Vegan Cooking & Living

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 […]

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 […]

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 Wholemeal Tortillas

Homemade Wholemeal Tortillas

  After an intense boxfit class, my friend and I decided to make some vegan wraps with sauteed veggies, caramelised onions, and avocado wrapped in freshly made wholemeal tortillas. I got the idea to make my own tortillas after making my butternut squash & kale […]

Butternut Squash & Kale Wraps with Chimichurri Sauce

Butternut Squash & Kale Wraps with Chimichurri Sauce

I’ve had a butternut squash sitting in my kitchen for a while now (they last such a long time!) and I’ve been trying to think of something exciting to do with it, since butternut squash are about to go out of season and they are […]

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 […]

Lemony Broccoletti with Wild Rice

Lemony Broccoletti with Wild Rice

Spring has officially arrived in Scotland, though the current weather this week would have you believe otherwise. After having spent the last week basking in the sun in Tenerife, the cold and grey of St Andrews seem particularly dreary. However, it’s currently seven o’clock in […]

Creamy Roasted Bell Pepper Pasta

Creamy Roasted Bell Pepper Pasta

It’s finally sunny in Scotland! Though the sunshine has lifted my spirits immensely, it has also left me with a hint of nostalgia for my always-sunny home. I’ve realised just how much I miss my family and the seemingly simple act of sharing a meal […]

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 […]