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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 […]


Posted in: condiments,pasta,savoury,summer,vegetables

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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 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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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 6-7 tomatoes, cleaned and seeds removed then cut into small pieces 6 sundried tomatoes, soaked in filtered water for about 10 minutes then rinsed, pat-dried and cut into pieces a handful of fresh rocket, cleaned and chopped a handful of fresh basil, cleaned and chopped 1 garlic clove, peeled and cut into slivers extra […]


Posted in: cooked,lunch-box,pasta,picnic,salads,savoury,spring,summer,vegetables

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Panzanella with friselle and tomatoes

by Alice on giugno 7, 2011

Ingredients 2 whole wheat friselle 320-350 g fresh ripe tomatoes, sliced or cut into pieces dried oregano, to taste fresh and cleaned basil, to taste extra virgin olive oil, to taste whole sea salt, just enough to taste Makes 2 servings.


Posted in: lunch-box,picnic,salads,savoury,spring,summer,vegetables

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Ingredients For the asparagus and porcini cream 200 g fresh and cleaned asparagus 300 ml filtered water 200 ml vegetable cream (I used oat cream) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil whole sea salt, just enough to taste ground nutmeg, to taste freshly ground white pepper, to taste 4 tablespoons cornstarch, dissolved in about 70 […]


Posted in: cooked,pasta,savoury,spring,vegetables

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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

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Ingredients 10-12 mushrooms (champignons) the juice of 1 lemon 1 zucchini, cleaned 1 garlic clove, peeled 2 tablespoons flax seeds, finely ground a large handful of fresh basil, cleaned 5 handfuls hazelnuts (and some more for garnish) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (and some more for garnish) freshly ground green pepper, to taste (and […]


Posted in: autumn,dips, spreads and patés,finger food,gluten-free,picnic,savoury,vegetables

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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

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Ingredients For the salad 200 g green beans 2 medium-large potatoes, peeled and sliced a large handful of fresh rocket, cleaned a handful of capers, soaked in cold filtered water for about 15 minutes then rinsed For the pesto a large handful of fresh, cleaned basil (and some for garnish) 2 small zucchini, cleaned a […]


Posted in: autumn,beans and legumes,gluten-free,salads,savoury,summer,vegetables

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Ingredients For the fava bean soup 700 g dried fava beans, soaked in filtered water for 12 hours, drained then rinsed under cold running water 1 small shallot, peeled and chopped 3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil whole sea salt, just enough to taste For the cherry tomato and basil relish 2 handfuls cherry tomatoes, […]


Posted in: beans and legumes,chilled soups,condiments,savoury,soups,spring,summer,vegetables

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