Tag: #vegan

Of shoestrings, murders and pasta

Italy: a population of 60.36 million people, 83% of which is Catholics. The Pope resides in the Vatican, a city-state located in Rome, 97% of the population has been Christened, 7 out of 12 National holidays have roots in the Catholic Church. So it is clear that Catholicism is part of the Italian society, people embrace…

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All (small) ears

There is a place, in the South of Italy, where time stands still: it doesn’t matter if you have the new iphone, if you are a youtuber or a social media manager, if you prefer to have breakfast with an avocado toast or an açaí bowl – nothing matters, as things in here are done…

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Know your gnocchetti

Do you know the meaning of the word “malloreddus”? Me neither, I had to google it to write this post ha! In the rest of Italy, this delicious pasta is known as “gnocchetti sardi”, but the proper name is in sardinian dialect and it is actually unclear what it means. Some believe it comes from…

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When life gives you lemons

New Year’s Eve 2019, 23:59. Ready to celebrate the new year with a glass of prosecco and a resolution list longer than usual (this is what happens when you carry the same goals since 2014), I promised myself this would have been my year. AHAHAHA. Well so far it didn’t quite go as expected. But…

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Red onion focaccia

Baking is not my forte, I admit it, but focaccia is one of the few things that I can successfully bake. For this recipe I used fast action yeast, so proving times are not too bad – you only need a couple of hours, so I usually make the dough and then I move on…

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Chickpeas soup with herbs

This is a very tasty and colourful recipe, it is not the usual boring soup and I am sure you will love it! Ingredients for 3 people: Chickpeas, 2 cans White onion, 1 Carrot, 1 Celery, 1 stick Vegetable stock, 1 litre Salt Pepper Sage one tablespoon Rosemary one tablespoon Tomato passata, 100 ml Olive…

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Potato clouds

These are not simple potato croquettes, they are little bites of heaven that you will love, you are welcome! Ingredients for 4 people: Potatoes, 750 g Carrot, 2 Celery sticks, 1 White onion, 1 Salt Pepper Rapeseed oil Flour as needed, I will explain in the recipe Recipe: Boil the potatoes until soft Roughly cut…

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Focaccine with potatoes and herbs

Focaccia is a flat bread, similar to pizza, very appreciated in Italy but unfortunately not Very popular in the UK. Let’s fix this! Ingredients for 15 focaccine: Flour, 250g Olive oil, 2 tablespoons Fast action yeast, 1/2 sachet Salt, 1 tablespoon Sugar, 1 teaspoon Warm water, 125 ml Potatoes, one large one Salt one tablespoon…

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Farfalle al sugo

This is the easiest recipe ever, I promise. You are just a few steps away from one of the most delicious meals of the Italian cuisine 🙂 it doesn’t take long to make it and it is a great dinner idea for when you have friends coming over! Ingredients for 2 people: Chopped tomatoes, one…

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