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Black Forest entremet (vegan)

I love cherries and they are at their very best right now and not for long, so I made the most of these beauties and made a delicious entremet. The entremet has several elements (as it should have!): -dark chocolate mousse -cherry and black pepper compote -dark chocolate cake -chocolate, hazelnut and black pepper croustillant […]

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Chocolate, almond and caramel tartlets (vegan)

I love making vegan caramel, I usually love further flavouring it with other elements (not just salt, but also whiskey, pepper or whatever makes you happy). For these tartlets I made a simple caramel sauce because the cacao pastry and the mousse were so rich I didn’t want to make it overwhelming. It was so […]

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Apples and peaches tart (vegan)

Hello weekend 🙂 This is a simple and super delicious bake. It allows you to play with your creativity for what concerns the decoration and it is a very lovely bite. The pastry is flaky and crunchy and sweet, with a nutty taste too. The creme pat filling is silky and well balanced in flavour […]

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Saffron, rhubarb and cardamom cake (vegan)

Hello weekend with this vegan saffron, cardamom, pistachio and rhubarb cake, decorated with palette knife buttercream flowers!  One thing that definitely drives my baking choices is creativity and learning. I always want to try something new, test new techniques, and use flavors the are typically associated to savory foods too. Basically: I want to have […]

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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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Bonet

This is the vegan version of an Italian local delicacy from Piedmont. I tried this when I was doing my master in Torino and after that I made it several times. It goes really well with Amaretti cookies but this time I just oomphed the caramel sauce and sprinkled with ground almonds infused with Amaretto […]

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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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Vegan “kiwier” cake

Happy Tuesday from me and this vegan kiwier cake 🙂  I received a ton of kiwis from Oddbox so I thought: why not make a Fraisier with kiwis – a ‘Kiwier’? Well, it worked so well. I also used passion fruits and some peaches because they all go so well together and it was such […]

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Rosemary, orange and chocolate mini entremets (vegan)

I love making entremets, especially the tiny ones. They are cute, chic and if done properly, they are the perfect bite. For this one I decided to combine flavours that I adore, with a fresh rosemary I bought at the market and couldn’t wait to sneak in some dessert 🙂 I used silikomart’s stone moulds, […]