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Monday July 13th, 2015

Cucumber and mint raita

Cucumber and mint raita
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300 g natural soy yogurt 1 large cucumber, finely chopped a handful  fresh mint, finely chopped salt, to taste Mix all ingredients. Served chilled as an accompaniment to Indian dishes (curry, pakoras, etc). Very refreshing sauce, ideal for hot summer days.

Sunday February 2nd, 2014

Tahini sauce

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1 tablespoon tahini (sesame seed paste) 1 clove of garlic, crushed the juice of a half lemon salt Mix all ingredients, if the sauce is too thick than add a little bit of water. Serve with salads and falafel.

Tuesday December 31st, 2013

Masala sauce

Masala sauce
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4-5 onions, sliced 2 cans diced tomatoes 2 tablespoons oil 3 cm ginger, finely chopped (or 2 teaspoons ginger powder) 5 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 1 teaspoon garam masala 3 teaspoons coriander powder 1 teaspoon cumin powder fresh chilli /chilli powder , to taste salt Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds. Fry for 2-3 minutes until they begin to pop. Add the onion and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add the canned tomatoes, ginger, cinnamon, coriander powder, cumin powder and the chilli. Cook approx. 10 minutes than add the garlic and garam masala. Continue cooking for another 2-3 minutes. Add salt to taste. Blend with a hand blender/blender
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Wednesday September 18th, 2013

Pesto

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30 g pine nuts 50 g basil leaves 2 garlic cloves 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast 50 ml  olive oil lemon juice (to taste) salt and pepper Place all ingredients except the olive oil in a blender, turn the blender on and add the olive oil, little by little, until you get a fine paste. In the absence of a blender you can use a  garlic/spices mortar.

Tuesday September 17th, 2013

Peanut sauce

Peanut sauce
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200 ml unsweetened soy milk 1 teaspoon ginger powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder 2-3 tablespoons soy sauce 4-5 tablespoons peanut butter Preheat the soy milk in a saucepan, add all ingredients, mix it well until peanut butter is incorporated and let it boil for a minute. The composition should have the consistency of a thick sauce otherwise add a little bit more peanut butter. After cooling the sauce continues to thicken. Serve with Asian dishes (nasi rice, spring rolls etc).

Sunday September 15th, 2013

Vegan whipped cream

Vegan whipped cream
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1 tin coconut milk 2-3 tablespoons raw sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 teaspoon locust bean gum (optional) Let the coconut milk tin in the refrigerator for several hours (or overnight). Put in a bowl  only the white, solid part of the coconut milk, add the sugar, the locust bean gum and the vanilla essence and blend (with a mixer) until the sugar has dissolved and it becomes frothy (do not blend to long otherwise you’ll get coconut butter). The cream can be kept in the fridge up to 2 days.

Sunday September 15th, 2013

Avocado sauce

Avocado sauce
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1 ripe avocado 1 garlic clove, mashed the juice of half lemon salt and pepper Mashed avocado, add the garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste and mix. Use it as  dressing for salads, vegetables etc.

Sunday September 15th, 2013

Garlic sauce

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vegan mayonnaise (see the recipe here) 5-6 garlic cloves, mashed salt and pepper finely chopped chives (optional) Mix all ingredients. Optionally you can add finely cut gherkins.

Sunday September 15th, 2013

Vegan mayonnaise

Vegan mayonnaise
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1 measure (according to desired amount) unsweetened soy milk 2 measures oil (1 ½ parts sunflower oil,  ½ part olive oil) 1 ½ teaspoon mustard the juice from 1 lemon salt, to taste Place the soy milk in the blender, turn the blender on and slowly add the oil until it has the consistency of mayonnaise, if not add more oil. Finally  add the mustard, lemon juice and the salt.