Tag: cooking

CHICKPEA QUINOA SOUP

CHICKPEA QUINOA SOUP

  This veggie soup is hearty and sticks to your bones on a cold winter’s day. I make a lot of soups in the winter and this is one of my go-to lunches. The chickpeas and quinoa go well together. I use a few can […]

BERBERE SPICED LAMB WITH ORANGE COUSCOUS

BERBERE SPICED LAMB WITH ORANGE COUSCOUS

  This is not the traditional Ethiopian dish by any stretch of the imagination. I’m using the berbere spice which is spicy and aromatic and gives the meat such depth of flavour. But using more of an osso bucco method for cooking it. The couscous […]

ORZO FRITTATA WITH SMOKED TURKEY

ORZO FRITTATA WITH SMOKED TURKEY

  I’m always looking for quick and easy lunch options that are tasty, carry well and can be eaten at room temperature – and of course healthy. This frittata meets all the requirements. I make a dish of this on sunday and portion it out. […]

THAI SPICED PUMPKIN SOUP

THAI SPICED PUMPKIN SOUP

  I had left over pumpkin puree from thanksgiving and decided to make a spicy soup with it. This is quick and easy and can be frozen for future meals. 1 litre organic chicken stock 2 cups pumpkin purée 2 tbsp. red curry paste 1/4 […]

CHAI SPICED GRANOLA BARS

CHAI SPICED GRANOLA BARS

  To me, granola bars are the perfect snack. They carry well, are sweet and tasty, and you can make a batch of them and they last for two weeks in the fridge. I always have one in my bag, and I keep a container […]

MEATBALLS STUFFED WITH MOZZARELLA

MEATBALLS STUFFED WITH MOZZARELLA

  This is a great appetizer for the holidays. It takes a little work to make, but the end result is totally worth it. These can be made in advance so the day you’re entertaining you can warm them up and concentrate on other things. […]

MOROCCAN BEEF STEW WITH CHICKPEAS

MOROCCAN BEEF STEW WITH CHICKPEAS

  I found a spice mix called Ras el Hanout. It’s a Moroccan mix that has cinnamon, turmeric, red chili flakes, coriander, ginger, anise, allspice, paprika flakes, long pepper, cumin, nutmeg, white pepper, caraway, nigella seeds, cardamom, mace, galangal, fenugreek, red rose petals, cloves, spearmint […]