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Ingredients 1 red pepper, cleaned and diced 1 yellow pepper, cleaned and diced 1 garlic clove, peeled a handful of fresh basil, cleaned and chopped a handful of fresh mint, cleaned and chopped 180 g spelt fusilli (I used Monograno Felicetti pasta) (optional) 1 small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced 200 g smoked tofu, […]

Posted in: cooked,lunch-box,pasta,salads,savoury,spicy,summer,tofu,vegetables


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 200 g cooked lentils 200 g pomegranate kernels whole sea salt, just enough to taste extra virgin olive oil, to taste the juice of half a lemon 2 tablespoons apple vinegar 1 tablespoon rice malt syrup 1 teaspoon cumin powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder a large handful of fresh parsley, cleaned and chopped Makes […]

Posted in: autumn,beans and legumes,cooked,fruits,gluten-free,lunch-box,salads,savoury,spicy,winter


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 1 large cucumber, cleaned and cut into sticks 1 teaspoon pink peppercorns 1 teaspoon juniper berries 1 teaspoon wild fennel seeds 2 garlic cloves, peeled and cut into pieces half a small chili pepper, cleaned and cut into pieces 2 teaspoons rice malt syrup 120 ml cold, filtered water half a teaspoon whole sea […]

Posted in: gluten-free,picnic,raw,savoury,spicy,summer,vegetables


Ingredients 250 g peeled potatoes 1 large zucchini, cleaned and cut into pieces 1 clove of garlic, peeled and cut into halves 2-3 cm fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons shoyu a pinch of Himalayan salt freshly ground white pepper, to taste 1 teaspoon vegetable stock powder […]

Posted in: autumn,breakfast and brunch,finger food,lunch-box,savoury,soy,spicy,spring,summer,terrines,tofu,vegetables,winter


Polenta with seitan ragù

by Alice on febbraio 1, 2011

Ingredients For the seitan ragù 3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (and 2 more when ready to serve) half an onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 small carrot, cleaned and finely chopped 1 celery stalk, cleaned and finely chopped 1 teaspoon powdered vegetable stock whole sea salt, just enough to taste 150 ml white wine […]

Posted in: sauces,savoury,spicy,spring,vegetables,winter


Mayonnaise with chives and piment d’Espelette

by Alice on dicembre 24, 2010

Ingredients 270 g soft, silk tofu whole sea salt, just enough to taste 4-5 fresh chives sprigs, cleaned and finely chopped half a teaspoon ground or powdered piment d’Espelette the juice of 1 lemon 130 ml extra virgin olive oil Makes 1 medium jar.

Posted in: condiments,dips, spreads and patés,gluten-free,savoury,seasoning and sauces,soy,spicy,tofu


Spiced porridge with apple and pomegranate

by Alice on dicembre 21, 2010

Ingredients 150 g rolled oats 300 ml filtered water almond milk, unsweetened and unflavoured, to taste a few pinches of mace powder a few pinches of cinnamon powder concentrated apple juice, to taste 1-2 handfuls of pomegranate kernels half a red apple, cleaned and diced 1-2 handfuls of raisins Makes 2 servings.

Posted in: autumn,breakfast and brunch,fruits,spicy,winter


Spiced apricot, almond and cacao crumble

by Alice on luglio 29, 2010

Ingredients For the apricots 700-750 g fresh and ripe apricots, cleaned, pitted and cut into thin slices 4 tablespoons rice malt syrup the juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract half a teaspoon dried ginger powder half a teaspoon cardamom powder For the crumble 300 g almond meal 5-6 tablespoons muscovado sugar a […]

Posted in: breakfast and brunch,chocolate,crumbles,desserts,fruits,gluten-free,lunch-box,picnic,spicy,sweet,tea time


Ingredients For the cake 200 g semi-whole wheat flour 80 g wholemeal flour 120 g almond flour 40 g unsweetened cacao powder, sifted 50 g muscovado sugar half a teaspoon vanilla powder 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 tablespoon cornstarch a pinch of whole sea salt 180 g barley malt syrup 100 ml extra virgin […]

Posted in: autumn,baking,breakfast and brunch,cakes,chocolate,desserts,finger food,lunch-box,snacks,spicy,sweet,tea time,winter


Apple spice muffins

by Alice on novembre 11, 2009

Ingredients 200 g semi-whole Manitoba flour 100 g whole rice flour 2 teaspoons cream of tartar a pinch of whole sea salt 70 ml extra virgin olive oil 100 ml agave syrup 100-120 ml oat milk half a teaspoon of essicated ginger powder half a teaspoon cinnamon powder 2-3 pinches of powdered cloves 3-4 pinches […]

Posted in: autumn,baking,breakfast and brunch,cupcakes and muffins,finger food,fruits,lunch-box,picnic,spicy,sweet