Tag Archives: olive oil

Spinach and Potato Gozleme

This is a Turkish dish converted from a recipe by Jamie Lin. A meal in itself, easy to transport especially in lunch boxes or to take on picnics. Ingredients For Dough 1 cup plain flour 1/4 tsp yeast 2 Tbsp … Continue reading

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Sacco

This is a French recipe which my husband made to accompany our soup. Ingredients 1 cup chickpea flour 1 cup water 1 tsp olive oil 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp mixed spices Method Stir the chickpea flour into the water … Continue reading

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Charred Capsicum Dip

A tasty colourful dip with a drink before the meal. Ingredients 4 red pcapsicums 2 tsp olive oil 8 small pitta breads divided into 4 to make pockets 4 cloves garlic 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp ground cumin 3 … Continue reading

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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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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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Pear, Orange and Avocado Salad

We ate this refreshing salad on Maggioli Island in Lake Tresiemo, Italy. We had this as a starter salad but it can accompany a main dish. Ingredients 1 small Iceberg lettuce 2 pears 2 sticks celery 1 orange 1 avocado … Continue reading

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Avocado and Lebanese Cucumbers

My husband looked in the fridge and came up with this simple salad to accompany our main course. Ingredients 1 ripe avocado 2 small Lebanese cucumbers 6 cherry tomatoes, halved 2 spring onions, sliced finely fresh parsley. chopped 1 lime … Continue reading

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Green Salad Dressing

The third dressing in the series. Perfect over salads, sweet potato wedges, as a topping to baked potatoes or over vegetables. I also mixed it into leftover pasta as a snack. Ingredients 1 ripe avocado 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves … Continue reading

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Preserved Lemons

This recipe was given to me by Keryn. It is delicious in salads, stews and in or with curries. Ingredients 12 ripe lemons 3 tsp rock salt 6 small bay leaves 6 small sticks of cinnamon 6 tsp black and … Continue reading

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Broccoli, Spinach and Apple Salad

A meal in a salad. Ingredients 1 large head of broccoli 80 g baby spinach 1 apple large pink lady, washed and thinly sliced 4 radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced Dressing 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp mustard 40 ml … Continue reading

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