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Perfectly fluffy chocolate and red currant oat pancakes // vegan

Perfectly fluffy chocolate and red currant oat pancakes // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday and happy start of the week everyone! I’m currently in Rome for a few days on a sort of work trip after spending a week near Venice for an artist residency (when I’m not cooking/eating/blogging I am […]

Fresh goji berry smoothie bowl // vegan

Fresh goji berry smoothie bowl // vegan

(per la versione italiana cliccate qui) Well now who knew there was such a thing as fresh goji berries?! I mean of course dried fruits come from fresh ones. Duh! But I’d NEVER seen them fresh before, until a few weeks ago! Within days they […]

Chocolate layer cake with raspberry chia jam and coconut whipped cream // vegan

Chocolate layer cake with raspberry chia jam and coconut whipped cream // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) On the occasion of my birthday a few days ago I decided to make a chocolate layer cake, something I’d wanted to try for a long time but was always too lazy to. Plus, you must understand that I […]

Roasted eggplant with tomatoes and purple garlic // vegan

Roasted eggplant with tomatoes and purple garlic // vegan

(clicca qui per la versione italiana) What can I say about this eggplant dish? It’s one of the simplest recipes you will find on Marta’s Plants as well as in Italian cuisine. Basil and tomatoes (Ms. Mozzarella is missing) are our freshest and most basic […]

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 […]

Pearl barley salad with fresh fava beans, strawberries and a sweet tahini dressing // vegan

Pearl barley salad with fresh fava beans, strawberries and a sweet tahini dressing // vegan

This is a very fresh dish with ingredients that you can easily find all spring through early summer. I often like incorporating fruits in salads, especially if it’s super hot outside! Fava beans, also known by a myriad of other names including broad beans, bell […]