About Rice…

Growing up in the middle of rice and beans culture it was a bit weird that for most of my life I didn’t love rice. I believed it was flavorless and boring. Loved to eat my beans and left always my rice in the corner of the plate… Well, that changed! Everything changed when I…

Barbecued Yogurt Tempeh with Paprika spread

Sunny Summer is finally around and nothing fits better than barbecued flavours and fresh salads. I share now with you one of my favorite barbecue skewers and a marvelous paprika spread. I served mine over pita bread this time but it fits perfectly with potato cauliflower salad or a delicious vegan Caesar Salad.  What are…

Banh Mi – Vietnamese Baguette

My absolute fav sandwich! I love everything asian, Vietnamese food is one of my favorites and bread… well, no worlds for this amazing biblic creation.  The junction of these elements in only recipe could not be better. If you never tried, I strongly advise you to give it a chance and of course let me…

Vegan Cream cheese

Basic of the Basics, one block of tofu and many possibilities! This one is for all the tofu lovers out there and for the ones that believed tofu was boring!  I used mine as a spread, a filling and a sauce for 3 different recipes. If you want any more details about them, let me…

Sugar Ice cream Cone

   Sugar Ice cream Cone WHAT YOU WILL NEED: for 8-10 cones 60g coconut oil (neutral coconut oil also work) 60g olive oil 90g aquafaba 1 tbsp flax seeds 110g sugar Pinch of vanilla powder or extract 150g flour Pinch of salt HOW TO: Melt the coconut oil and mix with the rest of the…

Plant Carbonara

No much words needed! This is so comforting, a real hug in the soul! Highly recommend you to try and if you, don’t forget to let me know!  WHAT YOU WILL NEED: Serves 3-4 people Cream Sauce:  80g soaked sunflower seeds or cashew nuts 100g soft tofu 70ml water Pinch of curcuma powder ¼ tsp…

Inside my Kitchen: Marinola’s Pantry

A Video that will help you to start planning your weekly food shopping.  I think the mostly asked question I get is about the ingredients I use daily in the kitchen. So here it goes: an informative video where I show some of my Basics. I hope you like it!

Brazilian Stroganoff or just Estrogonofe?

This Russian traditional recipe for some reason became really popular in Brazil. So popular many Brazilians could swear it’s a national dish and they would not be totally wrong…  Our national version have some peculiarities. I hope you try it and discover this amazing recipe that traveled the world.  TEMPEH and mushroons Stroganoff  WHAT YOU…

Zucchini Mille Feuille with Herbal creamy lentils

Delicious, beautiful and EASY!! Can you ask for more? This recipe is perfect for days where you want to impress but don’t have too much time to spend in the kitchen.  You can serve at room temperature wich makes it perfect for sunny summer days! Zucchini Mille Feuille with Herbal creamy lentils WHAT YOU WILL…