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RAW VEGGIE FINGER FOOD
24 June 2019

RAW VEGGIE FINGER FOOD

With just a few ingredients and some inspiration collected by browsing a cooking magazine, really tasty recipes with a great visual effect are born. Small raw veggie finger food with seasonal vegetables, enriched with fresh basil pesto. Perfect for an outdoor dinner on a warm summer evening.

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STUFFED ROUND ZUCCHINI
14 June 2019

STUFFED ROUND ZUCCHINI

These beautiful round zucchini are perfect to be stuffed. You can use a classic gratin filling with breadcrumbs, egg and cheese, or making a version like this one, vegan and gluten-free, using almonds and teff.

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PASSATELLI WITH CHESTNUT FLOUR, GREEN BECHAMEL AND BAKED MUSHROOMS
18 January 2019

PASSATELLI WITH CHESTNUT FLOUR, GREEN BECHAMEL AND BAKED MUSHROOMS

Passatelli are a typical dish of two regions of Italy: Marche and Emilia Romagna; traditionally served in meat broth, we can also taste this recipe in different vegetarian versions, without broth, with the most varied seasonings: with vegetables, with truffles, with a cream of legumes or, as in this case, with baked mushrooms on tasty green spinach bechamel. This version has an extra feature: instead of wheat flour, it contains chestnut flour. I hope you like them 🙂

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BAKED JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE WITH HAZELNUT AND THYME PESTO
11 January 2019

BAKED JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE WITH HAZELNUT AND THYME PESTO

The Jerusalem artichoke also known as German turnip, is a tuber that we can find at the market in the winter season: many are its properties (it has few calories, suitable for diabetics, easy to digest, if consumed raw, it keeps intact its vitamins and mineral salts content). Today I share this first simply recipe. With few ingredients you will obtain a tasty and special side dish: baked Jerusalem artichokes with hazelnuts and thyme pesto.

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MALLOREDDUS WITH KALE AND CHICKPEAS CREAM
13 December 2018

MALLOREDDUS WITH KALE AND CHICKPEAS CREAM

It’s kale time…but sometimes we don’t know how to use it. A dear friend of mine, has a beautiful organic farm near Reggio Emilia: she grows a nice garden with a lot of this seasonal vegetable (if you are near Reggio Emilia, I suggest to visit this farm https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100007388536011 …they also produce a special Parmigiano Reggiano); she tells me that a lot of her clients don’t know how to cook kale and ask always for new recipes. You can consider it like chards or turnip tops: just boil them in water and then sauté with extra virgin olive oil and garlic to obtain a simply side dish. But you can also use it to make a salted quiche, a pesto, to enrich a vegetable soup…In this case we cook it to season a short kind of pasta, Malloreddus, (a traditional pasta from Sardegna)…you can also use short penne or orecchiette…

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PUMPKIN AND CAULIFLOWER SOUP WITH OAT
2 November 2018

PUMPKIN AND CAULIFLOWER SOUP WITH OAT

A simply and fast recipe to warm and color these cold and grey autumn days 🙂  With few ingredients we are going to prepare a pumpkin and cauliflower cream with whole grain oat flour, a pinch of sweet paprika and fresh ginger. Enjoy it.

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ARTICHOKES AU GRATIN
2 March 2018

ARTICHOKES AU GRATIN

It ‘s time for artichokes and there are many ways to prepare them: it will be very interesting to learn how to use all the parts. For example, the outer hard leaves can be used to prepare a decoction or a vegetable broth; forthermore the stems, boiled and blended, to prepare a good risotto. Give space to your creativity and have fun cooking artichokes in different ways. Meanwhile, I invite you to try this very simple and tasty recipe: artichokes au gratin ☺

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CHARDS WITH GINGER, ORANGE AND ALMONDS
16 February 2018

CHARDS WITH GINGER, ORANGE AND ALMONDS

By  •  Salads & co

When you have the opportunity to leave near a market of organic and km 0 producers, you can choose from a large variety of products, which generally you don’t see in a traditional supermarket, because unfortunately it is all a bit standardised. These varieties always amaze and are good inspirations for creative recipes. For example, with a bunch of colored chards like these, look what a wonderful dish you can prepare …. 🙂

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CAULIFLOWER AND BEETROOT CREAM
12 February 2018

CAULIFLOWER AND BEETROOT CREAM

By  •  Soups and cream

 

A really simply and fast recipe: colored, tasty and fragrant. The red beetroot is going to color the white cauliflower and, with some soy cream and green parsley, you will obtain nice contrasts of colors. A really simply plate that will “warm you up” in a cold winter day.

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PUNTARELLE SALAD WITH FENNEL AND ORANGE
2 February 2018

PUNTARELLE SALAD WITH FENNEL AND ORANGE

By  •  Salads & co

In this period of the year we can find puntarelle at the market…they are beautiful; in the traditional recipe they are served with an anchovy sauce. Today we are going to season them with a nice vegan sause and we will serve them with orange and fennel to create a new version. 😉

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