Everybody knows probably the classic Italian bruschetta with raw tomatoes and tons of garlic on a toasted slice of bread.
That is a good one. But it gets even better with this variation and instead of being “only” an antipasto – this option will be filling enough to keep you going from lunch to dinner.
You can eat it with sourdough toast, but also bagels are superb and very easy to transport when you wish to make it a packed lunch or picnic.
Something for hot summer evenings: a light but filling Mediterranean rice salads.
Full of fresh veggies like cucumber, baby spinach, red pepper, olives. Topped with roasted pine nuts.
To prepare in advance and enjoy cold. Perfect for picnic and packed lunch.
A great alternative for sandwiches as a packed lunch. Call it the portable Shepherd's pie…!
Baked cakes from mashed potatoes with a spicy filling of mushrooms, onions and tofu.
Filling, full of protein, easy to store, to freeze and to prepare in advance. Great to take away for a picnic or for office and school.
The vegan option of the famous Swedish “Köttbullar” – here served with a mushroom pasta sauce and tagliatelle.
The vegan balls are made with mushrooms, lentils, onions and oats. They are easy to prepare and also taste good as a snack without any sauce.
Breaded aubergine slices with vegan parmesan and mozzarella and Mediterranean tomatoes. It can’t be more summer.
Perfect for picnic, side dish, appetizer, or with ciabatta bread and olive oil a whole healthy meal.
Because we are thinking of what our guests at The Vegan Cypress can take as packed lunch for their excursions in the Umbrian landscape – a good vegan sandwich idea is always welcome.
These pita pockets with marinated Italian vegetables and cannellini bean hummus are just the perfect choice for a summery day under Italian’s sun.
I just love heirloom tomatoes. Not only the taste – but also the colours. This cup pie brings out the best of the little garden gems.
With a juicy tofu-onion filling they are the perfect picnic lunch. A very nice vegan alternative to any quiche.
A classic for all summer parties and well known from the last Greek holidays – a filo pastry pie.
This vegan version is in no ways inferior to the traditional recipe.
Filled with fresh spinach and tofu, combined with a delicious cheesy sauce.