Tag: #buckwheat

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Crustless Pumpkin Pie [egg free, gluten free, reduced sugar]

‘Pumpkins and squash can withstand our harsh summer heat and Halloween is a good reason to celebrate our autumn harvest. Surprisingly there are still a few in Catholic Malta who are reluctant to acknowledge the feast of Halloween, for the obvious reasons that it is associated with being anti-Christian or perhaps seen as another over-commercialised celebration that is not part of our heritage.   But carving … Read More Crustless Pumpkin Pie [egg free, gluten free, reduced sugar]

Kawlata Stew with Buckwheat

Traditionally a thick soup, I use smoked ham hock and the same ingredients to make this Kawlata stew and serve it with buckwheat. You will need: 1 smoked ham hock [xikel], cut into 3 chunks 3 rashers bacon, finely chopped 1 large onion, finely sliced 1 clove garlic, finely chopped small piece of shredded cabbage (optional) 1/4 medium cauliflower 1 zucchini 100g carrots 250g … Read More Kawlata Stew with Buckwheat

Kale, buckwheat and mint salad

 Kale is now grown locally at is easily available in many vegetable shops and supermarkets. For the salad you will need: ¼ cup raw buckwheat 1 tbsp olive oil 1 bunch kale 2 tbsp chopped mint, plus some extra leaves for garnish 1 tbsp grated pecorino cheese 1 tbsp pecan nuts 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice Salt and pepper Heat the olive oil over medium heat, add the buckwheat … Read More Kale, buckwheat and mint salad

Gluten Free Date Bars with Buckwheat

Like most of my recipes, this is an easy straightforward one … I loved these Gluten Free Date Bars with Buckwheat when I made them at Le Meridien last week and I am making them again today at home. They are very moist and soft yet the cake does not crumble when you cut it provided you let it cool completely. I topped the … Read More Gluten Free Date Bars with Buckwheat