Eggless Christmas Cupcakes
Feb26

Eggless Christmas Cupcakes

Ingredients • Self raising flour – 450g + Plain flour – 50g • Mixed dried fruits (I used a mixture of dates, apricots, prunes, cranberries, raisins, sultanas and cherries) – 350g • Dark brown sugar (such as muscavado) – 320g • Sparkling water – 250ml • Chopped pecans – 80g • Ground almonds – 100g • Baking soda – 1 tsp • Baking powder – 2 tsp • Ground mixed spice (cloves, nutmeg,...

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Shredded mango and Coconut Chutney
Dec24

Shredded mango and Coconut Chutney

Green mango makes delicious raw or cooled raw or cooked chutney. In this much loved South Indian variation, the rock-hard type is preferred. On the other hand, in the North fruit just short of ripe is favored. Use whatever is to your liking and convenient. The peppery orange-lime dressing beautifully sets off the near tart mango and sweet coconut –dried fruit mixture. This textured, nearly raw chutney has a character similar to...

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Beans-Sprouts and Fruit Salad
Feb24

Beans-Sprouts and Fruit Salad

  Ingredients • Bean sprouts – 1 cup • Baby tomatoes – 8 • Oranges – 2 • Pineapple – 2 slices • Mango (ripe) – 1 • Apple – 1 • Peach – 1 • Apricots – 6 • Lettuce leaves – 6 • Olive oil – 4 tbsp • Balsamic vinegar – 1 tbsp • Salt – To taste • Peppercorns (freshly ground) – ½ tsp...

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Birchermuesli
Sep19

Birchermuesli

  Ingredients: • Rolled oats (not instant) soaked in 1 cup of water overnight – 2/3 cup   • Lemon juice – 1½  • Unwaxed apples – 4  • Each of freshly ground almonds and hazelnuts – 4 tbsp • Yogurt – 2/3 cup  • Honey – 4 tbsp • Fresh seasonal fruits like peaches, apricots, bananas, melons or mango, sliced...

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Energy Balls
Aug17

Energy Balls

  Ingredients •½ cup dried dates •½ cup dried figs •¼ cup dried cranberries •¼ cup dried apricots •½ cup almonds or cashew nuts •1 tbsp sesame seeds •1 tsp orange zest, optional •1 tbsp honey or brown sugar** Preparation Chop all dried fruits and nuts into small pieces. Place all ingredients, except honey in the blender and mix them well. Pour the mixture...

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