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agar agar

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 […]

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Ingredients 500 ml mixed berry tea (use your favourite blend) a little squeeze of lemon juice one quarter of a teaspoon vanilla powder one quarter of a teaspoon powdered cloves 5 tablespoons rice malt syrup 3 teaspoons powdered agar agar Makes 4 servings.

Posted in: autumn,breakfast and brunch,cooked,desserts,finger food,fruits,gluten-free,lunch-box,picnic,snacks,spring,summer,sweet,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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Almond custard and fresh berries

by Alice on settembre 12, 2010

Ingredients For the custard 500 ml unsweetened and unflavoured almond milk 3 teaspoons agar agar powder 6 tablespoons rice malt syrup 3 tablespoons almond butter For the berries black berries (1 small basket) blueberries (1 small basket) 3-4 tablespoons rice malt syrup a few pinches of vanilla powder 2 tablespoons lemon juice lemon zest (from […]

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Strawberry jelly spread with cardamom

by Alice on maggio 21, 2010

Ingredients 350 g ripe strawberries, cleaned and coarsely puréed 150 g rice malt syrup juice of half a lemon half a teaspoon powdered cardamom a few pinches of powdered vanilla half a teaspoon agar agar powder, dissolved in 1 tablespoon filtered water Makes about 1 jar.

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Hazelnut and thyme cream tarts

by Alice on gennaio 13, 2010

Ingredients For the crust The recipe is here. You will need about 80-100 g of dough in order to make 2 tart shells. of about 15 cm. The quantities vary according to the thickness you prefer for the single shells. For the hazelnut cream 200 ml almond milk a pinch of whole sea salt 2 […]

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Ingredients For the pannacotta 350 ml almond milk 150 ml almond cream (or other vegetable cream, preferably rice based cream) 3 tablespoons agave syrup a pinch of vanilla powder 2 1/2 teaspoons agar agar powder For the cacao and carob sauce 2 teaspoons cacao powder 4 teaspoons carob powder 2 teaspoons tahin 4 teaspoons agave […]

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Rose Flavoured Watermelon Jellies

by Alice on agosto 1, 2008

This is my own adaptation of a typical Sicilian dessert, called ‘gelo di melone’, a very unique combination of flavours, that is, jasmine flowers and watermelon… something you will definitely be able to taste if visiting Sicily in summer. Since there’s plenty of watermelons around at the moment, I thought it was time to try my version […]

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Ingredients For the ‘jelly puddings’ 500 ml mixed berry juice (the one I used was a blend of blackcurrant, cranberry, strawberry and raspberry juices) 3 teaspoons agar powder For the white chocolate sauce 100 g white chocolate (I used vegan white chocolate chips) half a teaspoon ground cinnamon 200 ml soy milk 1 teaspoon cornstarch […]

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