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Chocolate, orange and ginger truffles

by Alice on dicembre 22, 2011

Ingredients 200 g dark chocolate (70% cacao), preferably fairtrade 3 tablespoons cashew butter, at room temperature 3 tablespoons orange jam (with no added sugar), at room temperature 1 organic orange, washed half a teaspoon dried ginger powder (and some more to roll the truffles) 100-110 g almond meal cocoa powder (with no added sugar), just […]

Posted in: autumn,breakfast and brunch,chocolate,desserts,finger food,gluten-free,sweet,tea time,winter


Ginger and coriander marinated seitan

by Alice on maggio 25, 2011

Ingredients 350 g plain seitan, thinly sliced the juice of 1 lemon the juice of 1 orange 50 ml extra virgin olive oil a handful of fresh coriander, cleaned and chopped whole sea salt, just enough to taste 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped 3 cm fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon […]

Posted in: autumn,lunch-box,picnic,savoury,seitan,spring,summer,winter


Ingredients 200 g cleaned cherries 300 g cleaned strawberries, cut into quarters the juice of half a lemon the juice of 1 orange 1 tablespoon naturale vanilla extract 2 tablespoons molasses (from whole cane sugar) the juice of 2 cm cleaned and grated fresh ginger root 4-5 fresh mint leaves, cleaned and chopped 1/4 teaspoon […]

Posted in: breakfast and brunch,desserts,fruits,gluten-free,picnic,raw,salads,spring,summer,sweet


Ingredients 2 beets, cleaned and cut into pieces the juice of 2 oranges a few pinches of whole sea salt julienned orange zest, to taste (choose organic oranges) fresh thyme leaves, to taste (keep some for garnish) 1-2 tablespoons rice malt syrup extra virgin olive oil balsamic vinegar, to taste freshly ground black pepper, to […]

Posted in: autumn,fruits,gluten-free,salads,savoury,spring,vegetables,winter


Orange jam with ginger and vanilla

by Alice on febbraio 22, 2011

Ingredients 6 sweet, organic oranges, cleaned 1 teaspoon vanilla powder a 6 cm piece of fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped 400 g rice malt syrup 250 g muscovado sugar Makes 4 small jars.

Posted in: autumn,breakfast and brunch,cooked,fruits,gluten-free,jams,sweet,tea time,winter


Ingredients 1 small white beetroot, cleaned and cut into matchsticks half a red beetroot, cleaned and cut into matchsticks half a small white cabbage, cleaned and finely shaved the juice of 1 orange 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons rice malt syrup whole sea salt, just enough to taste black […]

Posted in: autumn,condiments,gluten-free,lunch-box,salads,savoury,seasoning and sauces,vegetables,winter


Orange and carrot tempeh

by Alice on marzo 6, 2009

Thanks to its high protein levels, tempeh -a soy derivative- is an excellent meat substitute. Because it is a cultured food, tempeh is fairly easy to digest, thus representing a great alternative for people who have problems digesting any other vegetable protein like beans and soy itself. This is a delicious sweet, salty and sour tempeh based […]

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