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Ingredients 250 g tempeh, cut into cubes 2 tablespoons turmeric powder 1 tablespoon curry powder Himalayan salt, just enough to taste extra virgin olive oil, just enough to taste 1 garlic clove, peeled 150 g black Venus rice 1 bunch of fresh asparagus, cleaned and cut into pieces sesame oil, just enough to taste the […]

Posted in: beans and legumes,cooked,gluten-free,grains,lunch-box,picnic,rice,salads,savoury,spicy,spring,summer,tempeh,vegetables


Ingredients 2 chili peppers, cleaned and julienned 6-7 cm ginger root, peeled and juiced the juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon agave syrup whole sea salt, just enough to taste 1 small spring onion, cleaned and sliced 150 g thai rice 1 broccoli head, divided into florets 4-5 champignons, cleaned 2 handfuls peanuts, toasted and […]

Posted in: autumn,condiments,gluten-free,grains,lunch-box,rice,savoury,spicy,vegetables,winter


Ingredients 280-300 g cooked semi-whole rice 100 ml coconut milk, unsweetened and unflavoured 100 ml almond milk, unsweetened and unflavoured a few pinches of vanilla powder 2 handfuls raspberries, cleaned maple syrup, to taste a handful of toasted pumpkin seeds Makes 2 servings.

Posted in: breakfast and brunch,cooked,fruits,gluten-free,grains,rice,summer,sweet


Cold rice custard with apricots and almonds

by Alice on luglio 19, 2011

Ingredients 200 g semi-whole rice 5 ripe apricots, cleaned, stoned and quartered (and 1 more for garnish) 50 ml agave syrup (and some for garnish) 180 ml almond milk the seeds of half a vanilla pod almond flakes, for garnish Makes 6-8 servings.

Posted in: breakfast and brunch,cooked,desserts,fruits,gluten-free,grains,rice,summer,sweet,tea time


Chocolate, amaranth and blackberry cakes

by Alice on aprile 18, 2011

Ingredients 100 g 70% Fairtrade dark chocolate, chopped 400 g cooked amaranth 80 g semi-whole wheat flour a few pinches of Himalayan salt 85 g agave syrup 50 ml extra virgin olive oil 3 large tablespoons natural blackberry preserves (made from fruit, with no added sugar) unbleached (organic and Fairtrade) powdered sugar, to taste Makes […]

Posted in: autumn,baking,breakfast and brunch,cakes,chocolate,cooked,desserts,finger food,fruits,grains,lunch-box,picnic,snacks,spring,tea time,winter

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Ingredients 6-7 tablespoons puffed millet unsweetened and unflavoured oat milk, to taste a handful of unsweetened, dried banana chips a tablespoon dried coconut flakes a tablespoon fairtrade dark chocolate bits or chips a few pinches of vanilla powder Makes 1 serving.

Posted in: autumn,breakfast and brunch,chocolate,fruits,gluten-free,grains,spring,summer,sweet,winter


Ingredients 3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil a 4-5 cm piece of leek, cleaned and cut into thin slices 3-4 tablespoons filtered water 20 g dried porcini mushrooms, to be soaked in filtered water for about 10 minutes then drained and chopped 200 ml vegetable cream, unflavoured and unsweetened whole sea salt, just enough to […]

Posted in: autumn,grains,pasta,savoury,vegetables,winter


Ingredients 400 ml oat milk, unflavoured and unsweetened 200 ml vegetable cream, unflavoured and unsweetened 6 tablespoons nutritional yeast a few pinches of whole sea salt freshly ground white pepper, to taste a pinch of chili powder 1 powdered saffron sachet, dissolved in a little, and warm, oat milk 5 teaspoons agar agar powder 1 […]

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Stuffed peppers

by Alice on ottobre 3, 2010

Ingredients 4 peppers (I used yellow peppers), washed 150 g semiwhole rice (I used Carnaroli), rinsed under cold running water 150 g seitan, finely chopped 1 zucchini, cleaned and cut into cubes 8-10 cherry tomatoes, cleaned and cut into quarters a handful of capers, soaked in filtered water for 10-15 minutes then rinsed and drained […]

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Ingredients 200 g black chickpeas, soaked in cold filtered water for at least 9 hours, or overnight, then washed and drained 150 g quinoa, washed under cold running water half a red pepper, cleaned and cut into cubes half a yellow pepper, cleaned and cuto into cubes 8-10 cherry tomatoes, cleaned and cut into quarters […]

Posted in: beans and legumes,gluten-free,grains,lunch-box,picnic,salads,savoury,summer,vegetables


Quinoa and fruit salad

by Alice on settembre 2, 2010

Ingredients 2 cups cooked quinoa, cold (here‘s how to cook quinoa) 1-2 chilled nectarines, sliced 1 banana, sliced 2-3 handfuls of chilled blueberries a squeeze of lemon juice 2-3 pinches of vanilla powder rice malt syrup, to taste Makes 2 servings.

Posted in: breakfast and brunch,fruits,gluten-free,grains,lunch-box,picnic,salads,summer,sweet


Gluten-free brownies

by Alice on aprile 15, 2010

Ingredients 200 g fair trade dark chocolate (70% cacao) 90 g quinoa flour a pinch of whole sea salt a pinch of cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 115 g rice malt syrup 55 g maple syrup, grade B or C 4 tablespons powdered flax seeds, mixed with 12 tablespoons filtered water 50 g […]

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