Monthly Archives: July 2016

Multi-use Dough for Bread, Pizza etc.

Ingredients:  1.5kg of strong flour Salt 1 teaspoon of yeast (fast-action or dried) 1 teaspoon of sugar 1/2 litre of warm water 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil Method:  Bread: Mix everything in a large bowl until you get a rough dough. … Continue reading

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Morrocan Style Baked Salmon with Lemony Couscous

Ingredients:  Salmon:  2 150g salmon fillets 1 garlic clove (thinly sliced or pressed) 2 shallots (thinly sliced) A sprig of coriander 2 thin slices of lemon 1 teaspoon of any Moroccan spice mix Butter A squeeze of lemon/lime juice Salt … Continue reading

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‘Mix and Match’ Vegetable Curry

Ingredients:  5 tablespoons of vegetable oil 2 teaspoons of mustard seeds 1 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds 3 fresh green chillies (deseeded and thinly sliced) 1 handful of curry leaves 2 thumb-sized pieces of fresh ginger (peeled and coarsely grated) 3 … Continue reading

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Cheesecake

Ingredients:  200g of walnuts 100g of cashews 200g of dates 600ml of coconut milk 200g of sugar 2g of powdered agar 400g of tofu 250ml of milk 500g of bananas 1 teaspoon of cinnamons 1 tablespoon of vanilla essence 1 … Continue reading

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Tahini Bliss Balls

Ingredients:  3 cups of amaranth puffs 200g of dates (chopped and pitted) 2 tablespoons of cocoa 1/2 cup of tahini 50g of sunflower seeds 100g of dried apricots (chopped) 100g of sultanas 100g of walnuts (chopped) 1 cup of dried … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cake

Ingredients:  1 1/2 cups of flour 3 tablespoons of cocoa 1 teaspoon of baking soda 3/4 cup of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup of vegetable oil 1 tablespoon of vinegar 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Ingredients:  2 avocados 200g of tofu 200g of vegan dark chocolate (chopped finely) 3 tablespoons of maple syrup 1 tablespoon of liqueur (optional) Method:  Blend all the ingredients (excluding the chocolate) in a food blender. The mixture should be smooth … Continue reading

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Almond Cake

Ingredients:  2 cups of flour 1 tablespoon of corn flour 1 cup of sugar 100g of dried figs (chopped) 200g of almonds (soaked in water) 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 cup of vegetable oil 1 … Continue reading

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Tahini Cake

Ingredients:  13/4 cups of whole-wheat flour 1 cup of tahini 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 3/4 cup of sugar 1 cup of nuts, e.g. cashews, walnuts and almonds 1 cup of raisins 1 teaspoon of baking powder Cinnamon powder 1 … Continue reading

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Payasam (Rice/Vermicelli Pudding)

Ingredients:  1 cup of whole-grained vermicelli 1 1/2 cups of 1st pressed coconut milk 1 1/2 cups of 2nd pressed coconut milk 5 tablespoons of jaggery 3 tablespoons of raisins 3 tablespoons of broken cashew nuts 2 pinches of powdered … Continue reading

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Delightful Date Sweets

Ingredients:  1 packet of black dates (with seeds) 100g of walnuts 100g of almonds 1 tablespoon of sugar Method:  Create a slit in the dates and carefully remove the seeds without breaking the dates. Stuff half of the dates with … Continue reading

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Carrot Muffins

Ingredients:  1 cup of whole-wheat flour 1 cup of oat bran 1 tablespoon of cornstarch 2 teaspoons of baking soda 1 teaspoon of all-spice 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon 2/3 cup of grated carrots 1/3 cup of slightly diluted date syrup or … Continue reading

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Coconut Milk and Fig Ice Cream

Ingredients:  400ml of coconut milk 100g of dried figs Method:  Soak the dried figs in the coconut cream for about an hour. Once the figs have swelled and softened, put the mixture in the blender and blend. Freeze, then once … Continue reading

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Vegan Ice Cream

Ingredients:  Fresh coconut milk Bananas Dates Method:  Take approximately equal volumes of fresh coconut milk, ripe mashed bananas and dates, and blend in a blender. Freeze the mixture and let it set. Serve.  Variations:  You can try this with different … Continue reading

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Fish Soup

Ingredients:  1 onion or 1 small leek (finely chopped) 1/2 stick of celery (finely chopped) 2 medium-sized potatoes (finely chop one, and cube the other) 285ml of milk 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley (chopped) 1 … Continue reading

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Stuffed Chicken with Tomato Sauce and a Fresh Spicy Salad

Ingredients:  2 chicken breasts 2 slices of Parma ham or cooked ham 75g of mozzarella or Fontina cheese (sliced) 2 garlic cloves (crushed) 4 fresh basil leaves (finely chopped) Salt and pepper Seasoned flour 1-2 eggs (beaten) Breadcrumbs/semolina/polenta flour Olive … Continue reading

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