Almond-carrot cake

There are some flavours that remind you of past summer days, when school was over and the only thing to do was to spend the day playing tennis or swimming. During this summer days a nice option for breakfast or a quick snack after tennis classes was always a mini carrot almond cake. Now that…

Loren Sweets – a sweet corner in Ticinese

If you live in Milan you will notice how many new places open every month. I was living in Rome for the last four months and I have missed all the new places that opened here in Milan, which I must admit I now consider as my city. I am saying that because I have…

Summer colours – baked eggplants

Summer is here! I am so thrilled. Even if this would be the first year with no summer vacations it doesn’t matter so much as I am back in Milan, doing the job I have always wanted… I will have time to rest later. And in the end Milan is so full of nice places…

Felix – A tiny place in Navigli

It’s not a secret I am deeply in love with Milan and the Navigli area. It is like a micro cosmo where you can live your entire life without the need to go somewhere else in the city (ok for a short period perhaps, then you need to explore the city). Here you can find…

Baked artichokes

Artichokes are so good and if you carefully consider them they seem a difficult food to handle. How shall I cut them? Clean them? So often we prefer frozen ones. They are good but fresh ones are the best veggies of this months. When living in Rome every Saturday I went to the market at…

My Avocado toast

We must admit that even food follows fashion. What is mean is that almost suddenly some dishes become so cool that everyone is eating them. It has been like this for some “super foods”: acai, goji berries, maca, quinoa and so on. Now it’s the time of avocado. We love it: from smoothies to nice…

Vegan moussaka – Greek

One thing I always repeat is that “Great changes are always preceded by chaos”. Well, this time it is quite different. I have decided to take my own decision without waiting for any change, I made my own change. I decided that life will bring the plans I am creating. Enough waisted time waiting and…

Raw avocado cake

Sometimes I have new obsessions. I had the cake design time, when I was baking from morning to evening, decorating, cutting fondant and so on. Then came the smoothie obsession (still ongoing I must admit). Then sandwich and quick and easy meals for office lunch. Now I have this new one, which is definitely the…

Roasted chickpeas salad with halloumi cheese

Yes I must admit it. I have a true obsession on halloumi lately. I found this salty cheese in Rome and now that I’m back home I have take almost ten packs of it with me, putting them into my luggage on the train (and hoping they won’t break otherwise the salty water will have…

Mousse al cacao e avocado – Avo choco mousse

Ci sono periodi dell’anno che richiedono uno sforzo maggiore. Maggiori energie ma anche più concentrazione. Lo yoga ed il mangiare sano aiutano a sentirsi equilibrati, un percorso che non tutti hanno voglia di intraprendere e che spesso, se anzi presi dalla frenesia, può portare ad eccessi e fanatismi. Personalmente ho scoperto la disciplina che il…

Scrambled tofu – Tofu strapazzato

Il tofu è uno di quegli alimenti che negli ultimi anni ha invaso molti posti: dalle nostre tavole, ai ristoranti (non solo asiatici), bar e riti come l’aperitivo spesso lo propongono. Di solito chi si avvicina per caso al tofu ne rimane piacevolmente sorpreso ma se provi a dire ad un amico “vuoi provare del…

Detox drink

Inizia a fare caldo e le giornate si allungano. Dovremmo bere, due litri dicono gli esperti. Ma spesso è difficile e l’acqua a dir la verità dopo un pò è noiosa, spesso le tisane non si riescono a portare in ufficio o in giro per la città e si ripiega su bibite dolci e gassate,…