SUMMER

Chocolate mousse tart with chocolate crust {vegan}

Chocolate mousse tart with chocolate crust {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! Happy Valentine’s Day if you celebrate it. I was just thinking that the first two weeks of February have the highest concentration of chocolate-anything recipes each year and I thought why not add to it? Like […]

Gua bao (Chinese steamed buns) with marinated tofu {vegan}

Gua bao (Chinese steamed buns) with marinated tofu {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! Today’s vegan gua bao post is special because it’s a collaboration with my friend Chiara of Mangio Quindi Sono (literally “I eat therefore I am”), an omnivorous food blog written in Italian. We went to high […]

Chickpea flour crackers + cumin coriander hummus {vegan + gluten free}

Chickpea flour crackers + cumin coriander hummus {vegan + gluten free}

(Cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday friends! For a long time ( = years!) I’d been wondering if there was a healthier alternative to plain crackers. You know when you’re hungry and feel like a snack that’s not too healthy (like carrots) nor […]

Breakfast bowl with chia pudding, pink coconut chips and granola clusters // vegan

Breakfast bowl with chia pudding, pink coconut chips and granola clusters // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday friends! Today is a very grey and dark day in Milan. I need to keep a light on as I’m typing this at 11am! I would like to share with you a very simple breakfast recipe idea […]

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! […]

Double chocolate coconut almond granola bars // vegan

Double chocolate coconut almond granola bars // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Who doesn’t love a good granola bar? Especially when you make it yourself so you know exactly what’s in it. I absolutely hate the uber sugary store bought bars (except the incredibly pricey new healthy ones, hence the decision […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sweet spiced red eggplant curry // vegan

Sweet spiced red eggplant curry // vegan

  (cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Red eggplants? Whaaa?! Indeed they exist and they’re super tasty too! A few months ago a friend told me about a variety of small red eggplants that had a faint fruity and spicy flavor, that he grows on […]