Artichokes and radicchio winter salad

Seasonality: Artichokes and radicchio winter salad. Not “just” a salad. Seasonal vegetables (better if organic); sea salt (which does not undergo any chemical treatment); Sicilian extra virgin olive oil (organic) and a delicious Modena balsamic cream make this salad more than just a side dish. The ingredients always make the difference. Excellent also with the…

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Vegan energy crunchy cookies

I really love this recipe because of its simplicity of execution and its versatility. You can change the dry ingredients according to your availability or taste without compromising the final result. Walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews, dates, dried apricots, barley flakes are among the various alternatives. But the flours must be unrefined to better absorb the liquid…

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Healthy gluten free marble cake

A texture with a crisp surface and a soft but well-compact interior. One of those cakes perfect to be soaked. Unrefined flour, “Panela” whole cane sugar, mild extra virgin olive oil and fair trade cocoa are the main ingredients of a delicious, gluten-free rustic healthy marble cake. I am lucky to have organic eggs, from…

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Clementine muffins with chocolate chips

The smell of these delicious muffins is incredible. The organic and seasonal clementines, typical fruits of the Italian winter, especially in the South of the country, make them perfect for breakfast or for a snack. The chocolate chips are a perfect match with this type of citrus; the cashews enrich the taste, making clementine muffins…

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Pasta with walnuts and hazelnuts sauce

This is a true winter comfort food and a hearty meal. Walnuts, hazelnuts and tomatoes are a delicious combination. A full vegan dish rich in taste you have to serve strictly hot. Serves 4 Ingredients 150 g (51/2 oz) walnuts 50 g (13/4 oz) toasted hazelnuts 2 tbsp tomato sauce  300 g (11 oz) wholemeal…

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Loaf cake with cheese and pear

On cold Sundays spent in the countryside with friends, savory cakes are one of those pleasant habits that keep us women occupied in the kitchen while the men are busy with their chatter. This recipe is great for a brunch or a sea salty snack. The quality of the cheese is essential not only for…

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Polenta and pumpkin soft cake

I love this polenta and pumpkin soft cake for its exquisite lightness. This lightness (and the very soft texture) is obtained thanks to the eggs (just two) that must be beaten for at least five minutes. The melted chocolate, mixed in the mixture with the electric whisk, gives the dough a consistency similar to whipped…

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Vanilla white chocolate squares

I really love this recipe, so simple yet very good. A soft cake with a firm consistency and a delicate aroma of vanilla and white chocolate. Toasted almond flour and corn flour are one of the keys to this gluten-free cake, perfect for any occasion. I prefer it in its simplicity but you can cover…

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Cocoa dark cake with fresh cream

In this delicious cocoa dark cake with fresh cream, the unrefined ingredients are, once again, the basis of a rustic recipe, perfect for sweet moments to share at any time of day. Compared to my other chocolate cakes, the hero of the dough is the fresh cream. High quality cream, bought on a farm and…

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Vegan chocolate salami

On my website you find the classic version with egg and butter. I confess I struggled to find an ingredient that could replace the egg, useful to make the chocolate salami compact and easy to cut. For this, I am very satisfied with this recipe. The combination of melted chocolate with vegetable milk is simply perfect…

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