How to make the perfect cacio e pepe – Vegan Pasta Recipe

How to make the perfect cacio e pepe – Vegan Pasta Recipe

Cacio e pepe or “cheese and pepper” is a Roman classic an easy pasta sauce, and the vegan version  is very tasty and particularly easy to prepare, one of those recipes perfect for any occasion and able to create a simple atmosphere, yet special on the table. In addition to its simplicity, this dish is also characterized by the lightness, delicate flavour and authenticity of its ingredients. The grated vegan cheese used, in fact, is based on cashews, which helps to combat heart problems and Read More

Vegan Panna Cotta

Vegan Panna Cotta

All vegans certainly feel nostalgic of some flavour that they have decided totally to ban from their diets. There is nothing wrong with this, because if you ban animal derivatives from your diet it does not mean that you don’t appreciate their taste, but you do it for an ethical choice.

For this reason, I really enjoy trying to reproduce the vegan version of traditional recipes. I must admit I often fail but sometimes the result is incredible.

For example, today I woke up thinking about a beloved childhood dessert, since I have not eaten it for a very long time: panna cotta, a pudding obtained from the union of sugar, cream, milk and jelly. I replaced these ingredients with plant based milk, agar-agar and turmeric powder: the result is a thick sweet fragrant and tasty (with a slight aftertaste of vanilla) dessert. It really satisfied me!

Vegan food is not a sacrifice, but a journey through pleasures and creativity! Read More