SUMMER

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 […]

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 […]

Easiest 2-ingredient chocolate truffles {vegan + gluten free}

Easiest 2-ingredient chocolate truffles {vegan + gluten free}

 (cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday!! I have had a few very busy weeks (and more to come) but I still wanted to post a new recipe. I thought I’d come up with something uber simple and quick, something a bit different from […]

Banana bread with walnuts, raisins and chocolate {vegan}

Banana bread with walnuts, raisins and chocolate {vegan}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! I was so excited about sharing my favorite banana bread recipe when I realized I’ve already shared one, haha! But then I thought: can there ever be too many banana bread recipes? Why, not at all. This […]

Marinated portobellos with a spiced tofu filling {vegan + gluten free}

Marinated portobellos with a spiced tofu filling {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday, friends! Today I am going to share with you my very first appetizer. I’d never thought about it but I just realized I never talk about/post appetizers and you know why? Because I never eat them! I […]

Blueberry and mango chia pudding {vegan + gluten free}

Blueberry and mango chia pudding {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday! Spring has definitely sprung over here in Northern Italy. To celebrate it I’ve decided to prepare a suuuuper easy peasy cold dessert: a chia pudding that will require 7 ingredients, 10 minutes of your time and 2 […]

Buckwheat & hazelnut cake {vegan + gluten free}

Buckwheat & hazelnut cake {vegan + gluten free}

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! You may have noticed that lately I haven’t been able to keep up with this blog, and by that I mean I haven’t always succeeded at posting a new recipe every week. At worst, I’ll post […]