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Castagnaccio Lucchese (Chestnut flour cake)

Castagnaccio Lucchese (Chestnut flour cake)

I’m very proud of this recipe. It is a typical winter pie from Tuscany, Liguria and other regions, but it is a must in my hometown Lucca. Of course, many small variations exist from town to town, but I’d rather say it is quite consistent […]

Apple & Banana pie with spelt flour

Apple & Banana pie with spelt flour

How can you turn a rainy winter day into a good day? Cooking a pie of course. it has been a while since my last pie and I was in the mood to grind some organic spelt to have my fresh and smelly flour. Of […]

Vegetable Carasau Bread Lasagna

Vegetable Carasau Bread Lasagna

A couple of days ago I came back home exhausted after a tough day at work. Anyway, it was a nice and warm spring evening and I was in the mood for some culinary experiment. I opened the fridge and, to my surprise, it was […]

Tempeh “tagliata” with artichokes

Tempeh “tagliata” with artichokes

Here we are with another tasty recipe for a main course that can please vegan and non-vegan. We have tried to adapt a meat recipe quite common and appreciated in Tuscany. Tuscany is renowned for high quality meat and our way to prepare has centuries […]