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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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Ginger and coriander marinated seitan

by Alice on maggio 25, 2011

Ingredients 350 g plain seitan, thinly sliced the juice of 1 lemon the juice of 1 orange 50 ml extra virgin olive oil a handful of fresh coriander, cleaned and chopped whole sea salt, just enough to taste 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped 3 cm fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon […]

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Ingredients 200 g cleaned cherries 300 g cleaned strawberries, cut into quarters the juice of half a lemon the juice of 1 orange 1 tablespoon naturale vanilla extract 2 tablespoons molasses (from whole cane sugar) the juice of 2 cm cleaned and grated fresh ginger root 4-5 fresh mint leaves, cleaned and chopped 1/4 teaspoon […]

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Ingredients 120 g fresh fava beans, shelled 150 g zucchini, cleaned 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons raw almond butter 2 tablespoons lemon juice a small handful of fresh dill, cleaned whole sea salt, just enough to taste freshly ground white pepper, to taste 50 g sun-dried tomatoes, soaked in filtered water for […]

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Ingredients 2 large potatoes, peeled, cut into slices then into quarters a handful of kalamata olives, stones removed a handful of sango radish sprouts, cleaned whole sea salt, just enough to taste extra virgin olive oil, to taste a little lemon juice a little rice or apple vinegar a few pinches of nori flakes freshly […]

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Fennel, beet, radish and endive salad

by Alice on marzo 30, 2011

Ingredients a small fennel bulb, cleaned and cut into thin slices or shaved a few endive leaves, cleaned 5-6 radishes, cleaned and cut into halves or quarters half a red beet, cleaned and cut into two halves and then into slices 5-6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil the guice of half a lemon 2-3 teaspoons […]

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Raw beets with hazelnuts, ginger and nori

by Alice on marzo 8, 2011

Ingredients 1 handful of fresh parsley, cleaned and chopped a 3 cm piece of fresh ginger root, peeled and chopped a 1-2 cm piece of a fresh chilli, cleaned and chopped 1 handful hazelnuts, shelled and chopped a 2-3 cm piece of a fresh spring onion, cleaned and chopped 1 tablespoon nori flakes 4-5 tablespoons […]

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Ingredients 500 ml mixed berry tea (use your favourite blend) a little squeeze of lemon juice one quarter of a teaspoon vanilla powder one quarter of a teaspoon powdered cloves 5 tablespoons rice malt syrup 3 teaspoons powdered agar agar Makes 4 servings.

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Creamy celeriac with truffle and hazelnut oil

by Alice on dicembre 20, 2010

Ingredients half a medium celeriac, peeled and julienned 2 tablespoons lemon juice 5-6 tablespoons vegetable cream (I used almond cream) a few fresh parsley leaves, cleaned and chopped 1 teaspoon truffle paté (a paté of black summer truffle in olive oil, with no added ingredients) hazelnut oil, to taste whole sea salt, just enough to […]

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Apple, celeriac and lemon salad

by Alice on dicembre 5, 2010

Ingredients half a very small head celeriac, peeled and shaved thin 1 red apple (I used Red Delicious), cleaned, quartered and cut into very thin slices 1 very small lemon, cleaned and cut into thin slices lemon juice, to taste extra virgin olive oil, to taste whole sea salt, just enough to taste rice malt […]

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Ingredients 10-12 mushrooms (champignons) the juice of 1 lemon 1 zucchini, cleaned 1 garlic clove, peeled 2 tablespoons flax seeds, finely ground a large handful of fresh basil, cleaned 5 handfuls hazelnuts (and some more for garnish) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (and some more for garnish) freshly ground green pepper, to taste (and […]

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Ingredients For the salad 200 g green beans 2 medium-large potatoes, peeled and sliced a large handful of fresh rocket, cleaned a handful of capers, soaked in cold filtered water for about 15 minutes then rinsed For the pesto a large handful of fresh, cleaned basil (and some for garnish) 2 small zucchini, cleaned a […]

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