Far from the traditional version of moussaka, but still delicious and vegetarian 😋

We all try to reduce the animal proteins. Traditional recipes are turned into vegetarian versions. Moussaka is one of those famous traditions with a lot of different varieties. Chop and fry 1onion, 4 garlic cloves, 1 chili, 1 carrot and 2 stems of white celery in a drizzle of olive oil. Add 1 table spoon … More Far from the traditional version of moussaka, but still delicious and vegetarian 😋

Tadka dal

Lentils are a must at an Indian diner. No red, no yellow but brown Tuscan lentils for our dal. Cover 150 grams of lentils with cold water. Cook gently for approximately 30 minutes, until al dente. Bake 2 teaspoons of cumin in a drizzle of oil. Add 1 chopped onion, 4 chopped garlic cloves and … More Tadka dal

Lentil balls

Boil 150 grams of brown lentils al dente in salted water. Drain. Add 2 chopped garlic cloves, 2 table spoons of chopped parsley, 1 egg, 1 table spoon of tomatoes puree,75 grams of grinded pistacchio, and some breadcrumb ( check the consistency). Crush everything ( I wouldn’t use the blender because then you can still … More Lentil balls

My life would never be complete without at least one oven ;-)

Soak 125 grams of green lentils in water, and 50 grams of spelt in another recipient for a few hours. Cover a baking tray with baking paper. Clean 750 grams of carrots. Cut them in halves. Spread on the baking paper. Add a drizzle of olive oil and 1 table spoon of cumin seeds. Bake … More My life would never be complete without at least one oven 😉

Roasted cauliflower could become the star ingredient of the decade

‘The Green Kitchen at Home’ is a perfect inspirer for vegetarian cooking. The middle eastern salad with cauliflower and lentils is fabulous. For 2p,  roast 1 medium sized cauliflower – cut  in little roses (no waste, so please, cut the stem in small cubes) and mixed with 3 table spoons of olive oil, 1 teaspoon … More Roasted cauliflower could become the star ingredient of the decade

Real winter weather in Tuscany = green cabbage on the menu

Green cabbage offers loads of possibilities. The outer part of the cabbage is perfect to fill. Blanch 6 beautiful leaves for a few mins. Drain thoroughly. No meat today, lentils and spicy gorgonzola instead. Fry 2 chopped shallots, 4 chopped garlic cloves, 4 cm of finely chopped fresh ginger in a drizzle of olive oil. … More Real winter weather in Tuscany = green cabbage on the menu