All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘olive oil’

  • Spinach Salad With Strawberries and Nuts

    Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Nuts

    Leafy green vegetables like spinach have a delicate texture and provide more nutrients than most other food, especially when used fresh, steamed, or quickly boiled.  This salad is delicious. Serves 4 to 6. Ingredients 8 ounces fresh torn spinach or baby spinach 1 1/2 to 2 …

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  • Grilled Radicchio Salad Recipe

    Grilled Radicchio Salad

    Radicchio looks like a small head of red cabbage.  It’s actually not a cabbage, but a chicory, and it has a just slightly bitter, crisp taste.  Raw chopped radicchio you often find in packet salad mixes. But here’s the cool thing.  Radicchio is outstanding grilled. …

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  • Thyme Marinated Chicken

    Thyme Marinated Chicken

    Marinating budget-friendly chicken pieces in herb-laced lemon juice, white wine, and oil allows this flavorful thyme chicken recipe to stay juicy through the cooking process.  Make it a full meal by adding a fresh, garden salad, baguettes, and grilled fruit with creme fraiche. Ingredients 1kg …

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  • Warm Rocket salad

    Warm Rocket salad

    Warm rocket salad with red onions, Pancetta, Olive oil, Fresh Thyme,Pinenuts, Pinch of Salt, fresh Rocket leaves, Balsamic vinegar and Parmesan shavings. Ingredients 2 medium red onions 8 whole rashers Pancetta or smoked streaky bacon Olive oil 4 sprigs of Fresh Thyme or Marjoram 1/2 …

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  • Hummus

    Hummus with Parsley

    Delicious hummus can be served with Whole Wheat Pita Chips or to complement a variety of meals. Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans) drained and rinsed; or pre-cooked chickpeas 1/2 cup chopped parsley (pack parsley into half-cup measure, then chop in food processor) 1 teaspoon …

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  • Focaccia Bread

    Focaccia Bread

    Delicious Focaccia bread with herb oil.  You will need at least 24 hours because the dough stands overnight.  You can also use any combination of herbs like basil, parsley, oregano, tarragon, rosemary, thyme, coriander and sage. Ingredients for the Bread 5 cups bread flour 2 …

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  • Couscous salad

    Couscous salad

    Serves 2 Ingredients 2 to 2 1/2 cups cooked couscous 6 spring onions, chopped 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 cup cucumber, chopped 1/2 cup chickpeas pre-cooked or canned 1/2 cup chopped dried figs 1/2  cup chopped fresh parsley 1/3  cup chopped fresh mint 3/4 cup …

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  • Goats' cheese parcels

    Goats’ cheese parcels

    These pastries are wonderful and you can also create your own fillings.  To make these into Spinach cheese parcels add some chopped baby spinach leaves in with the cheese mixture. Ingredients 2-3 sheets buttered filo pastry olive oil 1 tsp thyme 1 tsp fresh Marjoram …

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  • Basil Pesto

    Babaroot’s Pesto recipe

    Ingredients 2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan-Reggiano cheese 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup pine nuts 3 medium sized garlic cloves Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Directions Combine the basil , pine nuts and garlic  …

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