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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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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 […]


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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.


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Beluga lentil, tomato and avocado salad

by Alice on maggio 26, 2011

Ingredients 100 g beluga lentils the juice of half a lemon 8-10 cherry tomatoes, cleaned and cut into halves 3-4 sun dried tomatoes, soaked in filtered water for 10 minutes then drained and chopped dried mint, to taste fresh and cleaned mint, to taste extra virgin olive oil, to taste whole sea salt, to taste […]


Posted in: beans and legumes,fruits,gluten-free,lunch-box,picnic,salads,savoury,spring,summer,vegetables

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Ingredients For the seitan balls 130 g red lentils 300 ml filtered water 250 seitan sausage, minced 100 g plain seitan, minced 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons flax seeds 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs (from wholemeal bread) a pinch of whole sea salt a few fresh thyme sprigs, […]


Posted in: baking,beans and legumes,cooked,finger food,lunch-box,sauces,savoury,seitan,spring,vegetables

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Seitan ragù with olives and peppers

by Alice on aprile 20, 2011

Ingredients 3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (and a little more when ready to serve) 1 white onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped 1 small carrot, cleaned and finely chopped 1 celery stalk, cleaned and finely chopped 13-15 Piccadilly tomatoes (or other baby tomatoes), cleaned and diced half a […]


Posted in: autumn,cooked,sauces,savoury,seitan,sprouts,summer,winter

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Stuffed peppers

by Alice on ottobre 3, 2010

Ingredients 4 peppers (I used yellow peppers), washed 150 g semiwhole rice (I used Carnaroli), rinsed under cold running water 150 g seitan, finely chopped 1 zucchini, cleaned and cut into cubes 8-10 cherry tomatoes, cleaned and cut into quarters a handful of capers, soaked in filtered water for 10-15 minutes then rinsed and drained […]


Posted in: autumn,grains,lunch-box,picnic,savoury,summer,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 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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Flat bean, fava bean and tomato salad

by Alice on maggio 24, 2010

Ingredients 10-15 long flat beans, cleaned, trimmed, cut into pieces, cooked in salted boiling water for 3-4 minutes (they should stay crispy and bright green), then rinsed under cold running water and drained well 2-3 handfuls of fava beans, cleaned and unshelled 6-8 date or cherry tomatoes, cleaned and sliced 1 small handful of capers, […]


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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 […]


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