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Kristel Cescotto

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Vegan lentil burger with coleslaw and tsatziki sauce

Who thinks a vegan burger isn’t as tasty as the traditional version? We are sure of the contrary and want to shout it out to the world while brandishing our new entry in The Warm Street Journal cookbook: our super-tasty vegan burger.We have created it specifically to satisfy all kinds of tastes and culinary habits: including those of vegan, vegetarian and omnivorous friends. This veggie burger will make your taste buds dance to the rhythm of guacamole and tzatziki sauce. It’s a medley of explosive and amazing flavours that won’t make you miss the total absence of animal proteins from…

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Meringue roll with cream, strawberries and pistachios

May is here again, together with Mother’s Day (in Italy, at least) and real spring weather. I am officially opening the doors to the time of the year I like best: the warm sun penetrates the bones and the soul, brightening even the darkest of thoughts. The scent of the sun and of new blades of grass fill the air andshort-sleeved tops reveal arms and shoulders. You start feeling like going on outings, riding your bike and preparing garden barbecues.Kitchen windows open up to blue skies while hands and hearts go to work on this meringue roll with cream, strawberries and pistachios…

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Saffron tortelli with Taleggio cheese, pears and black cabbage

For me Easter is the taste of fresh egg pasta. The scent of butter sizzling in a pan, the sparkling fragrance of saffron, the strong taste of black cabbage, the warmth of melting Taleggio cheese. Wonderful flavours and textures, all encapsulated in these saffron tortelli with Taleggio cheese, pears and black cabbage. A tasty vegetarian first course, perfect for festive days! An Easter-themed table setting (here are a few tips), the smell of fresh, wholesome food prepared by your own hands, the wonderful rays from those first warm spring days. Easter goes hand in hand with violets and daisies as…

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Caesar Salad: how to grill chicken to perfection

As unbelievable as it sounds: there was actually no chicken in the original Caesar Salad recipe. In fact, although the name Caesar Salad to most people means ‘chicken salad’, it is something of a misnomer: the original has been made in countless variations, the most famous of which is the one with the addition of grilled chicken breast. So what is the original Caesar Salad recipe? This is the story. Caesar Salad is one of the most famous salads in the world. It owes its name to the chef who invented it: the Italian Cesare Cardini, who emigrated to San…

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Chocolate layered dessert with raspberries and pistachios

Our wish for this February, the month of love, is that you feel as if it’s Valentine’s Day all year long.  It doesn’t matter whether the person you love is your dog, cat, best friend, sofa, life-long companion, a person you have loved for many lives or just for one day.Our wish for you is that this chocolate layered dessert with raspberries and pistachios is as decadent as you expect it to be. We hope it will comfort you and give you energy if you are single, or that it will be the icing on the cake at the end…

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Grilled prawn wrap with coleslaw and avocado

A fish dish that reminds us of home, with an exotic aroma that draws us to the table. A main course accompanied by the sound of friendly laughter and the smell of the barbecue. That of grilled prawn wraps with coleslaw and avocado salad. I have always loved piadinas, burritos and wraps. Making them and eating them. Making them because between preparing one ingredient and another I wander through the meanderings of the most beautiful memories, it’s almost cathartic. Eating them because… well, they are precursors to happiness. With a grilled prawn wrap in your hands, everything feels better, you…

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Beetroot risotto with mushrooms and Pecorino cheese

Autumn has arrived and with it one of the dishes I cherish most: beetroot risotto. The aroma of gently melting butter, the sound of the wine as it spits on the heat, the smell of cheese that envelops every single grain of rice with poetry. Every season has a signature dish and for the one that has just begun it can be no other than risotto. Year after year – as soon as the leaves of the cherry tree begin to turn yellow and blanket the garden as they fall – I have fun thinking of unusual and appetizing combinations…

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Spicy chicken skewers with lemon and honey

It has arrived: summer, the real one, the August one. It is finally here and with it the desire for carefree days, to spend in the quiet of your own home or on holiday. Surrounding ourselves with people dear to us around the crackling embers of a garden barbecue is somewhat of a necessity before a pleasure. Cold beer, laughter and food are the staples. And it is precisely to enhance these days of summer bliss that we want to tell you about the quick and easy recipe for lemon and honey chicken skewers. A clever idea designed for outdoor…

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Peach galette with blackberries and almonds

Galette – as sweet as they are savoury – are a constant on my table this strange summer. Blackberries, raspberries, peaches, wild berries. Desire for lightness and longed-for serenity. A quick, light recipe that doesn’t hold back on deliciousness. Today we present you with the delicate taste of peach galette, to be savoured as a delicious snack, on the terrace or in the garden. So what is a galette?  This French word – very trendy on social message boards – simply means a rustic tart, consisting of shortbread or puff pastry base with a filling of fresh fruit or vegetables…

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Yoghurt muffins with red berries and lemon streusel

Days of light drizzle, shirt sleeves, skin that subtly begins to tan under a shy sun: there is a longing for warmth and summer to heat up these strange months with new light. That carefree feeling, pleasant thoughts, icing sugar sprinkled over freshly baked yoghurt muffins with red berries just out of the oven. A desire for joyfulness and fun. You can find it in a simple, authentic, sweet homemade snack. The smell of muffins as they bake in the oven (have a look here at our wide range of outdoor ovens that ensure you don’t miss a minute of…

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