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Soft apple cake (vegan)

Apples are just the best, right? Apples are great all year round (at least here), they are good juiced, raw, peel on, peel off, in jams, oven baked, simmered … I could go on forever. I was feeling nostalgic the other day, I haven’t seen my parents in almost a year and I was missing […]

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Mango, strawberry and passion fruit trifle (vegan)

Happy Saturday! The sun is not really shining, but spring is long overdue so I am recreating it in my kitchen, this time with this delicious parfait! I hope you will enjoy this recipe as much as I did, it was so lovely (I had it for breakfast, it reminded me of something I used […]

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Chocolate and orange mini cakes (vegan)

Hello! I keep refusing to accept that spring has been here for a while yet the weather in London doesn’t seem to follow the rules! So I keep brightening up my days with summery desserts. I shoot these on Saturday afternoon, it had been raining for a couple of hours and after that it was […]

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Sichuan pepper, rhubarb and strawberry tartlet rings

Hello! I decided to try something different and I ended up doing these ring (?) tartlets (not sure how to call these). Despite my love for tarts and derivates, sometimes you just want to change things up and challenge yourself. These were not easy to make 😰 probably because as usual my most sophisticated kitchen […]

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Kiwi and lime vegan ‘pond’ tart

Hello! Today I am posting this super seasonal tart that is quite easy and quick to make but also a total stunner. And it’s packed with fruit! This tart is so delicious and lovely, and it doesn’t take long to make 🙂 The tart is composed by: Almond sweet shortcrust pastry  Lime coconut filling with […]

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Rhubarb, strawberry and almond tart (vegan)

’Tis the season to eat rhubarb. I love rhubarb. So much that last time I went to visit my parents in Italy I packed some rhubarb to bring there, as in Italy it’s not as easy to find and I couldn’t deprive my parents of its amazing taste.  I developed this recipe inspired by one […]

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Citrus fruits tartlets (vegan)

Lately I have been enjoying baking and cooking with flowers. Some flowers are just pretty and edible, whereas other edible flowers have a very specific taste, that goes so well with other ingredients. For these citrusy tartlets I chose fuchsia and apple blossom flowers, that have a lemony flavour and I was super happy with […]

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All you can oat!

This post is related to my oatmeal patties post https://wordpress.com/post/cakefiles.com/237 , a recipe I developed based on one my mum used to make and that I love so much for a series of reasons: it’s awfully healthy, it’s incredibly tasty, it’s the MOST ADAPTABLE recipe ever. In this version I have added squash puree, changed […]

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Chia, canapa and poppy seeds galette (vegan)

Despite I have the most fun baking sweet things, the vast majority of my meals are indeed savoury. Those of you who have been on these pages before know that I like a savoury quiche/pie/tart. it’s like with onigiri or other lunches whereby you have everything in one. It’s portable, so it was great when […]

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Vegan white chocolate coated madeleines

Happy Monday 🙂 Today I am sharing with you exactly how I made these madeleines, recipe and procedure for the neat coating. I love madeleines, they are fluffy and soft and cute, they are light and airy and make a good snack (and if baked with some tricks they can be quite healthy and diet […]