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Tuesday March 18th, 2014

Beluga lentils salad

Beluga lentils salad
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100 g beluga lentils, cooked and well drained 5-6 radishes, finely sliced 1 red onion (2-3 green onions), finely chopped 2 tomatoes, diced 1/2 cucumber, diced / finely sliced 1 sweet pepper, diced 1 tablespoon olive oil the juice of half lemon parsley, finely cut salt and pepper, to taste Mix all the ingredients.

Tuesday March 11th, 2014

Stuffed mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms
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For 2 servings: 250 g mushrooms 1-2 cloves of garlic, mashed 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast dill, finely cut salt and pepper, to taste Wash the mushrooms and remove the stems. Chop the stems finely and mix with the rest of the ingredients. Fill each mushroom cap with the mix. Bake in the oven on medium heat (175C) for 15 minutes. Serve warm.

Thursday March 6th, 2014

Super easy tomato soup

Super easy tomato soup
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For 2-3 servings: 2 cans diced tomatoes (2 x 400g / 2 x 14,5 oz) 3 large onions, sliced 3-4 cloves of garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon basil salt and pepper, to taste fresh parsley or basil, finely cut, to garnish Stir fry the onions and the garlic in olive oil for 2-3 minutes. Add the tomatoes and the spices, cover and simmer on medium heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Blend with a food processor / blender until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste and garnish with fresh basil / parsley.

Saturday February 8th, 2014

Leeks and olives in tomato sauce

Leeks and olives in tomato sauce
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For 4 servings: 4-5 pieces leeks, only the white part 200 g black/calamata olives 5 tablespoons tomato paste 2 bay leaves salt and pepper, to taste Wash the leeks  and cut into pieces of approx. 3 cm. Put the leeks in a pan and cover with water. Cook them for 5 minutes  together with the bay leaves.  Add the olives and the tomato paste and stir. When the leeks are done add  salt and pepper. Serve with bread or boiled potatoes.

Friday January 24th, 2014

Tofu stuffed zucchinis

Tofu stuffed zucchinis
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For 4 servings: 2 zucchinis 350-400 g tofu, smashed (with a fork) 4 spring onions, finely chopped 2 tbsp. breadcrumbs 4-5 tablespoons dill, finely cut salt and pepper , to taste Wash the zucchini, cut into two equal parts, then into half length ways. Scoop out seeds, chop it fine  and put in a bowl. Mix it with the tofu, onion, breadcrumbs  and t dill. Add salt and pepper to taste and mix well. Stuff the zucchinis with  the mix. Place them in a tray, add approx. 1 cm of water and bake in oven, at medium heat until golden brown (20-30 minutes). Serve warm or cold with (mix) salad.

Wednesday January 1st, 2014

Red lentils curry

Red lentils curry
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For 4 servings: 400 g red lentils 1 onion, chopped 2-3 bay leaves 1 tablespoon curry 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon cumin powder chilli / chilli powder (to taste) 1 teaspoon raw sugar 4 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 cm ginger, grated (1 tsp ginger powder) 4 tbsp tomato puree/paste salt Fresh coriander and/or fresh chilli for garnish (optional) Wash the lentils thoroughly and cook them in 1 l water, together with the bay leaves and the onion. Stir occasionally making sure to add water if needed (enough to cover it). When the lentils are almost cooked add the remaining ingredients and continue cooking for another 5 minutes. Add salt to taste. Garnish with fresh coriander, finely cut, and/or hot peppers.
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Wednesday January 1st, 2014

Chana dal

Chana dal
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For 5-6 servings: 400 g chana dal ½ kg green beans, cuted (optional) 2-3 bay leaves 3 tomatoes, finely chopped 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon mustard seeds chilli / chilli powder, to taste 1 tablespoon oil salt fresh coriander, finely chopped and/or hot pepper for garnish (optional ) Soak the chana dal in water for about 1 hour. Wash the chana dal thoroughly and cook it in water, duble the volume of chana dal, along with the bay leaves. When the chana dal it’s almost cooked add the green beans. Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard  and cumin seeds. Fry for 2-3 minutes until they begin to pop. Add the tomatoes and the chilli. When the
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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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Tuesday December 31st, 2013

Zucchini masala

Zucchini masala
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For 3-4 servings: 2 zucchini 1 tablespoon oil ½ teaspoon cumin seeds ½ teaspoon mustard seeds ¼ teaspoon fennel seeds ½ teaspoon garam masala fresh chilli / chill powder (to taste) ¼ teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon raw sugar salt Wash the zucchini, cut them in half, lengthwise  and then into slices of approx. 0.5 cm. Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard, cumin and fennel seeds. Fry for 2-3 minutes until they begin to pop. Add the zucchini and cook, stirring occasionally, being careful that they do not stick to the pan. When the zucchini have softened slightly add the remaining spices and salt to taste. Continue cooking for approx. 4-5 minutes. The
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Monday December 30th, 2013

Mushrooms – peas curry

Mushrooms – peas curry
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For 3-4 servings: 250 g mushrooms, sliced 200 g peas (fresh or frozen) 3 tomatoes, chopped 2 tablespoons oil 2 cm ginger, peeled and chopped (or 1 teaspoon ginger powder) 1 teaspoon cumin seeds ½ teaspoon turmeric 2 tsp coriander powder chilli / chilli powder to taste Fresh cilantro for garnish (optional ) Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds . Fry them for 2-3 minutes , until they begin to pop. Add the ​​mushrooms and fry them, stirring occasionally (if you are using fresh peas then it will be added together with the mushrooms). If necessary add a tablespoon of water. When the mushrooms are slightly softened  add the tomatoes, ginger, coriander powder, chilli and
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