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summer

Spaghetti with red pesto

by Alice on luglio 31, 2013

  Ingredients 5 medium and ripe plum tomatoes, cleaned and cut into halves 1 red bell pepper, cleaned and cut into quarters 50 g peeled almonds, chopped 1 handful of fresh basil, cleaned and chopped 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced extra virgin olive oil, to taste whole sea salt, just enough to taste freshly […]


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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, […]


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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

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Ingredients 15-16 strawberries, cleaned and sliced the juice of half a lemon 2 tablespoons apple vinegar 2 tablespoons rice malt syrup 1 tablespoon natural vanilla extract 2 handfuls of freshly podded peas 7-8 fresh asparagus, cleaned and cut into pieces 2 handfuls of freshly podded fava beans 2-3 handfuls of fresch rocket (arugula), cleaned 2 […]


Posted in: beans and legumes,condiments,fruits,gluten-free,picnic,salads,savoury,seasoning and sauces,spring,summer,sweet,vegetables

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Posted in: baking,breakfast and brunch,cooked,finger food,spring,summer,tarts and pies,vegetables

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Ingredients For the lasagne 1 pack of “tofu leaves” or equivalent (you can also use regular wheat lasagna squares) For the rocket, basil and almond pesto a large bunch of arugula, cleaned and blanched in boiling water for 1 minute then drained a large handful of fresh basil, cleaned 1 garlic clove, peeled 5 tablespoons […]


Posted in: autumn,baking,gluten-free,lunch-box,pasta,picnic,savoury,soy,summer,tofu,vegetables

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Pumpkin and pepper cream soup

by Alice on ottobre 16, 2011

Ingredients 3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil half a shallot, peeled and minced 350 g raw pumpkin pulp, cut into cubes 350-400 ml filtered water whole sea salt, just enough to taste freshly ground white pepper, to taste 1 yellow pepper, cleaned, peeled and diced fresh, cleaned oregano, for garnish dehydrated red peppers, for garnish […]


Posted in: autumn,cooked,dehydrator,gluten-free,lunch-box,savoury,soups,summer

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Tofu cubes with marinated peppers and sesame

by Alice on ottobre 5, 2011

Ingredients For the tofu the juice of half a lemon 3 tablespoons shoyu 2 tablespoons apple vinegar half a teaspoon powdered ginger the juice of about 6 cm fresh ginger root, peeled and grated 50 ml sesame oil 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons maple syrup 200-250 g organic, firm tofu, cut into cubes […]


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Fig, blueberry and raspberry tartlets

by Alice on settembre 22, 2011

Ingredients For the filling (quantitites are enough for 3 -8 cm- tartlets) 120 g fresh blueberries, cleaned 60 g fresh raspberries, cleaned and crushed the juice of half a lemon 4 tablespoons agave syrup 1 tablespoon natural vanilla extract 4-5 fresh figs, cleaned and cut into wedges 1 tablespoon muscovado sugar For the crust See […]


Posted in: baking,breakfast and brunch,cakes,cooked,desserts,fruits,picnic,snacks,summer,sweet,tarts and pies,tea time

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Ingredients 2 large aubergines (eggplants), cleaned 3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 shallot, peeled and minced 300 g plain seitan, minced half a glass white wine whole sea salt, just enough to taste a few pinches of freshly ground white pepper a few pinches of chili powder 300 g tomato puree 2 ripe tomatoes, […]


Posted in: baking,cooked,picnic,savoury,seitan,summer,vegetables

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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

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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

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