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Salad Toss: Baby Spinach and Cranberry Reduction


Thursday, April 14, 2016

Cranberries, with their sweet and tart personalities, are a bit like the extroverts at a party; at ease in savoury situations, and just as good for when things get syrupy. I always seem to have dried cranberries on hand, and often use them in salads and bakes. They also feature prominently in my Cranberry & Walnut cream ...

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Barley and Wheat Rotis


Friday, April 1, 2016

The addition of barley flour to this flatbread makes for a tasty textured, somewhat nutty departure from a regular roti. If you're not super-pedantic about rolling out neatly circumferenced rounds, these don't take much time to prepare. Barley and Wheat Rotis Makes 8 rotis 1 cup barley flour 1 cup wheat flour 1 cup yoghurt 1 TBSP vegetable oil pinch of salt additional flour for ...

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Cream of Green Bean Soup


Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Whenever I have extra vegetables on hand, soup is my no-brainer prep method of choice. If I'm dealing with quantities too large to consume in one sitting, I freeze the soup before I add the cream. Cream of Green Bean soup 1 packet cut green beans knob of butter cumin seeds to taste dried sweet basil to taste cream (about 1/4 ...

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Crispy Kale with Baharaat


Thursday, January 28, 2016

It's 2016 and kale is still a thing. Don't write this green off as frou-frou foodie fad. It's a nutritional powerhouse packed to its eaves with all sorts of things to keep you ticking. If you've not tried kale crisps yet, you are missing out on experiencing the most satisfying, life-affirming crunch ever. Once you crisp, ...

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The Saturday Salad: Fig, Feta and Beets


Saturday, August 8, 2015

Crunchy, with just the right fix of sweet and pickly savouriness. Raw Beetroot (sliced) Kalamata Olives (pitted) Black Figs (sliced) Feta Cheese (crumbled) Celery (sliced) Raw Baby Cabbage (shredded) Serve with creamy French dressing.

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Foodgrams: Ambrosia Salad


Monday, March 30, 2015

Ambrosia Salad. A photo posted by Saaleha Idrees Bamjee (@saaleha_b) on Oct 5, 2014 at 1:22am PDT The Ambrosia Salad does not enjoy the same cult status as its American export counterpart, the Red Velvet Everything, but it does share a touch of its flavour profile. It combines sweet canned fruit with pleasing sour notes from either cream ...

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