Saturday, 9 November 2013

Revive Your Cooking Motivation With These Recipes...

After my recent recipe book shopping frenzy, i have found my new favourite cook books from Revive Cafe based in Auckland. Revive is vegetarian, healthy and full of goodness.  Many of their dishes are vegan, dairy free and gluten free. 

Two Favourites: 

Chewy Indonesian ice:

Makes 3- 1 cup servings

1 cup of brown ice
2 cups of water

1 spring onion
1 capsicum
1/4 cup currants
1/4 roasted peanuts
1/2 tsp chilli flakes or crushed chilli
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp curry powder
2 Tbsp of date puree o honey

Lemon dressing:
1/4 oil
1 clove garlic chopped or crushed
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp salt
2 Tbsp lemon juice

1. cook ice until tender and sticky
2. Chop the spring onions and capsicum finely
3. Combine the lemon dressing ingredients in a blender and blend
4. Combine all ingredients well in a big bowl

Spring Kumara Mingle:

Makes 6 - 1 cup servings:

2 large Kumara
1 Tbsp oil
400g can of red kidney beans (chickpeas is nice too)
1/4 cup Chermoula dressing (see below)
4 cups fresh spinach torn
1/2 tsp salt

1. Wash the kumara and chop into 2cm cubes leaving the skin on
2. Toss with oil on an oven tray. Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for around 15 minutes o until soft
3. Mix all ingredients in a bowl


Chemoula Dressing:

Makes 2 cups:

1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp cider vinegar
3 cloves garlic
2 Tbsp honey or date puree
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp ground turmeric
1 tsp crushed chilli
1 cup oil
1/4 room temp water
2 tsp cumin seeds (optional)

1. Select a blender, food processor or stick blender
2. Blend all ingredients (except oil, water and seeds)
3 While blending, slowly add oil and then add water at end until desired consistency is reached
4. Mix in cumin seeds


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