Tangzhong Brioche

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This brioche must be the best!! Something between a bread and a vegan cake!! Great breakfast option,  thanks to an amazing method came straight from Asia: Zhong Tang.
In fact,it’s a simple mixture of flour and water, heated and allowed to stand for several hours. This method lets gluten  develop and thus bread or buns rise dramatically.

Just spread with jam and breakfast is served. If you want more a bun sensation, increase the amount of sugar.

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Wonderful Carpaccio Dishes

Carpaccio is a known Italian dish of raw meat or fish: beef, salmon or tuna.
It was invented at the 50s in a bar in Venice, named Harry’s Bar. When Countess Amalia Nani Mocenigo stayed there, she informed the owner that her doctors recommended her to eat only raw meat!  So Giuseppe Cipriani – the owner of the bar – created a dish for her, made with very thin slices of raw beef and French Dijon mustard.
As for the name of the dish,  it was inspired by the Venetian painter Vittore Carpaccio, as the colors of the dishes are reminiscent of those used by the painter in his works!!

Today’s carpaccio is not only for the meat lovers!! It is also used for any preparation made with thinly sliced  vegetables (usually seasoned with lemon, or vinegar, olive oil, salt and ground pepper) or fruit!!


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Dairy Free Zebra Cake



  • 250 ml of vegetable oil,
  • 220 g icing sugar,
  • 100 ml almond milk,
  • 4 eggs at room temperature,
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract,
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder,
  • 300 g flour,
  • 25 g unsweetened cocoa powder.

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Dairy & Gluten Free Apple Crumble



  • 3-4 apples,
  • 70g rice flour,
  • 60g vegetable margarine, or unmelted coconut oil,
  • 60g sugar,
  • 60 g ground almonds
  • cinnamon.

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Dairy-Free Crepes Recipe

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  • 3 large organic eggs,
  • 250 g of wheat flour,
  • 500 ml of almond milk,
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil,
  • 1 pinch of salt.

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Pineapple Vanilla Jam



  • 2 pineapples (about 250-300grs flesh final),
  • 125grs cane brown sugar,
  • 1 vanilla pod.

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Blanc Manger with Almonds & Caramel

Ingredients (for 10 servings):

  • 1 liter of almond milk,
  • 200g icing sugar,
  • 100 g of corn starch,
  • peel of 1 organic lemon,
  • a few drops of vanilla essence,
  • for the caramel:
    -120 caster sugar,
    -50 ml of water
  • for garnish:
    – toasted almonds.

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Mango & Coconut Cream



  • 200g fresh mango,
  • 200ml coconut milk,
  • 80 ml of rice syrup,
  • 20 ml lime juice, save some zest for garnish,
  • 2 g Agar-Agar powder,
  • 200 g of fresh strawberries,
  • 8 fresh mint leaves,
  • 10 g of shredded coconut.

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Rubik’s Cube Fruit Salad


What a great idea for serving the fruits, especially to the little ones!!!

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Beetroot Hummus



  • 300g cooked chickpeas,
  • 300g cooked beetroot,
  • 3 cloves of garlic,
  • 3 tbsp of tahini,
  • extra virgin olive oil,
  • lemon juice,
  • salt & pepper,
  • black sesame seeds
  • chilli pepper seeds.

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