Courgette Panini

Courgette Panini

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Category : FOOD

  • 1 large courgette, about 1 pound
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 baguette, about 24-inches long
  • 4 ounces Swiss cheese, thinly sliced
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives, finely chopped
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Key Lime Cheesecake

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Category : FOOD

  • For the coconut crust
  • 1 1/2 cups sweetened desiccated coconut
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1 large egg white, room temperature
  • For the cheesecake base
  • 3 250g tubs cream cheese, room temperature
  • 300ml sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tbsp finely grated lime zest
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large whole eggs, room temperature
  • 1 large egg yolk, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • For the lime curd
  • 2 large whole eggs
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp finely grated lime zest
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • For the topping
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp instant skimmed milk powder
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries, for garnish
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Healthier Dauphinoise Potatoes

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  • Olive oil spray
  • 3 pounds yellow potatoes, unpeeled, sliced into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 cups cold milk (1 percent low-fat)
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large or 2 small sprigs thyme
  • 1 3/4 cups grated Gruyere cheese (6 ounces)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
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Whole-Grain Waffles

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  • 1 (1/4-ounce) package active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water (105 to 110 degrees)
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 cups whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1/8 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt
  • Cooking spray for a waffle iron
  • Maple syrup, for serving
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Broccoli and Orzo Casserole

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  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus 1 tablespoon melted and more for greasing dish
  • Salt
  • 1 cup dry orzo pasta
  • 6 cups broccoli florets (about 12 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 small onion, diced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Havarti
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan, or vegetarian alternative
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
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Toasted Israeli Couscous with Vegetables

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Category : FOOD

  • 225g Israeli couscous
  • Salt
  • 12 spears asparagus, grilled and cut into 1/2-cm pieces
  • 1 courgette, halved, grilled and cut into 2 1/2-cm pieces
  • 1 yellow squash, halved, grilled and cut into 2 1/2-cm pieces
  • 2 large red peppers, grilled, peeled and diced into bite-size pieces
  • 40g kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil leaves
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Lemon-balsamic vinaigrette
  • For the lemon-balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp aged balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 190ml extra-virgin olive oil
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Spicy Veggie Bean Burgers

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Category : FOOD

  • 60ml olive oil
  • 3 tbsp diced red onion
  • 2 tbsp diced black olives
  • 2 tbsp diced red peppers
  • 1 tsp diced jalapeno
  • 1 1/2 tbsp diced garlic
  • 1 tbsp diced artichoke
  • 110g tin black beans, drained
  • 110g tin white beans, drained
  • 110g tin chickpeas, drained
  • 225g rolled oats
  • 1/2 tsp Hungarian paprika
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbp minced fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp celery salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground sage
  • 2 tbsp seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg 
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Pau Bhaji

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Category : FOOD

  • 1 large potato (230g), peeled and cubed into 1 inch chunks
  • 1 carrot (100g), peeled, cubed into 2.5cm chunks
  • 1 medium sweet potato (180g), peeled, cubed into 2.5cm chunks
  • 200g fresh tomatoes, sliced into 2.5cm pieces
  • 200g cauliflower, broken into florets
  • 1 red pepper (100g), sliced into 2.5cm pieces
  • 3 dried Kashmiri chillies (or hot red chillies)
  • 250ml water
  • 6 tbsps concentrated tomato puree
  • 1 tsp ground fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp ground green cardamom seeds
  • 1/4 tsp dried fenugreek (kasoori methi)
  • 1 tsp ground black cardamom seeds
  • 2 tsps garam masala
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tsps salt or to taste
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander seeds
  • 3 tbsps sunflower or vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion (200g), pureed
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp ginger, minced
  • 75g ghee
  • Handful chopped coriander
  • Handful chopped red onions to garnish
  • White bread rolls, sliced
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Black Bean and Corn Salad

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Category : FOOD

  • 4 ears corn, husks removed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 150g diced red peppers
  • 120g diced red onion
  • 60ml cider vinegar
  • 1 (425g) tin black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 5g minced garlic
  • 50g mangetout, julienned
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
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Provencal Summer Squash and Potato Gratin

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Category : FOOD

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash (about 8 ounces)
  • 1 medium courgette (about 8 ounces)
  • 1 small Yukon gold potato, about 4 ounces, scrubbed and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 small sweet onion, such as Vidalia, thinly sliced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary, leaves removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (1 1/2 ounces) freshly grated Manchego cheese
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