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Asparagus, herb and vegan ham muffins

by Alice on aprile 16, 2012

Ingredients For the vegetables 2 spring onions, cleaned and sliced 4-5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 450-500 g fresh asparagus, cleaned and chopped freshly ground black pepper, to taste filtered water around 70 g vegan ham, chopped For the muffin batter 200 g semi-whole wheat flour 100 g fine cornmeal half a teaspoon whole sea […]

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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 […]

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Rice, cornmeal and sultana (baked) fritters

by Alice on marzo 22, 2010

Ingredients 150 g whole rice, washed in cold water, well drained then cooked in water until very tender 160 g rice malt syrup 3 tablespoons light and fruity extra virgin olive oil zest of 1 organic lemon, grated 3 tablespoons whole rice flour 80 g corn flour (GMO-free) a pinch of whole sea salt a […]

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Fresh berry and custard tartlets

by Alice on ottobre 2, 2009

Ingredients For the crust 50 g cornmeal (GMO-free) 100 g whole wheat flour 100 g whole rice flakes’ flour a pinch of whole sea salt a pinch of vanilla powder 70 ml extra virgin olive oil 70 ml natural mineral or filtered water, at room temperature Makes about  24 discs (tartlets) or 1 20-22 cm crust. […]

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Zucchini cake with zucchini flowers

by Alice on settembre 2, 2009

Ingredients 150 g semi-wholemeal wheat flour 100 g cornmeal (OGM-free) 50 g almond flour a pinch of whole sea salt 3 tablespoons cream of tartar 150 ml agave syrup 50 ml extra virgin olive oil 150 ml unsweetened, unflavoured soy milk (OGM-free) 1 tablespoon natural vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest (organic) 200 g […]

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Pear and Apple Yellow Crumble

by Alice on febbraio 14, 2008

I think apple crumble is one of the my favourite treats. Fruit crumbles in general are great. They are delicious and economical, it takes less than one hour to make them and they can be served warm or cold. I had the best time when I was living in England, going from place to place trying to […]

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