Cauliflower recipes from Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi’s roasted whole cauliflower with creme fraiche: ‘This once-maligned vegetable is feted on dinner tables more or less everywhere.’ Photograph: Johanna Parkin for the Guardian. Food styling: Katie Giovanni   This article first appeared on theguardian.com. Whether it’s roasted, steamed, raw, baked, curried, pureed or boiled, there’s a cauliflower recipe to suit [...]

Cauliflower recipes from Yotam Ottolenghi2019-08-13T10:38:17+02:00

Garlic Butter Sautéed Broad Bean Tops

Broad bean tops can be tossed raw with salad or lightly steamed and served with light drizzle of olive oil OR you can get indulgent and make this delicate green as a gorgeous side dish using this recipe. serves 2 What You'll Need: 2 Handfuls of broad bean tops 1 Tbsp butter 1 tsp olive [...]

Garlic Butter Sautéed Broad Bean Tops2019-06-26T08:26:35+02:00

Green Herb Pesto Pasta

This recipe makes for an allergen-free, gloriously green pesto pasta sauce. You can of course go the traditional route by making pesto with pine nuts and parmesan. Serves 2 What You'll Need Large handful basil 3 Garlic cloves Handful of parsley 1 Lemon, juice Any pasta of your choice Olive oil Salt and freshly ground [...]

Green Herb Pesto Pasta2018-06-14T13:52:34+02:00

Winter Citrus Salad

What better way to celebrate the beautiful, bright citrus fruits of winter than in the creation of this salad. Plus the benefits of all the Vitamin C will keep you healthy and happy all through the cold months. Serves 2 What You'll Need 1 Orange 1 Grapefruit 2 Naartjies/Clementines 1 Red onion, finely sliced 1 [...]

Winter Citrus Salad2019-06-26T08:26:43+02:00

Sweet Potato Mini Pies in Yogurt Pastry

Serves 2 What You'll Need 1 Sweet Potato, chopped 1 Onion, finely chopped 1 Chilli, deseeded chopped 2 Garlic cloves, chopped 2 Tomatoes, chopped Handful coriander, chopped 1 Orange, zest and juice 140 g Buffalo Milk Yogurt Parsley sprig, chopped Olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp paprika 180g flour [...]

Sweet Potato Mini Pies in Yogurt Pastry2018-06-14T13:52:48+02:00

Cauliflower and Coconut Curry

This beautiful winter warmer celebrates the seasonal cauliflower. What You'll Need 1 Onion, sliced thinly 1 Clove garlic, sliced 1 Cauliflower, florets A few curry leaves 2 tsp mustard seeds 1 Red chilli, seeds removed, sliced Olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 x 400g tin coconut milk/cream Method Heat some olive oil in [...]

Cauliflower and Coconut Curry2018-06-14T13:53:30+02:00

Hassleback Sweet Potato with Chilli Honey

What You'll Need 2 Sweet potatoes 1-2 green cayenne chillies 2 Tbsp Honey Handful Oregano leaves Olive Oil Salt and coarsely ground pepper   Method Turn oven on to 200 degrees C. Slice the sweet potato downwards but not all the way through and pull apart slightly to make space in between each cut. Season [...]

Hassleback Sweet Potato with Chilli Honey2018-06-14T13:25:30+02:00

Caprese salad on Crostini

The Mediterranean climate in the The Western Cape often takes me back to summer days spent in Italy and seemingly never getting enough of 3 flavours: basil, tomato and mozzarella. This is such a great recipe as a starter, a picnic snack or a side dish with Chicken or Fish. The flavours are fresh, the [...]

Caprese salad on Crostini2016-11-14T12:58:37+02:00

Mexican Style BBQ Mielies

Coriander goes really well with this dish, adding that delicious peppery taste. However, if not available seasonally or your taste buds cringe at the thought of Coriander - try Parsley instead! If you have access to a braai or gas grill, just follow the same recipe below but cook your Mielies on the braai. What [...]

Mexican Style BBQ Mielies2016-11-14T12:54:47+02:00

Fennel, Cucumber and Cabbage Slaw

This crispy and refreshing salad is delicious served as a side dish for fish or chicken. Fennel is also such a wonderfully versatile ingredient -delicious cooked and raw, with a sweet licorice flavour and cabbage adds such a great crunch! Julienne = a french knife technique you can use to make your veggies look fancy! [...]

Fennel, Cucumber and Cabbage Slaw2016-11-02T11:38:25+02:00