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Sunday September 22nd, 2013

Pumpkin pie

Pumpkin pie
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for a mid-size tray, for a big one dubbel the quantities For the dough: 150 g margarine (see recipe here) 500 g flour 1 ½ small cup  raw sugar 1 small cup soy milk 15 g baking powder For the filling: 1.5 kg pumpkin 1 small cup  raw sugar 1 tablespoon oil Mix the margarine  with the soy milk and the sugar. When the sugar has melted add the baking powder and sprinkle the flour, little by little until incorporats into the composition. Grease your hands with a little bit of oil (and if needed also the dough) and knead slightly. Refrigerate until you prepare the filling. Peel the pumpkin and grate. Heat the oil in a big saucepan,
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Sunday September 22nd, 2013

Margarine for dough

Margarine for dough
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For about 150 g margarine: 1 cup soy milk 2 cups  sunflower oil a pinch of turmeric  – for color a pinch of salt Put the soy milk, salt and the turmeric in a blender. Start the blender and add the oil, little by little, as for mayonnaise. Margarine should have the consistency of thick mayonnaise, otherwise add more oil.

Saturday September 21st, 2013

Tjap tjoy with quinoa

Tjap tjoy with quinoa
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For 3 servings: 200 g quinoa 600-700 g vegetables: onion, carrot, leek, green beans (fresh or frozen), peas, broccoli, zucchini, bell pepper, sweet baby corn, etc., sliced or cubed 5 cloves of garlic, finely chopped fresh chili, to taste 4 cm ginger, grated (or 2 teaspoons ginger powder) 3 tsp. coriander powder fresh coriander, finely cut (optional) 3-4 tablespoons soy sauce 2-3 tablespoons oil salt and pepper, to taste Wash the quinoa thoroughly and cook it in 300 ml water for 5 minutes. Cover and set aside until all the water is absorbed. Add  salt and pepper to taste and fresh coriander (optional). Cook the green beans apart for about 15 minutes (if they are frozen than is no need to cook, they are already semi-cooked). Heat
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Saturday September 21st, 2013

Potatoes moussaka

Potatoes moussaka
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For 4-5 servings: 1.5 kg potatoes For the filling: 2 packs tofu (about 700g ) 2 onions, finely chopped 4 tablespoons mix seasoning 1 tablespoon dried thyme 2 teaspoons paprika powder 1 kg tomatoes / 800 g can diced tomatoes 5-6 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 tablespoons oil salt and pepper Drain tofu well. Crush it with a fork, add all the spices, the garlic, salt and pepper to taste and mix. Refrigerate for several hours. Heat the oil in a saucepan and stir fry the onions for 2-3 minutes. Add the tomatoes. Cover and simmer till the sauce thicken, than add the tofu. Peel the potatoes, cut them into 4-5 mm slices and cook. Let drain. Put half
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Saturday September 21st, 2013

Eggplant moussaka

Eggplant moussaka
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For 4-5 servings: 4-5 eggplants For the filling: 2 packs tofu (about 700g ) 2 onions, finely chopped 4 tablespoons mix seasoning 1 tablespoon dried thyme 2 teaspoons paprika powder 1 kg tomatoes / 800 g can diced tomatoes 5-6 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 tablespoons oil salt and pepper Drain tofu well. Crush it with a fork, add all the spices, the garlic, salt and pepper to taste and mix. Refrigerate for several hours. Heat the oil in a saucepan and stir fry the onions for 2-3 minutes. Add the tomatoes. Cover and simmer till the sauce thicken, than add the tofu. Cut the eggplants in slices of
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Saturday September 21st, 2013

New potatoes salad

New potatoes salad
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For 4-5 servings: 1 kg new potatoes 3 tbsp. olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar dill, finely chopped salt and pepper, to taste Wash the potatoes well  to remove any dirt and cook whole without peeling. Drain the water and leave to cool. Cut the potatoes lengthwise into four. Mix the olive oil, the vinegar, salt and pepper and pour over the potatoes. Add the dill and mix carefully.

Saturday September 21st, 2013

Couscous salad

Couscous salad
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For 2 servings: 1 small cup couscous 2 tomatoes, finely diced 2 cucumbers, finely diced 1 small onion, finely diced olives, sliced parsley, finely chopped fresh chili, finely sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil juice of one lemon salt and pepper, to taste Cook the couscous according to package directions. Allow to cool. Mix all ingredients.

Saturday September 21st, 2013

Spring rolls

Spring rolls
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one pack filo dough For the filling: 2 carrots 2 spring onions 100 g cabbage 1 celery stalk 50 g bean sprouts 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon ginger (fresh, grated or powder) 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon oil salt and pepper, to taste oil for frying The filo dough dries very quickly, cover it with a damp towel while working to prevent it from breaking. Cut all  the vegetables a la Julienne. Heat the oil in a saucepan, add all the ingredients and stir fry for a few minutes until the moisture evaporates. Allow to cool. Lay the filo dough (10 cm x 10 cm for little spring rolls) on a clean
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Saturday September 21st, 2013

Roasted pepper salad

Roasted pepper salad
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sweet peppers (2-3 peppers per person) olive oil balsamic vinegar salt Wash the sweet peppers, dry with a kitchen towel and roast on the grill/oven, on each side, being careful not to burn. Put the roasted peppers in a pan, sprinkle with salt and cover. Allow them to rest for approx. 10 minutes  than peel them (dip your fingers  in cold water to release the peel). Prepare a sauce of olive oil, balsamic vinegar and salt. Pour over the peppers. Serve cold as salad, along with various dishes (rice, stews, etc.). Note: You can store the roasted peppers in sterilized jars for the winter.

Friday September 20th, 2013

Eggplants stew

Eggplants stew
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For 3-4 servings: 4 onions, sliced 3 bell peppers, sliced 3 eggplants, cubed (2 cm) 1/2 kg tomatoes, chopped / 1 can diced tomatoes 5-6 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 tablespoon oil 1 bunch of parsley salt and pepper Stir fry the onions in oil for 2-3 minutes. Add the bell peppers and the eggplants.  Add little water (the eggplants  will leave plenty of water). Cover and simmer stiring occasionally. When the eggplants have softened  add the tomatoes/canned tomatoes and cook for 8-10 minutes. Add the  garlic, salt and pepper to taste and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Garnish with finely chopped parsley. Serve with salad.