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Seitan ragù with olives and peppers

by Alice on aprile 20, 2011

Ingredients 3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (and a little more when ready to serve) 1 white onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped 1 small carrot, cleaned and finely chopped 1 celery stalk, cleaned and finely chopped 13-15 Piccadilly tomatoes (or other baby tomatoes), cleaned and diced half a […]

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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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Ingredients 200 g black chickpeas, soaked in cold filtered water for at least 9 hours, or overnight, then washed and drained 150 g quinoa, washed under cold running water half a red pepper, cleaned and cut into cubes half a yellow pepper, cleaned and cuto into cubes 8-10 cherry tomatoes, cleaned and cut into quarters […]

Posted in: beans and legumes,gluten-free,grains,lunch-box,picnic,salads,savoury,summer,vegetables


Spring orecchiette salad

by Alice on maggio 5, 2010

Ingredients 150 g semi-whole durum wheat orecchiette 1 small bunch of asparagus, cleaned and cut into pieces extra virgin olive oil, to taste 10-12 baby date tomatoes (or cherry tomatoes), cut into quarters a handful of olives (I used Taggiasca), pitted and roughly chopped 1 small bunch of fresh chives, cleaned and chopped 1 small […]

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Ingredients half a cup quinoa, rinsed under running water filtered water and a pinch of whole sea salt (to cook the quinoa) 1 medium zucchini, trimmed, peeled and sliced half a head of Romanesco broccoli, washed, broken into bite-sized florets and cooked in salted boiling water for 3-5 minutes (they should stay crunchy) a large […]

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