One Day Trip to Montserrat – Spain

If you’re planning a holiday to Barcelona or – if like me – you can’t stay away from the capital of Catalonia and are always looking for new things to see, this post is for you! In my opinion, a day trip to Montserrat is the perfect way to combine a peaceful atmosphere with outdoor fun. The Read more about One Day Trip to Montserrat – Spain[…]

Vegan Cookery Class

Last Saturday I attended a Vegan Cookery class at Jenius Social and I thought it’d be nice to share my experience and the recipes with you. The course aims to show you how to balance flavour and texture and how to plate food nicely. The chef shared some useful cooking tips and guided us through the preparation Read more about Vegan Cookery Class[…]

Eltham Palace - The Hidden Art Deco Gem

Eltham Palace: The Hidden Art Deco Gem

Whether you’re passionate about architecture, Art Deco, or simply looking for something new to do in London – Eltham Palace might be for you. Located in Greenwich, South-East London, you can reach the Palace by bus like I did or by train (Mottingham station). Since you can easily spend a whole day visiting the interior and Read more about Eltham Palace: The Hidden Art Deco Gem[…]

Vegan Jam Tart

Crostata: Vegan Jam Tart

Crostata is a traditional jam tart and one of my favourites Italian desserts. The crostata is made by spreading a thin layer of pasta frolla (similar to shortcrust) over the bottom of a tin, topping it with homemade jam, and baking it. The original recipe includes eggs and butter but this vegan version by Il Goloso Read more about Crostata: Vegan Jam Tart[…]

Angels Of Freedom, Ove Collective / Merav Eitan + Gaston Zahr

Winter Lights at Canary Wharf

For the third year running, Canary Wharf hosts the Winter Lights Festival from the 16 to the 27 January. The 30 luminous artworks include sculptures, structures and installations by some of the most innovative contemporary artists; together they represent four continents across the world with pieces that are interactive, performance art or visual spectacles to be admired from afar. If you’re Read more about Winter Lights at Canary Wharf[…]

Simple Vegan Mini Crumble

Today we’re going to make a dessert of British origin… with a vegan twist! I’ve been following Marco Bianchi – an Italian chef/scientist – for a while and I really love his food blog so I decided to test, and then translate, this delicious recipe for you. In the original recipe, Marco uses 6 apricots but you can Read more about Simple Vegan Mini Crumble[…]

Casa Batlló & Casa Milà - Barcelona

Casa Batlló & Casa Milà – Barcelona

The second day of our stay in Barcelona was dedicated to the two buildings designed by Antoni Gaudí on Passeig de Gràcia. Casa Batlló was designed by Gaudí for Josep Batlló, a wealthy aristocrat, as an upmarket home. The local name for the building is ‘House of Bones‘, as it has a skeletal organic quality which is even more apparent at Read more about Casa Batlló & Casa Milà – Barcelona[…]

Welcome to Parc Güell, Gaudí’s Own Playground

Last week I came back from a wonderful trip in Barcelona and France that left me with tons of photos and uncountable memories that I want to share with you! I decided to start with Parc Güell because it’s the first attraction we visited and because, in my opinion, it’s the one that you can’t Read more about Welcome to Parc Güell, Gaudí’s Own Playground[…]

Vegan Yogurt Cake

Today I want to share with you the recipe of a delicious cake: you can use fresh, seasonal fruits in Summer or frozen berries in Winter. This is an egg-less, dairy-free cake that can be enjoyed by anyone; I personally find that vegan desserts taste better than the ‘traditional’ ones, that’s why I love baking Read more about Vegan Yogurt Cake[…]

Weekend in Paris – Part II

As promised, here’s the second and final part of my Paris Diary, I hope you like it! After Montmartre, we opted for La Defence – Europe’s largest purpose-built business district with 560 hectares area, 72 glass and steel buildings of which 18 are completed skyscrapers. After visiting some of the most classic attractions, we wanted Read more about Weekend in Paris – Part II[…]