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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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Cream of broccoli soup with tahin

by Alice on novembre 8, 2010

Ingredients 400 g broccoli, cleaned, divided into florets and steamed 200 ml water (the broccoli cooking water) 100 ml oat milk, unflavoured and unsweetened 2 tablespoons tahin 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (and some more for serving) whole sea salt, just enough to taste chili powder, to taste a handful of white sesame seeds […]

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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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Ingredients For the dressing 8 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 3 teaspoons raw sesame oil a pinch of whole sea salt 2 teaspoons umeboshi paste 3 teaspoons tahin 3 teaspoons apple vinegar 4 teaspoons white miso 3 teaspoons maple syrup juice of half a lemon For the salad half a white cabbage, shredded 1 carrot, […]

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This comforting and colourful dish is perfect as a filling appetizer or as a main course. In this recipe the polenta complements all the other flavours beautifully. The sesame seeds add a crunchy touch to the soft polenta and velvety, creamed pumpkin. Ingredients For the creamed pumpkin you can find the recipe here For the polenta […]

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Fennel and pomegranate salad

by Alice on dicembre 31, 2008

A quick, colourful and healthy salad: you’ll feel really good eating this. The combination of sweet and sour makes it especially tasty and refreshing. It can be enjoyed as appetizer or alongside a main course. Makes 4 servings. Ingredients: For the salad 2 large fennel bulbs, trimmed and sliced pomegranate seeds (from ½ pomegranate) fresh chives […]

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