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Topinambour/sunchoke and potato velvet soup with walnuts and fresh thyme // vegan

Topinambour/sunchoke and potato velvet soup with walnuts and fresh thyme // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday to all from rainy Milan! Now that the days are dark pretty much 80% of the time I think it’s appropriate for me to post a soup recipe. I’ve never been a huge fan of soups in […]

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! […]

Chickpea flour crêpes with vegetables and an orange-garlic sauce // vegan

Chickpea flour crêpes with vegetables and an orange-garlic sauce // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) Happy Monday everyone! Another week, another recipe. This is my go-to for thin (sometimes even paper-thin) crêpes to be filled with all sorts of plant-based goodies. I want to underline plant-based because I’ve had a tester try them with […]

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 […]

Summer greens & flowers socca (chickpea flour crêpe) // vegan

Summer greens & flowers socca (chickpea flour crêpe) // vegan

(cliccate qui per la versione italiana) It’s socca time!! I’m trying to get back on track with posting always on Mondays. Happy Monday everyone! Even though most are still on holiday, some may be working right now so, to brighten your day up a little […]

Summer salad with quinoa and grilled peaches // vegan

Summer salad with quinoa and grilled peaches // vegan

 (cliccate qui per la versione italiana) During the summer months, when I really don’t feel like cooking at all, I like making big salads putting together whatever is available from the daily fresh produce markets – or, if I’m extra lazy, whatever I have in […]

Round zucchini stuffed with spiced brown rice, raisins and pistachios // vegan

Round zucchini stuffed with spiced brown rice, raisins and pistachios // vegan

(clicca qui per la versione italiana) Round zucchini remind me of plump ladies and this is another good reason to love them! These lovely veggies are a real treasure, versatile and delicious. You can thinly slice them, cut them in wedges and sauté/roast them or, […]