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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, […]

Light elderflower cordial // vegan

Light elderflower cordial // vegan

I have recently started to go to a great farmers market here in Turin, and have decided I’ll try to buy a new local vegetable typical of Piedmont each week if I’m in town (which is not very often…). My first encounter with elderflower happened […]

Pineapple, ginger and chocolate upside-down cake // vegan

Pineapple, ginger and chocolate upside-down cake // vegan

For my very first post I would like to share my favorite go-to recipe for vegan chocolate cake (that is super soft and moist!). I decided to pair it with pineapple and fresh ginger, which go really well together, but you can substitute them with […]