Entries tagged zucchini

February 17th, 2014

Dhansak dhal

For the first time in my life, I now own a coffee grinder which can also grind spices. After coming across this recipe for Dhansak dhal I was really curious to try out making my own spice mixes. Dhansak is a traditional Parsi recipe – kind of a mix of Indian and Persian cuisine it seems […]

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May 9th, 2013

Zucchini, goats cheese and garlic pizza

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I used a hard dutch goat cheese for this pizza (because that’s what we had), and I experimented with using the flatbread dough recipe for the base. It was pretty good, mostly because of the toppings—loads of crushed garlic, cheese, and thinly sliced zucchini. The base was a little on the crispy side for my liking.

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December 11th, 2011

Zucchini fritters

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I tried making zucchini fritters for the first time the other day. I did my typical first-time-recipe-research-thingy of googling around for anything to do with “zucchini fritters”, reading all the recipes, seeing what I liked, then making something up that sounded about right. All the recipes included zucchini (of course), either grated or very thinly […]

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May 10th, 2011

Roast pumpkin with toasted almonds and olives, zucchini salad

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A vegetarian meal. The pumpkin and herbs were fresh from my Mum’s garden. I roasted the pumpkin with onion, garlic, and rosemary. For the salad – zucchini (cut with a peeler), lemon zest, parsley and some fresh tomato, plus some lemon juice and delicious olive oil that we bought in Spain. The toasted almonds and […]

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December 17th, 2010

Various mezze

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Roast baby carrots with lemon juice, cumin and paprika; pan fried asparagus; grilled zucchini with chilli flakes and coriander seeds; saucisson seche from La Parisienne Pates. The choice of vegetables was just what we had left in the fridge from a market trip last weekend. The combination of coriander seeds and chilli flakes on the […]

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November 18th, 2010

Spaghetti with zucchini, peas and lemon

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