Like most summers, this one flew by so quickly. It would be nice if the pandemic took the same route of seasons, but we know by now that the virus won’t be going anywhere soon and it will be some time before we can call it history. Although this year has been an insane rollercoaster,…… Continue reading End of summer Gazpacho!
I made this pesto a couple of weeks ago when I was still in OC staying with relatives. The basil in the garden had been growing like crazy in the sunny warmth of the early summer days. The pesto came out so good I had to make it again two days later. On both occasions…… Continue reading Vegan Basil Pesto
If you’re in search of some kind of sweet comfort, these cookies are the answer 🙂 They are super duper delicious, really easy to make and quite healthy too!I was inspired by this recipe here from Flourist. Flourist is a Canadian company suppling best quality, stone-milled and local grains, flours and beans. I’ve yet have…… Continue reading Vegan Almond Chocolate Cookies
Ripe, brownish bananas call for banana bread. This recipe makes a healthy, not too sweet, delicious treat perfect for breakfast or afternoon snack. You can toast it or have as is. The riper your bananas the sweeter the outcome. Instead of using eggs, I’ve mixed ground flax seeds with water to create the so-called “flax…… Continue reading Vegan Banana Bread
Hummus is always a winner. Everyone likes it, it is so versatile, great if you’re hosting a dinner party or as a side to your vegetables, or put in a wrap, on a slice of toasted bread etc. The list can go on forever. Often I like to give my hummus a twist by adding…… Continue reading Cauliflower Hummus!
Cheese, dip, or sauce! Whatever you want to call it, it tastes really good! Here’s a very simple recipe for making a delicious, healthy and protein packed cheese. It’s great as is, but you can also use it to substitute soft cheeses in other recipes. For example I made a tart with greens mixed with…… Continue reading Tofu & cashew cheese
I’ve recently learned how to bake sourdough bread. It’s been so fun to experiment and see the promising results. I’ve realized it takes a long time to make a good loaf of sourdough bread, but the results are so much better than baking with instant yeast instead of a sourdough starter. The aroma, the taste…… Continue reading Ribollita soup!
Hello! It’s been way to long since I last posted on here, and I finally found some time (and will) to start again 🙂 We are currently facing a world crisis, that is the pandemic caused by the recent outbreak of Covid_19. The situation is surreal to say the least. I left Italy to come…… Continue reading We are all connected
I’ve recently moved to London for a 3-months internship in a food-market company, called Mercato Metropolitano. I’m only half way through my experience here but after living in a small Italian town for three years, I feel like I’ve already gotten used to the chaotic rush and urban life that a city like London offers.…… Continue reading Eco-conscious urban living
I’m so lucky to have a great cafeteria in my University, where almost every week guest chefs (often michelin star chefs!) come to cook for the students and the faculty. But even when there’s no guest chefs, the food is incredibly studied to fit the season, the local foods and the availability of such. Most…… Continue reading A Garden Revolution: cooking for students
This Friday, the 15th of March, there will be an international strike in all the big cities for Climate Change. The event, called Fridays for Future, started thanks to the Swedish teen Greta Thunberg last summer when she started to strike from school and sit in front of the Swedish parliament every day. Her wish was…… Continue reading Climate Change – Legumes are the answer!
“Eating healthy should be easy and accessible to everyone, all the time”: this is what I thought when looking at this dish I made for myself for lunch today. I just finished studying for a Nutrition class I took this year, called “Food and Health”, which dealt with nutrition in a very holistic way. I…… Continue reading Eating healthy should be easy and accessible to everyone, all the time