The ultimate Chocolate-chip Cookies

The ultimate Chocolate-chip Cookies

These Vegan Chocolate chip cookies are a chocolate-chip cookie lover’s dream-come-true: soft and chewy, with loads of dark chocolate chunks and the perfect texture to be dunked in some cold plant-based milk for the ultimate comfort food ♡ Hello my beautiful friends! As a food lover and recipe developer, I always try to come up with new recipes, but many times I realize that what you really want, is to go back to the basics. Especially when they’re new to the Vegan lifestyle or simply Veg-curious, my readers write me telling they would want to eat the foods they already love but in a plant-based version. And that’s why today...

How to make your own Vegan Honey

Homemade Vegan Honey

This plant-based, Vegan honey is made with just a few natural ingredients and wild flowers you can pick up while taking a walk this Spring. Gather some Dandelions and Rose buds and make the most amazing homemade Vegan Honey ever Hello my beautiful friends! Today I want to share with you an easy way to make your own 100% plant-based, Vegan Honey with natural ingredients you can pick up while taking a walk among wild flowers. But don’t pick too many! Just enough to make a couple of jars of Vegan honey, and leave the rest to the bees and butterflies ;-) Even if there are quite a few recipes...

Vegan Gluten-Free Caprese Chocolate Cake

Vegan Gluten-Free Caprese Chocolate Cake

This Vegan Gluten-Free Caprese Chocolate Cake is an egg-free, dairy-free, 1-bowl chocolate lover’s dream come true, And it only requires 7 ingredients, so easy to make! This cake is perfect to be eaten on a Spring afternoon with a cup of coffee or tea. Hello my beautiful friends! The first time I had this traditional Italian cake, I was at a nice place along the beach in Ostia, not far from Rome, on the first warm day of the year when you can sit on a terrace looking out at the sea, listening to the waves and the seagulls. Perhaps that’s why I associate it with Spring ♥ That day, I...

Triple-layer cheesecake hearts ♥

triple-layered-cheesecake-hearts

These triple-layer cheesecake hearts are delicious, gluten-free, dairy-free desserts perfect for Valentine’s Day! Make them for your other half or just go ahead and make one for yourself ♥ Hello my beautiful friends! I dedicate these sweet treats to all of you, those in love, those looking for love and those that are fed up with love all together ;) The base for these cheesecakes is an Italian cake called “Caprese” which is not only totally delicious, but also traditionally gluten-free and Vegan: it’s made with just a few ingredients and it only needs almond meal as flour. You can now read the precise recipe here! This is also the...

Vegan Cherry Clafoutis

Vegan Cherry Clafoutis

Which are your first childhood culinary memories? You know, those foods that just like Proust‘s Madeleines, take you back to another time and another place with just one bite. Perhaps in your mother’s kitchen, or at your grandparent’s house, foods that are familiar yet so distant in time. To me it’s always fascinating how flavors and smells can trigger so many memories, even things we thought were long forgotten. Many times I ask this same question to my husband, as coming from different countries we didn’t get to experience the same types of food as children, and every now and then I try to recreate his favorite foods but Vegan,...

Last minute gift idea: homemade Vegan Irish Cream Baileys + freebie

Vegan Irish cream Baileys

Still wondering waht to gift for the holidays? I’ve got you covered! :-) Booze is not something you’ll find anywhere else on this blog, nor in my life. I don’t know exactly why, but somewhere during my life I made the unconscious decision of simply not liking spirits, wine, beer nor any other alcoholic drinks. Some people think that’s kind of lame, or boring – but I don’t mind. I often joke that my taste buds haven’t evolved much since when I was 12, as it’s pretty much the case (besides the fact that now I like things like garlic which I used to hate during my childhood). But there...