Tag Archives: balsamic vinegar

Sweetcorn and Apple Salad

Adds colour and flavour as a side salad. Ingredients 1 small sweetcorn, steamed 1 Granny Smith apple 1 shallot, finely chopped 1 Tbsp chopped parsley 3 Tbsp virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp red wine 1 tsp Balsamic vinegar 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Balsamic Reduction Sauce

A recipe from our host, Leni, in Umbria, Italy. Ingredients 250 ml Balsamic vinegar 125 ml red wine 125 ml port 4 black peppercorns 2 small shallots, peeled 1 bay leaf 3 cm of orange rind Method Place all the … Continue reading

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Tomato and Bean Pasta

Great for colour and texture. Ingredients 4 large ripe tomatoes, Peeled 4 tsp olive oil 1 small red onion 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 4 tsp tomato paste 1 tsp brown sugar 1 tsp balsamic vinegar 200g pasta, bow-tie looks … Continue reading

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Nectarine and Avocado Salad

We had this colourful salad for a light lunch while on holiday in Tasmania. It served four people. Ingredients 4 slices of bread of your choice 1/2 small radicchio lettuce, torn 1 punnet baby herbs, trimmed 2 nectarines, stones removed … Continue reading

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Roast Pumpkin with Peanut Sauce

This colourful and warming recipe came from our friend, Peat, in Spain. Ingredients 700g pumpkin 4 carrots 3 beetroots| 5 cloves garlic 5 Tbs olive oil 2 400g tins chickpeas 50g vegan margarine 2 Tbs olive oil Dressing 150g peanuts … Continue reading

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Red Cabbage and Mint Salad

Another recipe from our trip to Darwin. A colourful dish for Christmas and appropriate for our hot weather. Ingredients and Method 500 gm red cabbage, finely shredded 2 medium carrots, peeled and peeled into ribbons 100 gm baby rocket, torn … Continue reading

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Onion Flowers

Thank you Judy for this simple but very pretty recipe. It makes a lovely starter or an accompanying dish to a main meal. Ingredients 4 medium red onions 3 Tbsp Olive oil 2 Tbsp Balsamic vinegar 4 Tsp capers shredded … Continue reading

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