {vegan + gluten free}

Chocolate buckwheat crêpes with raspberry chia jam {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! Today I want to share with you a recipe for super delicious and exceptionally quick vegan chocolate crêpes with raspberry chia jam. I mean, we all know that chocolate and raspberries are a match made in […]

Panna cotta with berry sauce {vegan + gluten free}

Panna cotta with berry sauce {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! Panna cotta has always been one of those desserts that I absolutely loved but only ate a handful of times (maybe not even). Nobody ever used to make it at home, it was more of an after-dinner […]

Sicilian watermelon pudding (Gelo di melone) {vegan + gluten free}

Sicilian watermelon pudding (Gelo di melone) {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! “Gelo” is short for “gelatina”, which means “jelly”. However, I firmly believe this is a pudding! It’s very creamy rather than “gelatinous”. It’s a typical Sicilian dessert, especially in Palermo where it’s the traditional dessert for Santa […]

Agretti nests with pan-seared tomatoes on the vine {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

Agretti nests with pan-seared tomatoes on the vine {vegan + gluten free + grain free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Just like other vegetables in Italy, agretti have many different names according to the region. In English they are known as opposite-leaved saltwort, opposite-leaf Russian thistle or barilla plant. In Italian the most common names are agretti or “barba […]

Chocolate and orange ice-cream cake (w/ a secret ingredient) {vegan + gluten free}

Chocolate and orange ice-cream cake (w/ a secret ingredient) {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Chocolate and orange ice-cream cake?! (in winter? Under the snow?) When you nail two genius recipes in a row…! I’m not one known for self-praising, so this is gonna be quite special and rare. All of this is thanks […]

Raw buckwheat porridge with pomegranate juice {vegan + gluten free}

Raw buckwheat porridge with pomegranate juice {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Good start of the week, people! For some days it seemed like winter was over, here in Milano, but apparently we’ll have to wait a bit longer. Nevertheless I’ve decided to share a somewhat summery recipe feat. the greatest […]

Orange and mint-marinated quinoa + steamed vegetables {vegan + gluten free}

Orange and mint-marinated quinoa + steamed vegetables {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday folks! I hope everyone is well rested after all these holidays (at least in Italy). I know I am, I also “stopped” eating (huge meals) on Jan 1st and even started a new diet! That is – […]

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 […]