Tag: beans and lentils

truffled fava puree

truffled fava puree

If you have ever had the good luck to eat at Maha, you have probably tasted the truffled fava puree. I have eaten it each time I have been there, and though it may not look like much, it packs a delicious punch of flavour that makes 

chickpea and roasted sweet potato salad with a thai coconut dressing

chickpea and roasted sweet potato salad with a thai coconut dressing

It is summer time, so my thoughts have naturally turned to salads. I love salads that are a whole meal. Don’t get me wrong, I’m fine with green salads, but I tend to think of them as a side dish, rather than the main event. This is 

no soak beans

no soak beans

I have to admit I’ve gotten lazy about cooking beans. Part of the trouble with cooking beans from scratch is all that washing, soaking, discarding of water and cooking involved. Mine usually boil over on the stove as well, making an atrocious mess. Add to 

roasted vegetable frittata

roasted vegetable frittata

Another week and another triumph for the ever wonderful chick pea flour. This time I’ve made a chickpea flour and roasted vegetable frittata. It is wonderful. Sometimes vegan replacement foods can be a disappointment. But this is not. Chickpea flour batter is so fabulous as an egg replacement