Rich, smoky, sweet, complex; this stew has it all.
Tag: chick peas
Moroccan-Style Squash & Chickpea Stew
A great and hearty meal to serve atop a bowl of rice: a mix of black and sweet brown rice makes for a particularly striking presentation.
Chickpea Puttanesca Soup
A hearty soup for cool and wet days.
Mixed White Bean and Chive Dip
The chives are up in the garden and in search of a bit of spring, this dip served warm with fresh vegetables, artisan crackers and a quick salad ushers in the first of the season we’ve seen up North.
While it’s nice to spend the day chopping, sautéing and simmering – sometimes you just want dinner on the table quickly and easily. But you don’t want it to taste like tin can beans and tomato sauce… Shortcut curry it is. While there are dozens of variations on the theme, this one works by jazzing…
Arugula-Pistachio Pesto Pasta
Arugula grows like a weed in the garden and there’s only so much salad that one can take. Luckily, it can be used in much the same way as spinach or basil, with an extra peppery punch that is. It can also bulk out pesto and combines beautifully with whatever herbs are fresh and in…
Riced Cauliflower Salad
When you’re home alone with the baby (or if you’re the only one in the house that eats vegetables), then a full head of cauliflower is a lot to get through. This salad is what happened as a result of wanting to save half a head of the stuff from certain doom as a compost…
Black Chana Hummus
The first thing I learnt to make in the kitchen was hummus. It only involved the use of the food processor, a can opener and a knife: no crapping up my Mother’s oven range, no splattering the walls with the side effects of an enthusiastically but inexpertly wielded egg-beater. It was a perfect compromise in her…