Tag Archives: walnuts

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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Hummus with Turmeric, Nuts and accompaniments

We were in Forli, Italy at a Vegan Restaurant and this was my main meal. It was both filling and tasty. Ingredients 1 small tub of hummus 1 tsp turmeric elixir 25mg walnuts, toasted and crushed vinaigrette dressing, served in … 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 Kiwi with Walnuts Salad

Thank ¬†you Marina for giving me this recipe. Ingredients 2 tbsp raspberry vinegar 4 Tbsp olive oil 1/4 tsp caster sugar 1 tsp dried culinary lavender 1/4 tsp salt 2 avocados 4 kiwi fruits 50 g walnuts, chopped salt and … Continue reading

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Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Kale

This recipe came from Gladys in the UK. Ingredients 60 gm wild dried mushrooms 500 gm packet gnocchi 1 bunch kale, shredded 2 Tblsp oil 300 gm button mushrooms, halved 2 cloves garlic, chopped 50 gm walnut pieces 150 ml … Continue reading

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Date and Walnut Bread

An old recipe that my Grandmother made and was soon eaten! Ingredients 1 lb 450 gms wholewheat bread 1 sachet dried activated yeast pinch of salt 2 ozs 50 gms dates 2 ozs 50 gms walnuts 8 fl ozs 225 … Continue reading

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Mixed Fruit Salad

DESSERT The passion fruit has been added to this recipe since we have passion fruit vines in our garden. We enjoy the extra tang. Ingredients 4 ozs 125 gms dried apricots 4 ozs 125 gms dried prunes 4 ozs 125 … Continue reading

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Red Coleslaw with Celery

SALAD Ingredients 1 small red cabbage 1/2 head of celery 3 oranges 2 ozs 50 gms walnut halves salt and pepper 1/2 tsp mustard 1 Tblsp olive oil Method Finely shred the cabbage. Chop the celery into short lengths. Peel … Continue reading

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Tahini with Walnuts Sauce

Ingredients 1/4 lb 125 g walnuts 2 cloves garlic salt 4 Tblsp tahini paste juice of 2 lemons 4 Tblsp chopped parsley Method Place all the ingredients in an electric blender or use a mortar. Do not over blend the … Continue reading

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