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Ingredients 15-16 strawberries, cleaned and sliced the juice of half a lemon 2 tablespoons apple vinegar 2 tablespoons rice malt syrup 1 tablespoon natural vanilla extract 2 handfuls of freshly podded peas 7-8 fresh asparagus, cleaned and cut into pieces 2 handfuls of freshly podded fava beans 2-3 handfuls of fresch rocket (arugula), cleaned 2 […]

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Strawberries and banana on toast

by Alice on maggio 30, 2011

Ingredients (quantities to taste) wholemeal toast bread raw almond butter banana slices fresh strawberries, cleaned and cut into pieces or quarters agave syrup vanilla powder

Posted in: breakfast and brunch,fruits,picnic,spring,summer,sweet,tea time


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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Strawberry, almond, thyme and vanilla baskets

by Alice on maggio 12, 2011

Ingredients For the filling (quantitites are enough for around 4 baskets) 250 g fresh strawberries, cleaned and cut into cubes the juice of half a lemon 4 tablespoons agave syrup fresh and cleaned thyme leaves, to taste 1 vanilla pod, scraped 2 teaspoons cornstarch, dissolved in 30-35 ml cold, filtered water For the crust (makes […]

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Strawberry jelly spread with cardamom

by Alice on maggio 21, 2010

Ingredients 350 g ripe strawberries, cleaned and coarsely puréed 150 g rice malt syrup juice of half a lemon half a teaspoon powdered cardamom a few pinches of powdered vanilla half a teaspoon agar agar powder, dissolved in 1 tablespoon filtered water Makes about 1 jar.

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Strawberry and cucumber salad

by Alice on aprile 14, 2008

I’ve always loved strawberries and cucumber, but never thought about having them together as main ingredients in a salad. I got the idea from a book on vegetarian Indian cuisine (Yamuna Devi’s The Best of Lord Krishna’s Cuisine), and slightly changed the recipe. This sweet-savoury salad is indeed very light and refreshing, and works perfectly as a salad, […]

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