Tag: #pesto

Cauliflower Coconut Soup with fresh fennel leaf and coriander pesto

‘This is my kind of meal.  I enjoyed every spoonful after our programme.  I will use the pesto of cashew and fresh coriander as a dip with poppadums tomorrow.  Try to keep the cauliflower soup as white as possible as the contrast is striking. I like to boil the onions and garlic for my soup rather than frying them.  The sweetness comes out and … Read More Cauliflower Coconut Soup with fresh fennel leaf and coriander pesto

Spaghetti with Basil, Feta and Roasted Chickpea Pesto

Today I am making a delicious new pesto using ingredients found in every Mediterranean kitchen. Basil is at the peak of its season right now and instead of pine nuts, I use roasted chickpeas and I am swapping the parmessan with feta. And you will need : A bunch of fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup roasted chickpeas 1/2 cup feta cheese, cut into small … Read More Spaghetti with Basil, Feta and Roasted Chickpea Pesto

Glorious flavors of July … Caper Pesto

Home grown mint and parsley cut just five minutes before blending with a bit of lemon juice and last season’s preserved capers given to me by the Mayor yesterday, to make the most heavenly caper pesto. These are the flavors that I love, and it is indeed one of the best things life has to offer to be able to eat such fresh food. … Read More Glorious flavors of July … Caper Pesto