Dairy free

Lemon marinated zucchini carpaccio salad

A beautiful salad made with raw zucchini, sliced carpaccio-thin and topped with olive oil, fresh lemon juice, pine nuts or almonds and a few drops of honey

Olive oil and wine ciambelline cookies

This is an easy recipe for ring shaped cookies named "ciambelline" in Italian These crunchy cookies are perfect for dipping in wine or tea after a meal. As the dough has no egg or butter they are also vegan and dairy free. Make them with wholewheat flour for an additional healthy touch!

Pork saltimbocca with guanciale and grapes

After a fairly wet spring and a blazing hot summer, Italian wine-makers have high...

Hazelnut biscotti

The recipe for these cookies  is from my friend Luana who has given it...

Spiced persimmon and orange jam

PERSIMMONS. I better hurry up and pick them before the frost makes them burst. Every...

Stir-fried chicken breast with olives, capers & tomato

Enjoy this easy and quick chicken breast stir fried with tomato, capers and olives. The recipe is inspired to the famous puttanesca pasta recipe and makes a great summer meal.

Garbanzo bean farinata with caramelized onions and rosemary

As you probably know Italians have a long tradition of eating vegan food. You...

Stuffed Roast Turkey Porchetta Style

Boneless Turkey leg, rolled with guanciale or pancetta, herbs, juniper berries and garlic, and...

Beef straccetti with asparagus and spring onions

STRACCETTI DI MANZO CON ASPARAGI. Spring, spring, spring! Quick, quick, quick! Who wants to be...

Sicilian orange, black olives and fennel salad

A delightful fennel and orange salad with black olives, bursting with Mediterranean flavors. The recipe features crisp, thinly sliced fennel ribbons, paired harmoniously with juicy orange wedges and savory olives.