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Raw chocolate, almond and buckwheat truffles {vegan + gluten free}

Raw chocolate, almond and buckwheat truffles {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday to all! Today I have a non-recipe for you: super quick, easy and, most of all, no-bake + no-fuss truffles! I came up with this idea a few weeks ago while trying to come up with some […]

Food + travel editorial on D di Repubblica (July 20th, 2019)

Food + travel editorial on D di Repubblica (July 20th, 2019)

I traveled to Borgo Scopeto Relais in Tuscany and shot a food editorial for Italian newspaper La Repubblica‘s Saturday women’s magazine D di Repubblica out on July 20th, 2019 (#1149).  

Food editorial on D di Repubblica (July 6th, 2019)

Food editorial on D di Repubblica (July 6th, 2019)

I cooked, styled and shot a food editorial for Italian newspaper La Repubblica‘s Saturday women’s magazine D di Repubblica out on July 6th, 2019 (#1147).

Mango curry (w/ homemade curry powder & tamarind paste) {vegan + gluten free}

Mango curry (w/ homemade curry powder & tamarind paste) {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday, everyone! By now you may have noticed that I never post or talk about spicy (hot) foods and that’s because I can’t eat them, actually I hate them! I feel sick after just one bite. I don’t […]

Chocolate hazelnut cake w/ chocolate ganache {vegan}

Chocolate hazelnut cake w/ chocolate ganache {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday, everyone! Here I am with a new recipe that I made yesterday. I’d wanted to make this cake for what feels like an eternity and I don’t know why, seeing as how this is probably the easiest […]

Food + travel editorial on D di Repubblica (June 1st, 2019)

Food + travel editorial on D di Repubblica (June 1st, 2019)

I traveled to Procida and then cooked, styled and shot a food editorial for Italian newspaper La Repubblica‘s Saturday women’s magazine D di Repubblica out on June 1st, 2019 (#1142).  

Summer borscht (cold beetroot soup) {vegan + gluten free}

Summer borscht (cold beetroot soup) {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Tuesday! On the occasion of an Estonian/Russian friend’s birthday, I decided to make a summer borscht. The word borscht is an umbrella term that refers to a million different varieties of soup originated in Eastern Europe and Russia, […]

Buckwheat drop cookies with chocolate and walnuts {vegan}

Buckwheat drop cookies with chocolate and walnuts {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! Do you ever wake up craving a rustic dessert? It happens all the time over here, I may have a problem 😀 I associate this “rustic flavor” to buckwheat and so I try to use this flour […]

Cooking, styling and photographs for Giallo Zafferano (May 2019 issue)

Cooking, styling and photographs for Giallo Zafferano (May 2019 issue)

I cooked, styled and shot 6 vegetarian velvet soups for Italian monthly food magazine Giallo Zafferano (which literally means saffron yellow!) (May 2019 issue) (note: the 2 small photos are not mine)

Cauliflower “meatballs” on hummus {vegan + gluten free}

Cauliflower “meatballs” on hummus {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! A few days ago I woke up with the desire to make cauliflower “meatballs” (that I’d never even had before, I will add). Random much?!? As one does… so I got a cauliflower head, blitzed it and […]