Browsing Category Appetizers

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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Pineapple & Coconut Sojee (Semolina Pudding)

Thursday, October 10, 2013

I approach the eating of sojee, a sweet Indian dish made with semolina, as prandial bookends; first served as an appetizer to sweetly prep the palate and line the stomach, and again as a dessert or pre-dessert, if you have the guts for it. This recipe for Pineapple and Coconut Sojee  is a departure from my ...

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Freshly Blogged Challenge #4: Cabbage and Pilchard Foldovers with Bean and Feta Dip

Monday, July 29, 2013

I remember coming home from school to lunches of canned pilchard curry. Delicious scooped up with soft white bread, it didn't matter that the smell of canned fish lingered long after the swallowing, it was one of the most satisfying meals. This week's Freshly Blogged challenge headlined Lucky Star Pilchards, cabbage, brown rice, green beans and feta ...

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Single-serving Eggless Microwave Cake with Wasabi Chocolate Ganache

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

I found an eggless recipe for a microwave cake that pretty much follows the format of that fantastic cake-in-a-mug that takes minutes from mix to nommy fix. My only substitutions to the recipe (click here for the post on Vegas andFood) was fat-free milk, olive oil and brown sugar. I also made mine in a ramekin and ...

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