Archive for September, 2010

Bean And Pumpkin Rosotto

Ingredients : 2 3/4lb (500g) dried large white kidney beans or butter beans 21b (900g) pumpkin flesh (net peeled trimmed weight) 2 vegetable or chicken stock cubes 1 small onion, peeled and finely chopped 21/2 fl oz (70g) butter 1 lb (500g) long-grain rice 31/2fi oz (100 ml) dry vermouth or dry white white 5 [...]

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Aubergines Turkish Style

Ingredients 2 long, thin aubergines, each weighing approx. 14 oz (400g) 4 medium-sized onions 4 small green peppers green chilli pepper approx. PA lb (600g) large ripe tomatoes 4 large cloves garlic, peeled 2tsp chopped parsley 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2tsp caster sugar salt and pepper Preparation Rinse the aubergines and cut off both [...]

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Aubergines Japanese Style

Ingredients 4 round medium-sized aubergines Wasabi powder (Japanese horseradish) 4 tbsp grated yamaimo (Chinese yam) 2 tbsp white sesame seeds Japanese light soy sauce Preparation Preheat the oven to 400°F (200 °C) mark 6. Rinse the aubergines and place on the centre shelf of the oven to bake for about 30 minutes or until tender, [...]

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Aubergine Mock Pizzas

Ingredients 2 large, round aubergines 2 medium-sized tins tomatoes 3 oz (80g) grated Parmesan cheese 1 mozzarella cheese oregano extra-virgin olive oil butter salt and pepper Preparation Preheat the oven to 400°F (200 °C) mark 6. Oil two shallow baking sheets or trays. Cut off both ends of the aubergines, rinse and dry. Cut into [...]

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Aubergine Cutlets With Tomato Relish

Ingredients : 1 very large firm aubergine 2 eggs 3-4 oz (80-120g) fine, dry breadcrumbs light olive oil salt and pepper For the relish: 2 ripe tomatoes pinch oregano 4 basil leaves 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil salt and pepper Garnish with: basil leaves Preparation : First make the [...]

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Aubergine And Mint Raita

Ingredients : 11/2b (600 g) white or purple aubergines 1 large spring onion generous 1 pint (600 Inl) low-fat natural or Greek yoghurt 1 large sprig mint small mint leaves Serve with: curry Preparation : Set up the steamer ready for cooking the vegetables. Trim and peel the aubergines, cut the flesh into 3/4-in (2-cm) [...]

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