Fresh herbs and pink salt focaccia

In Italy it is still pretty common to prepare home-made focaccia or pizza. While it’s true that we often buy it or have it delivered, it’s still a pleasure to make it at home, usually during the weekends, when we have a bit more time. This way we have complete control over how we are…

Midnight spicy pasta for hungry friends | Aglio, olio e peperoncino

Something in between tradition and urban legend tells that if you have friends coming over in the evening, it gets close to midnight, and they start to have that dreadful hungry look in their eyes (and you don’t want hungry friends in the house, do you? It’s dangerous! 😉) … Well, you are supposed to…

Butter-like fresh mint hummus

Hummus is an incredible plant-based spread to keep handy. You can combine it with everything and make hundreds of different variations, even sweet ones. I like to keep it light and fluffy, almost like butter. But a healthy one! The secret to achieve this result is a perfect balance between structure and moisture, and this…

Veggie farmer’s pasta

Pasta with vegetables is one of my favorites, even better if the pasta is made of buckwheat. This seed is widely used in northern Italy, and besides having a catchy color, it’s also healthy and doesn’t contain gluten. In the Italian tradition, it is often used for hearty winter dishes, in the form of ‘pizzoccheri’…

Delicate Parmigiana

I have always believed that I can improve everything I do by finding an easier, quicker, and more effective way. I constantly commit myself to this motto. In this case, the result is an extremely light and healthy Parmigiana recipe, compared to the original. There is no frying involved, it just takes a few simple…

Vegamisù nice-cream

I love Tiramisù. I might not be a sweet tooth, but I’ll admit it is a real comfort food, and it is like its Italian name: a real pick me up! But, what I don’t like about it, is the aftereffect: the sensation of heaviness. This variation, based on the combination of overnight oats and…