Salade dressings

Adopting healthier eating habits does not necessary involve high expenses. Yes, fresh products from organic farming are more expensive than their non-organic counterparts. But have you thought of substituting some common processed foods with raw ingredients? Indeed, good quality raw food is necessarily cheaper than products that required several refining operations, as these involve more transport,…

Beetroot hummus

I love mezze, antipasti, tapas… Everything that relates to aperitif! Who never ate so many appetizers, to the point of not being hungry any more at the moment of having their main course? In my opinion, appetizers are much more interesting and appetizing than main courses: they usually have beautiful colors, are presented in the…

Refined sugar-free homemade ketchup

The recipe that I present today has been created by accident, like most of my recipes. I decided this year to plant in my backyard a variety of tomatoes that are not found in supermarkets where I leave. From the description of the store in which I bought the plants, these fleshy tomatoes are supposed to by perfect…

Sun-dried tomato and almond pesto

The summer dishes extravaganza continues with this sunny recipe. Four ingredients, minimal preparation time and plenty of flavor, what more? I have created this recipe because my parents brought me a significant amount of almonds from Sardinia. I wanted to use them quickly, before they become rancid. Originally, I wanted to make a pesto for pasta. The result…

Traditional Greek cuisine: tzatziki

Today I am sharing with you a perfect summer recipe: Greek tzatziki. I discovered and immediately fell in love with this dish while traveling around Greece, on the beautiful Corfu island. It is also popular in Turkey under the name ‘cacik’ (pronounced “djadjik”). This fresh and creamy dish made of yogurt and cucumbers will make…

Vegan pesto genovese

Pesto genovese, made with fresh basil and pine nuts, is a simple yet delicious recipe. It is traditionally prepared using a pestle and mortar, but your blender will allow you to prepare it in a few minutes! This version contains no cheese, so it is suitable for vegans, raw foodists, lactose intolerants and people on the candida…

Guacamole Yucatán style

One of my favorite recipes! I recreated it after spending five weeks in Mexico, tasting this delight every day. When I came back home, I read plenty of recipes, made countless attempts and used family and friends as guinea pigs, before finding the ultimate recipe, I am pleased to share with you today! Easy and quick to prepare, it…

Pesto calabrese with a vegan twist

  I discovered this recipe durong a trek through northern Italy. I bet you already imagine the romantic discovery of this delicious dish in a picturesque restaurant. Well, you are mistaken! It was 10 years ago, we were a group of four students. Our budget was tight, we could not afford to eat tpp often at the restaurant so were cooking most of our…