Tag Archives: italian
Eggplant Parmigiana | The Gluten Free Vegan

Eggplant Parmigiana

I love eggplant. I made Eggplant Parmigiana for a food demo that I did for the local chapter of the Celiac Association forever ago. I kept forgetting to share the recipe here and I didn’t have any decent photos of this recipe up until now. You’ll want to make sure to salt the eggplant, rinse […]

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Creamy Soft Polenta | The Gluten Free Vegan

Creamy Soft Polenta

I love polenta. I have another recipe for polenta that’s set and then can be cut and fried up. You can check that recipe out here. I also love creamy polenta and a lot of recipes include dairy. Not this one though. The original recipe and method comes from Martha Stewart. Her recipe does include […]

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pasta e fagioli

Zuppa di Pasta e Fagioli

Are you busy during the week? And the weekends too? I think we’re all in the same boat these days. I’m taking morning and afternoon classes now. I find myself rushing home after my chemistry class for a quick lunch and snacking on whatever I can find before turning around again to head back to […]

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Basic Marinara Sauce

I have bought jarred pasta sauce before. The Italian in me cringes at the thought, and yet the lazy cook that comes out once in a while rejoices. There are some decent ones out there, but alas, it’s true nothing is quite like homemade. And when it comes to marinara sauce, it truly is one […]

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Basic Polenta

image credit Polenta is one of the easiest things you could ever possibly make. I am embarrassed to admit that at one point in my young life I purchased pre-made polenta at an Italian market, thinking to myself surely the Italians must do it better than I. Except then I remembered I’m part Italian and […]

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Vegan Lasagna

Last weekend, one of our friends asked me an interesting question. “Now that you’re vegan, will you finally part with your secret lasagna recipe?”  Gasp!  Never!! But, his question did prompt me to realize that I wouldn’t be eating my coveted lasagna ever again and that did sadden me a bit, simply because I was […]

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