Author Archives: pizzarossa

Spicy vegan Spanish chorizo

Spending an evening drinking wine and nibbling on tapas is one our favourite summer activities, but the menu can be quite limited for non-meat-eaters. This spicy vegan Spanish chorizo is a great addition to the tapas repertoire! Makes: 1 large … Continue reading

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Peanut-sesame noodles with cucumber and tofu

This cold noodle dish is a perfect way to celebrate the sun and warm weather, and a perfect dish to keep devouring during the summer months ahead. It is loaded with flavour and full of protein. It may have a … Continue reading

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Cherry tomatoes roasted with pangrattato

Pangrattato is Italian for breadcrumbs, but this is so much more than that! Loaded with flavour, it elevates the humble tomato to dizzy heights! These tomatoes are exceptionally good served with pasta, polenta or bruschetta. Serves 4 Preparation: 10 minutes … Continue reading

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Mocha macarons with açaí ermine filling

It has been so long so I made macarons! I was looking for inspiration and my son’s Brazilian girlfriend suggested this combination. But we don’t keep instant coffee powder in the house, so a science experiment ensued to test whether … Continue reading

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Seitan shawarma

Friday nights at our place have become wrap nights, and this seitan shawarma is our absolute favourite. I like to prepare this in the morning and let it spend the day marinating then reheat it before serving. It works equally … Continue reading

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Roasted vegetable Danish braid

Oven roasted vegetables filling a flaky, savoury Danish pastry crust. Yes, this is quite time-consuming, but I needed to bake something. I’ve been off my game a bit, too burdened with work to spend much time in the kitchen. I … Continue reading

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White bean and rapini soup

A rich and peppery soup to fill your belly and warm your bones. We eat soup for dinner at least once a week and I’m constantly trying out new combinations of vegetables. Rapini (broccoli rabe, cime di rapa or whatever … Continue reading

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