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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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Foodgrams: Microwave Ice Cream Bread


Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Toasted ice cream bread with cream cheese. Because you can. 1/2 cup ice cream (use the good stuff) and 1/3 cup self- raising flour nuked for 2 minutes and toasted. More cake-like than bread, just slightly sweet. I made this with a tabasco-flavoured ice cream from @paul_ballen - gave it a pleasing fruity taste. #icecreameveryday ...

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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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