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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. I will dedicate it its own post soon (trust me, it deserves...

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,...

Vanilla custard pots

vegan custard

Custard is one of the most famous desserts of the world, and it can be easily declined in many flavors: classic lemon, sweet vanilla, naughty chocolate, sophisticated green tea and so on. The majority of people still thinks you need eggs and dairy products to achieve that perfect luscious texture, but this couldn’t be farther from the truth! Just like you don’t need eggs to make a perfectly fluffy cake (ladies and gentlemen, proof 1 & 2) you don’t really need any animal-derived ingredients to cook just about anything, in this case you only need to take advantage of what ingredients such as cornstarch can make for you in order...