SUMMER

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 […]

Rainbow grissini (breadsticks) with green pepper hummus // vegan

Rainbow grissini (breadsticks) with green pepper hummus // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Now that summer is over (in Milan) I feel like I definitely need to add as much color to my food as possible. That’s literally what I did here – I added natural color “dyes” to my grissini (breadsticks)! […]

End of summer appetizer/brunch platter // vegan

End of summer appetizer/brunch platter // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) The end of summer has always been a moment of confusion for me: I’m sad because sun and sea are over (well, sun will remain for a bit, but definitely not the sea), but I’m also happy because I […]

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 […]