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talking of vegetarian italian recipes: stracciatella cheese marinated in olive oil, garlic and fresh basil leaves

talking of vegetarian italian recipes: stracciatella cheese marinated in olive oil, garlic and fresh basil leaves

the london guide

Here are my London’s 2016 adventures, let’s call it my gourmet guide to London, 2016… cause things change . Doing Fell in love with Biscuiteers: an icing (!!!!) café. Discovered London’s so called Nappy Valley. Like every time I go there, had my girly walk at Marylebone, collecting inspiration at the Conran Shop and pit stopping at the Natural Kitchen for a chai latte. This time I also crossed the street to buy Pierre Marcolini’s 5 pounds eclairs (yes I know, but you know…) and headed to a bench in the park for a luxurious choco breakfast, the way I like it. Antique shopped at the Jubilee Market in Covent Garden (Mondays are for antiques). Went to the National Portrait Gallery for Picasso, but ended up visiting Eggleston...

I can finally say it: “hey there, I’m back from London”.

It’s been almost two years, and I’ve missed it.

I love this multicultural, you-can-go-around-in-your-pajamas-no-one-will-blink-twice city.

Here are my London’s adventures, let’s call it my gourmet guide to London, 2016… cause things change ;-).

Here are my London’s 2016 adventures, let’s call it my gourmet guide to London, 2016… cause things change . Doing Fell in love with Biscuiteers: an icing (!!!!) café. Discovered London’s so called Nappy Valley. Like every time I go there, had my girly walk at Marylebone, collecting inspiration at the Conran Shop and pit stopping at the Natural Kitchen for a chai latte. This time I also crossed the street to buy Pierre Marcolini’s 5 pounds eclairs (yes I know, but you know…) and headed to a bench in the park for a luxurious choco breakfast, the way I like it. Antique shopped at the Jubilee Market in Covent Garden (Mondays are for antiques). Went to the National Portrait Gallery for Picasso, but ended up visiting Eggleston...

Here are my London’s 2016 adventures, let’s call it my gourmet guide to London, 2016… cause things change . Doing Fell in love with Biscuiteers: an icing (!!!!) café. Discovered London’s so called Nappy Valley. Like every time I go there, had my girly walk at Marylebone, collecting inspiration at the Conran Shop and pit stopping at the Natural Kitchen for a chai latte. This time I also crossed the street to buy Pierre Marcolini’s 5 pounds eclairs (yes I know, but you know…) and headed to a bench in the park for a luxurious choco breakfast, the way I like it. Antique shopped at the Jubilee Market in Covent Garden (Mondays are for antiques). Went to the National Portrait Gallery for Picasso, but ended up visiting Eggleston...

Here are my London’s 2016 adventures, let’s call it my gourmet guide to London, 2016… cause things change . Doing Fell in love with Biscuiteers: an icing (!!!!) café. Discovered London’s so called Nappy Valley. Like every time I go there, had my girly walk at Marylebone, collecting inspiration at the Conran Shop and pit stopping at the Natural Kitchen for a chai latte. This time I also crossed the street to buy Pierre Marcolini’s 5 pounds eclairs (yes I know, but you know…) and headed to a bench in the park for a luxurious choco breakfast, the way I like it. Antique shopped at the Jubilee Market in Covent Garden (Mondays are for antiques). Went to the National Portrait Gallery for Picasso, but ended up visiting Eggleston...

Here are my London’s 2016 adventures, let’s call it my gourmet guide to London, 2016… cause things change . Doing Fell in love with Biscuiteers: an icing (!!!!) café. Discovered London’s so called Nappy Valley. Like every time I go there, had my girly walk at Marylebone, collecting inspiration at the Conran Shop and pit stopping at the Natural Kitchen for a chai latte. This time I also crossed the street to buy Pierre Marcolini’s 5 pounds eclairs (yes I know, but you know…) and headed to a bench in the park for a luxurious choco breakfast, the way I like it. Antique shopped at the Jubilee Market in Covent Garden (Mondays are for antiques). Went to the National Portrait Gallery for Picasso, but ended up visiting Eggleston...

Here are my London’s 2016 adventures, let’s call it my gourmet guide to London, 2016… cause things change . Doing Fell in love with Biscuiteers: an icing (!!!!) café. Discovered London’s so called Nappy Valley. Like every time I go there, had my girly walk at Marylebone, collecting inspiration at the Conran Shop and pit stopping at the Natural Kitchen for a chai latte. This time I also crossed the street to buy Pierre Marcolini’s 5 pounds eclairs (yes I know, but you know…) and headed to a bench in the park for a luxurious choco breakfast, the way I like it. Antique shopped at the Jubilee Market in Covent Garden (Mondays are for antiques). Went to the National Portrait Gallery for Picasso, but ended up visiting Eggleston...

 

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Here are my London’s 2016 adventures, let’s call it my gourmet guide to London, 2016… cause things change . Doing Fell in love with Biscuiteers: an icing (!!!!) café. Discovered London’s so called Nappy Valley. Like every time I go there, had my girly walk at Marylebone, collecting inspiration at the Conran Shop and pit stopping at the Natural Kitchen for a chai latte. This time I also crossed the street to buy Pierre Marcolini’s 5 pounds eclairs (yes I know, but you know…) and headed to a bench in the park for a luxurious choco breakfast, the way I like it. Antique shopped at the Jubilee Market in Covent Garden (Mondays are for antiques). Went to the National Portrait Gallery for Picasso, but ended up visiting Eggleston...

Here are my London’s 2016 adventures, let’s call it my gourmet guide to London, 2016… cause things change . Doing Fell in love with Biscuiteers: an icing (!!!!) café. Discovered London’s so called Nappy Valley. Like every time I go there, had my girly walk at Marylebone, collecting inspiration at the Conran Shop and pit stopping at the Natural Kitchen for a chai latte. This time I also crossed the street to buy Pierre Marcolini’s 5 pounds eclairs (yes I know, but you know…) and headed to a bench in the park for a luxurious choco breakfast, the way I like it. Antique shopped at the Jubilee Market in Covent Garden (Mondays are for antiques). Went to the National Portrait Gallery for Picasso, but ended up visiting Eggleston...

eated

  • Had my first peanut butter cheeseburger at The Plough.
  • Gourmet shopped at my favorite tea place, Fortnum & Mason: people that really understand tea addiction.
  • Ceviche! Don’t miss meat tequeños, tuna manu ceviche and the corn cake.
  • Couldn’t resist to my usual walk-&-savor experience at Borough Market.
  • Discovered that the ultimate Milan bakery, Princi, has opened in Soho (and urged my brother to go there for Christmas Pandoro and Panettone stocks).
  • Matcha & poke glee at Tombo.

 

the project

Back to Italy, back to Italian ingredients.

Here begins my Early Autumn project.

It’s time to enjoy the last produce of shiny Summer, and discover what shady and deliciously melancholic Fall has to offer. Which often means…

 

 

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vegetarian Italian recipes…

I can divide Italian vegetarian recipes into two categories: Italian cheese recipes and Italian vegetables recipes.

Sometimes mixed, sometimes completely apart. Always delicious.

Taking advantage of freshly picked herbs, that are now or never to be used, my first attempt has been to marinate stracciatella.

A great way to pimp up meat free Mondays :-).

This is the base, you may fantasize and add whatever comes to your mind: chili, black pepper, thyme, oregano…

5.0 from 4 reviews
marinated stracciatella, a vegetarian Italian recipe
 
author:
recipe type: cheese
cuisine: italian
serves: 2
ingredients
  • 1 cup of stracciatella cheese
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3-4 fresh basil leaves
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium size glass jar
how to
  1. Peel and crush the garlic.
  2. Place stracciatella, garlic and basil in the jar. Pour olive oil to completely cover the cheese.
  3. Refrigerate at least two hours. But believe me, if you wait till the next day, you won’t regret it.
  4. Take out of the fridge at least 30 minutes before devouring it, with Apulian friselle, of course.

more pics:

Here are my London’s 2016 adventures, let’s call it my gourmet guide to London, 2016… cause things change . Doing Fell in love with Biscuiteers: an icing (!!!!) café. Discovered London’s so called Nappy Valley. Like every time I go there, had my girly walk at Marylebone, collecting inspiration at the Conran Shop and pit stopping at the Natural Kitchen for a chai latte. This time I also crossed the street to buy Pierre Marcolini’s 5 pounds eclairs (yes I know, but you know…) and headed to a bench in the park for a luxurious choco breakfast, the way I like it. Antique shopped at the Jubilee Market in Covent Garden (Mondays are for antiques). Went to the National Portrait Gallery for Picasso, but ended up visiting Eggleston...

Here are my London’s 2016 adventures, let’s call it my gourmet guide to London, 2016… cause things change . Doing Fell in love with Biscuiteers: an icing (!!!!) café. Discovered London’s so called Nappy Valley. Like every time I go there, had my girly walk at Marylebone, collecting inspiration at the Conran Shop and pit stopping at the Natural Kitchen for a chai latte. This time I also crossed the street to buy Pierre Marcolini’s 5 pounds eclairs (yes I know, but you know…) and headed to a bench in the park for a luxurious choco breakfast, the way I like it. Antique shopped at the Jubilee Market in Covent Garden (Mondays are for antiques). Went to the National Portrait Gallery for Picasso, but ended up visiting Eggleston...

Here are my London’s 2016 adventures, let’s call it my gourmet guide to London, 2016… cause things change . Doing Fell in love with Biscuiteers: an icing (!!!!) café. Discovered London’s so called Nappy Valley. Like every time I go there, had my girly walk at Marylebone, collecting inspiration at the Conran Shop and pit stopping at the Natural Kitchen for a chai latte. This time I also crossed the street to buy Pierre Marcolini’s 5 pounds eclairs (yes I know, but you know…) and headed to a bench in the park for a luxurious choco breakfast, the way I like it. Antique shopped at the Jubilee Market in Covent Garden (Mondays are for antiques). Went to the National Portrait Gallery for Picasso, but ended up visiting Eggleston...

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6 Comments

  1. I went to London 2 months ago and literally had a blast. But I couldn’t explore the place at length as you did. I will do so when I go back.

    • let me know when you go back and I’ll collect updated foodie suggestions for you

  2. This totally destroyed my pre-concieved ideas about London. It is a beautiful city, much to my surprise. So interesting to read about your excursions. As a cheese lover, I would love to try the marinated stracciatella.

  3. What an interesting and informative article. I’ve never been to London but your article will be useful if I ever visit. Thanks.

  4. I have never been to London, but I am surely visiting it in the future. Such a beautiful city! Oh and thanks for the marinated stracciatella idea!

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