Tag Archives: red onions

Tomato, Mushroom and Olives Tart

A healthy and filling meal. Ingredients 1 sheet of shortcrust pastry 1 Kg red onions, thinly sliced 1 punnet button mushrooms, sliced 4 large tomatoes, sliced 100g pitted black olives, halved 150 ml olive oil salt and pepper to taste … Continue reading

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Provencal Vegetable Bake

This recipe is from my Physiotherapist. Ingredients 80 ml extra virgin olive oil 4 medium red onions, sliced 4 cloves garlic, crushed 4 sprigs of fresh thyme 80 g pitted Kalamata olives, chopped 2 medium eggplants 5 medium Roma tomatoes … Continue reading

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Orange,Lavender and Red Onion Salad

My sister-in-law, Marina gave me this simple, colourful and versitile recipe when we had lunch together in the UK. Ingredients 4 oranges 2 sweet red onions 1 tsp dried culinery lavender 2 Tblsp icing sugar Method Peel and thinly slice … Continue reading

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White Bean Dip

Ingredients 2 400 g 14 oz tins of white cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 2 heads of garlic, cloves separated 2 red onions, chopped 2 Tblsp olive oil 1 1/2 Tblsp lemon juice 1/2 cup of chopped basil leaves salt … Continue reading

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Slow-roasted Tomatoes in Rolls

Margo gave me this recipe for a light meal. Ingredients 4 roma tomatoes, halved 2 Tblsp olive oil 1/2 tsp dried Italian herbs 2 red onions, sliced 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 tblsp brown sugar 4 wholegrain bread rolls, … Continue reading

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Mejadra, caramelised onions.

I have been asked if I forgot the sugar for the caramelised onions? No. There is no sugar added. Red onions are sweet onions. As they cook and loose moisture their own sugar content caramelises. Variations. Instead of caramelised onions … Continue reading

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MEJADRA

My friend, Roberta, came to stay for a couple of nights in our yurt. She gave me several recipes which I will pass on to you. Translated this is ‘Esau’s pottage’. Esau sold his heritage for a bowl of soup. … Continue reading

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