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Wednesday September 24th, 2014

Celeriac & olives in tomato sauce

Celeriac & olives in tomato sauce
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For 2-3 servings: 1 celeriac 1 onion, finely chopped 3 tablespoons tomato puree 150 g black olives 1 tablespoon oil salt and pepper, to taste Peel, wash and cut the celeriac in medium size pieces. Stir fry the   onion in oil for about  1-2 minutes.  Add  the celeriac and cover with water. When the celeriac is almost cooked add the olives, tomato puree, salt and pepper to taste. Continue cooking until the celery is done.

Friday September 19th, 2014

Celeriac, carrot and apple salad

Celeriac, carrot and apple salad
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For 3-4 servings: 1 celeriac, grated 2-3 carrots, grated 1-2 apples, grated Avocado Mayonnaise: 2 avocados, pureed juice of 1/2 lemon 1-2 teaspoons mustard, to taste salt, to taste Mix all ingredients for the avocado mayonnaise. Pour over vegetables and mix. Serve with bread or as salad next to a main dish.

Monday September 1st, 2014

Soybeans in tomato sauce

Soybeans in tomato sauce
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For 4 servings: 500 g soybeans 2 onions, finely chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 5-6 tomatoes, diced (or 2-3 tablespoons tomato paste dissolved in a cup of water) 2-3 bay leaves 1 teaspoon thyme 1 tablespoon oil salt and pepper, to taste Soak the soybeans overnight. Sort through them and discard any discolored kernels, then rinse them. Cook them in water (2 times the amount of soybeans) and add the bay leaves. If needed, add more water. Drain. In a saucepan stir fry the onions in oil, for 2-3 minutes. Add the tomatoes (tomato paste), bell pepper and thyme. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce has slightly reduced. Add the cooked soy beans, salt and pepper, to taste. Cook for
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Sunday August 31st, 2014

Cucumber – radish salad

Cucumber – radish salad
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For 2 servings: 1 cucumber, finely sliced 10 radishes, finely sliced dill, finely chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons vinegar salt and pepper, to taste Mix all the ingredients! Serve directly!

Saturday August 16th, 2014

Zacusca (romanian vegetable spread)

Zacusca (romanian vegetable spread)
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For 6 servings: 3 large eggplants 6 bell peppers 2 onions, finely chopped 6-7 large ripe tomatoes, finely chopped 3 bay leaves 15 peppercorns 2 tablespoons oil salt to taste Heat the grill and bake the eggplants on each side until they are soft inside. Peel while they are still warm. Drain well and let them cool. Wash the sweet peppers, dry with a kitchen towel and grill, on each side. 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 help release the peel). Process the eggplants and sweet peppers with a food processor until fine (not smooth). Heat the oil in a saucepan
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Tuesday August 5th, 2014

Sauteed leeks

Sauteed leeks
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For 4 servings: 4-5  leeks, sliced 2 teaspoons oregano 1 teaspoon basil fresh chilli / chilli flakes, to taste (optional) 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper, to taste Heat the oil in a saucepan, add the leeks, chili, oregano and basil. Cover and simmer on medium heat, stirring occasionally. When the leek has softened add salt and pepper.

Tuesday July 22nd, 2014

Lecso

Lecso
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For 4 servings: 1 kg (8-9 pieces) bell peppers, sliced approx. 1 cm (1/2 inch) 1/2 kg (5-6 pieces) tomatoes, diced 2-3 onions, sliced ​​ 2 teaspoons  paprika powder 1 teaspoon thyme 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper, to taste In a saucepan stir fry the onions, in oil, for about 4-5 minutes. Add the bell peppers, paprika powder and thyme. Cover and simmer on medium heat, stirring occasionally. When the onions and bell peppers have softened add the tomatoes. Continue cooking until the vegetables are done. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve as  side dish, with salads, polenta, etc.. </p><br /><p></p><br /><p></p><br />

Tuesday July 15th, 2014

Green beans in tomato sauce

Green beans in tomato sauce
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For 4 servings: 1 kg green beans, the ends trimmed and cut in half 2 large onions, finely chopped 5-6 large tomatoes, peeled and diced (or 1 can diced tomatoes) 1 bunch of parsley, finely chopped 2 tablespoons oil salt and pepper, to taste Stir fry the onions, in oil, for 2-3 minutes. Add the green beans  and half a cup of water. Cook for about 10 minutes then add the tomatoes. Cover and simmer until the green beans are done. Add salt and pepper to taste and garnish with parsley.

Friday July 11th, 2014

Courgette sour soup

Courgette sour soup
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For 5-6 servings: 1 large courgette, cut in medium pieces 1 onion 2 carrots 1 potato 1 bell pepper 2 celery stalks 5-6 large ripe tomatoes, peeled and finely chopped  1,5 l water juice of 1-2 lemons, to taste lovage, finely chopped salt, to taste 1-2 tablespoons olive oil (optional) Finely chop the onion, carrots, bell pepper, celery and potato. Put the vegetables in a soup pan with 1.5 l water. Cover and cook for  few minutes than add the tomatoes. When tomatoes are almost cooked add the courgette. When the vegetables are done add salt and lemon juice to taste (add a little bit more water if needed). Cook for another few minutes. Garnish with lovage
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Wednesday July 9th, 2014

Rice noodles salad

Rice noodles salad
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For 4 servings: 250 g rice noodles 1 lettuce 4 carrots 5 green onions 1 fennel 10-15 radishes 1 big cucumber  (or 5-6 small) chili, to taste (optional) 3-4 tablespoons sesame seeds 5 tablespoons soy sauce the juice of one lemon (or 3 tablespoons rice vinegar) 1 cm ginger, grated 2 cloves of garlic, mashed Prepare the rice noodles as directed on the package. Drain and set aside. Chop all the vegetables finely. Prepare a dressing mixing the soy sauce, lemon juice (or rice vinegar), ginger and garlic. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Garnish with fennel leaves. Serve with Sticky 5 spices tempeh Variation: instead of lettuce you can use (Chinese) cabbage Note: for weight
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