Amore e Sapore

Amore e Sapore

Vegan Cooking & Living


Cherry-Lime Popsicles

Cherry-Lime Popsicles

When I woke up today it was 38 degrees Celsius. At 8 in the morning. And it’s only June.     This summer we’ve had an incredible abundance of cherries, and we’ve been buying them by the kilo every week. I’ve been having fresh cherries […]

Pasta con Broccoletti

Pasta con Broccoletti

Pasta con broccoletti is one of my favourite pastas to have during the winter. It’s wholesome, very easy to make, and naturally vegan. My Nonna taught me how to make this dish a few years ago, and ever since then I’ve made it frequently on […]

Pomodori Imbottiti di Riso

Pomodori Imbottiti di Riso

Today my Nonna showed me how to make these gorgeous tomatoes stuffed with rice. She was actually surprised when I told her that her recipe was naturally vegan and gluten-free. These are simple to make and look quite impressive too! This would be great idea […]

Hazelnut & Banana Porridge (Oatmeal)

Hazelnut & Banana Porridge (Oatmeal)

I rarely ever had porridge growing up and it wasn’t until I came to Scotland that I had porridge that wasn’t made from a packet. I had always assumed that in order for oatmeal to taste good, it needed copious amounts of brown sugar or […]

Homemade Flour Tortillas

Homemade Flour Tortillas

   Ingredients: Makes 8 tortillas 1 cup wholemeal/wholewheat flour 1 cup unbleached all purpose flour 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil pinch of salt 2/3 cup warm water Instructions: Combine flour(s), olive oil, and salt. Mix in the warm water until fully incorporated into a […]

Spring Onion, Spinach, and Sundried Tomato Pasta

Spring Onion, Spinach, and Sundried Tomato Pasta

The sun has finally made an appearance for the first time since I’ve been back in St Andrews! To celebrate this welcome sign of spring, I’ve made my mother’s Spring Onion, Spinach, and Sundried Tomato Pasta with Pine Nuts. This pasta is incredibly simple to […]

Kale and Pistachio Pesto

Kale and Pistachio Pesto

Ingredients: 7 large Kale leaves 1 handful basil ½ cup pistachios 2-3 cloves of garlic 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Wash kale, remove stems, and roughly chop Add kale, basil. pistachios, garlic, salt, and pepper to a food […]

Carrot, Coconut Milk, & Lentil Soup

Carrot, Coconut Milk, & Lentil Soup

  Ingredients: 1 large onion 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves of garlic 8 large carrots 1 can coconut milk 2 cups vegetable stock ¾ cup lentils Salt & Pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons chili powder (Optional) Cilantro, nuts, etc to garnish (Optional) […]

Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh

  Ingredients: 1 cup bulghur wheat, couscous, or quinoa 1 cup (densely packed) fresh parsley 1/3 cup fresh mint 1/2 of a large cucumber 2 tomatoes 3 (or more) cloves of garlic 1/4 red onion 2 lemons extra virgin olive oil, to taste salt, to […]

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

  Ingredients: 1 large tomato (you can also use a handful of cherry tomatoes) 1 medium sized onion 1 Serrano pepper* 1 clove of garlic 1 handful cilantro/coriander 1 large lime (or lemon) Salt and pepper to taste Extra Virgin Olive Oil (this is optional […]