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Spinach hummus with lemon and cumin

by Alice on settembre 21, 2012

Ingredients about 6 handfuls (or 250 g) of fresh spinach, cleaned 200 g cooked chickpeas the juice and grated zest of 1 organic lemon 1 garlic clove, peeled 1 small handful of chives, cleaned and chopped 1 large tablespoon tahin 2-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons cumin powder 1 teaspoon and a half […]

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Ingredients 200 g cooked lentils 200 g pomegranate kernels whole sea salt, just enough to taste extra virgin olive oil, to taste the juice of half a lemon 2 tablespoons apple vinegar 1 tablespoon rice malt syrup 1 teaspoon cumin powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder a large handful of fresh parsley, cleaned and chopped Makes […]

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Ingredients 150 g chickpeas, to be soaked in filtered water for around 9 hours then rinsed and drained 200 g soy yogurt, unsweetened, unflavoured and GMO-free 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon mild curry powder 1 teaspoon turmeric whole sea salt, just enough to taste 1 small cucumber, cleaned and diced 1 long […]

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Rice, romanesco broccoli and sesame balls

by Alice on aprile 1, 2010

Ingredients half a small head of cooked Romanesco broccoli (which should be about 180-200 g) 215 g cooked whole Baldo rice (which is about 150-170 g uncooked), preferably al dente 1-2 tablespoons raw sesame oil 1 tablespoons tahin half a teaspoon powdered coriander seeds half a teaspoon powdered cumin half a teaspoon dried ginger powder freshly […]

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Chickpea and tomato salad

by Alice on ottobre 6, 2009

Ingredients 250 g chickpeas, soaked for 8-10 hours then cooked in filtered water with a pinch of whole sea salt (use canned chickpeas only if you really have to) 8-10 cherry tomatoes (I used black cherry tomatoes), washed and cut into wedges 4 large handfuls of fresh parsley, rinsed, pat dried and more ore less […]

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