This crackers recipe features sesame seeds, but you can use a variety of them (sunflower, pumpkin, chia seeds...); if you play with different ingredients the combination of colors and textures will be impressive and their taste even more delicious. I added just a dash of chili pepper to give them a mild spicy heat. Perfect,… Continue reading Oat & Sesame seed Crackers
You just need a high speed blender (I have a Vitamix) and a freezer to make this delicacy! It's light, refreshing, easy to make and really yummy. I don't eat a lot of sweet things, I prefer savory by far but yesterday I had to lock the box and move away from the kitchen because… Continue reading Vanilla Nicecream
Sometimes things happen for a reason, or just at the right time when you less expect them. Sometimes a leaflet in your mailbox solves your problems, making your day! Life is funny...Recently I've tried to make my own mustard, you might find it too strong because -like wasabi- it gets to your nose....but it's delicious.… Continue reading Homemade Mustard
Sometimes you just need a crunchy snack to boost your energy, and it doesn't have to be sweet? Does it? I love crunchy seed crackers and I tried to make something similar using just nuts. Here's the result, pretty awesome I'd say, though it's more like little bites rather than a big rectangular bar. Give… Continue reading Savoury energy bars
If you are passionate about cheese but you gave up dairy, seed/nut-based cheeses are a wonderful alternative, and they are fun to make. I love them, they are tasty and you can easily play with herbs, spices to impress your guests. There are a couple of ways to make nut-based cheeses, using probiotics/rejuvelac (fermentation… Continue reading Mild Cashew Cheese
I do love tomatoes! Did you notice? Halve tomatoes. Lay them side up on a baking tray. Sprinkle with fresh herbs, farlo, salt and olive oil. Cook for 4 hours, roughly (100*C) Adoro i pomodori, lo avete notato? Dividete i pomodori in due. Metteteli a pancia in su su una teglia da forno. Conditeli con… Continue reading Gummy tomatoes
Do you know what chutney means? The word “chutney” is derived from the Hindi word चटनी chaṭnī, meaning to lick. And I assure you this mildly hot Tomato Chutney is really delicious and almost addictive! Perfect even as spread, or on a slice of hard vegan cheese…. INGREDIENTS: 200 g red onions 550 g ripen ed tomatoes 1 mild… Continue reading (MILDLY HOT) TOMATO CHUTNEY
“Cooking is at once child's play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.” Craig Clairborne I guess this quote explains it all: cooking done with care is a true act of love and I needed to love myself again before writing again. It's maybe too strong a way to… Continue reading So, what happened….?