Chickpea vegan burger

An absolutely perfect and delicious recipe for those who love legumes but also for those who do not consume them. Usually, children are the most reluctant to consume pulses and vegetables. Presented as a vegan burger, crispy outside and soft inside, the little ones will love these chickpea vegan dish. In this recipe I used…

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Vegan sugar free soft cookies

When it comes to creating vegan desserts, especially cookies, there are still many perplexities. Are they really good? The most skeptical ask. Once tasted, even the most wary, agree that the vegan shortcrust pastry is delicious, crunchy or soft at the right point, according to the type of recipe performed. I love to experiment and then push…

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Peas and onion spring cake

Recipes with puff pastry are one of the most popular comfort foods. Simple and quick to prepare, they are useful for an informal meal or a hearty snack.  Fresh peas are one of the keys to this recipe. The difference with the frozen ones, besides the taste, also lies in the crunchiness that remains even…

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Amarena cherry gluten free cake

Amarena cherries are beautiful quality Italian cherries, ideal for preparing delicious desserts. They contain a good amount of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant, useful for strengthening the immune system. Anthocyanins and quercetin, present in these fruits, are useful for keeping blood cholesterol levels stable. When not in season, they are also available in syrup, which…

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Spicy Sicilian lentils

Ustica is a small island off the Sicilian archipelago. It is the homeland of one of the most prestigious Italian lentil varieties, small and fine, Slow Food Presidium. Particularly tender, when cooked, it gives off a delicious aroma. Its organoleptic characteristics are derived from the Mediterranean climate and the volcanic soil in which it grows. Rich in iron and…

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Flourless hazelnut cake

A hazelnut cake seems so little Spring. But Spring has its ups and downs and, especially at the beginning, temperatures suggest cakes and sweets with such a comforting flavor, typical of the colder months. In addition, since I love nuts and hazelnuts, in particular, my pantry is usually very stocked and I need to dispose…

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Pasta with lettuce pesto

Spring does not have the variety of vegetables available in summer and winter. As good as they are, consuming peas and asparagus every day can be boring. So, since my spring garden is generous with Romaine lettuce, oregano and parsley, I like to prepare a fresh and quick pesto with these seasonal delicacies. The result…

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Vegan double chocolate muffins

Usually, eggs are replaced in various ways in vegan desserts. Bananas and apples are excellent substitutes and, in addition, being very sweet, they can also replace sugar. The disadvantage is that some may not like the taste they release, especially with the combination of some ingredients. The possibilities to create delicious egg-free alternatives have definitely…

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Asparagus with balsamic vinegar

This dish, with typically spring vegetables, can be an ideal side dish or a tasty salad. The key is vegetable broth, prepared at home with organic vegetables (if you buy it, make sure it is free of glutamate and preservatives) and a fresh emulsion of balsamic vinegar and lemon. Balsamic Vinegar is one of the…

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Peanut and cashews vegan cookies

So many combinations, variations, all greedy and full of nourishment. This is one of the many recipes on my website, for a vegan variant of a classic of the American tradition. One of the key for this vegan cookies are the roasted unsalted peanuts. The smell that they give off inside the mixture is incredibile. Peanuts are…

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