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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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Flash Food Friday: Stuff & Bake Avocado

Friday, August 22, 2014

Flash Food Friday on Ice Cream Everyday is all about unrecipes, clever comestibles and the quickest ways to get food from Point A (your fridge/pantry) to Point B (your digestive tract). The first in the series is this baked avocado stuffed with olives and feta cheese. To make: Halve an avocado, remove the seed and season the flesh with lime juice, ...

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Waldorf Slaw for Supper

Monday, June 30, 2014

The Ice Cream Everyday Rough Guide to Waldorf-style Coleslaw Mix: Half of a small red cabbage Half of a small green cabbage One pear One Granny Smith apple Handful of walnuts Fresh basil to taste Fresh dill to taste Honey to taste (Koo sent me a bottle made by the bees who pollinate their butterbean flowers) Good quality mayonnaise (about two tablespoons) Full-cream Greek-style yoghurt (about ...

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An Unrecipe: Dragon Fruit and Baby Spinach Salad

Friday, May 30, 2014

I've been awfully remiss haven't I? I hope I can placate you with pretty pictures. The marvelously monikered dragon fruit or pitaya has a subtle liquid sweetness reminiscent of prickly pears. We usually see the white-fleshed imports on our supermarket shelves. When my knife sliced through to reveal this flamboyant magenta variety , I just had ...

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