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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 […]


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Spaghetti with chickpeas and fried sage

by Alice on novembre 7, 2012

Ingredients 150 g spaghetti (I used ‘spaghettoni’) extra virgin olive oil, to taste 250 g cooked chickpeas 1 garlic clove, peeled and halved 1 small red chili pepper, cleaned and minced a large handful of fresh sage leaves, cleaned and pat dried freshly ground black pepper, to taste 


Posted in: autumn,beans and legumes,cooked,pasta,picnic,savoury,winter

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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 100 g Principato di Lucedio cannellini beans 50 g Tuscan kale 50 ml extra virgin olive oil, organically produced by Azienda Agraria Alberti (Fattoria Aquilone) 1 teaspoon of Peperita chilli pepper 1 clove of garlic 1 dessertspoon of sliced Savini Tartufi truffle 150 g Monograno Felicetti kamut tagliatelle or ribbon pasta the zest of […]


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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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Spring orecchiette salad

by Alice on maggio 5, 2010

Ingredients 150 g semi-whole durum wheat orecchiette 1 small bunch of asparagus, cleaned and cut into pieces extra virgin olive oil, to taste 10-12 baby date tomatoes (or cherry tomatoes), cut into quarters a handful of olives (I used Taggiasca), pitted and roughly chopped 1 small bunch of fresh chives, cleaned and chopped 1 small […]


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

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Ingredients 280 g whole wheat linguine 4-5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil half a onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 carrot, cleaned and finely chopped a pinch of whole sea salt a small head of radicchio, chopped 250 g seitan, minced a handful of fresh parsley, cleaned and finely chopped freshly ground black pepper, to […]


Posted in: pasta,savoury,vegetables,winter

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Ingredients 180 g whole grain farro medium-short pasta ( I used ‘torchioli’) water and whole sea salt, just enough to cook the pasta 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 carrot, peeled and more or less finely chopped 1 yellow pepper (stem, core and seeds removed), diced 1 long, medium-hot, sweet red pepper, Italian or […]


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Ingredients 180 g mezze maniche kamut pasta or other short pasta water and whole sea salt, just enough to cook the pasta 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 large carrot, peeled and more or less finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and more or less finely chopped a pinch of whole sea salt […]


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Makes 4 servings. Ingredients: 300 g kamut short pasta   1 large cup fresh fava beans 1 large bunch asparagus 1 garlic clove For the creamed zucchini 3 medium zucchini, peeled and stems removed a large handful of peeled almonds a handful of fresh basil grated zest of 1 lemon  4 tablespoons extra virgin olive […]


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Here’s a pasta dish that is ideal for a mid-week lunch or dinner but also perfect if you have guests around for a special occasion. Being high in protein and having a moderate amount of gluten, farro is tolerated by many people with gluten or wheat intolerances or allergies. It is also easy to digest, thanks to its high water […]


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If you like the rich tastes of autumn, this is the kind of pasta dish you should try. It may sound a bit elaborate to make but if you get organized and follow the steps I’m suggesting here, you’ll realize the recipe is actually very simple. For a more rustic dish, substitute spaghetti with homemade, whole grain pappardelle or tagliatelle. Ingredients: […]


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