WILD MUSHROOM BIRYANI

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3609 (Serves 5)   Ingredients: For the rice: 2 and half cups par-boiled rice 2-3 bay leaves 4 cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 2 pinch of grated nutmeg 5 green cardamoms 3-4 mace strands 5 cups water salt For the birista: 3 large onions sliced 4 tbsp oil For the mushroom gravy:[…]

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MARINATED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOMS WITH PECORINO CHEESE

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3508 (Serves 6)   Ingredients:  6 large Portobello mushrooms each 12-15cm in diameter 40 g Fresh breadcrumbs 1 tbsp finely chopped flat-leaf (Italian) parsley 150 g Pecorino, Asiago or Parmesan-style cheese, grated coarse sea salt freshly ground Black pepper marinade: 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar[…]

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GIANT BUTTER BEAN STEW

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3482 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 4 x 235g cans organic butter beans or 500g dried butter beans 100ml Greek extra virgin olive oil 3 small red onions, finely sliced 2 large carrots, finely sliced 3 celery stalks with leaves, finely chopped 4 sundried tomatoes, sliced 1kg ripe tomatoes, skinned, deseeded and finely[…]

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SESAME PANEER WRAPS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3393 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 4 tbs chilli sauce 100g natural low fat yogurt 450g paneer, cut into cubes 100g sesame seeds 2 tbs sunfower oil 1 carrot, peeled and grated ½ cucumber, halved, deseeded and sliced into batons 2 little gem lettuces, shredded 4 small whole-wheat tortillas wraps, heated according to pack[…]

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ADDICTIVE AVO SMASH

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3373 (Serves 1)   Ingredients: ½ ripe avocado 2 cubes goat’s cheese pinch chilli flakes handful pumpkin seeds (pepitas) pinch sea salt and cracked black pepper 1 piece whole-wheat seeded low GI bread, toasted squeeze lemon juice   Method: Put the avocado and goat’s cheese into a bowl and mash using[…]

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CAULIFLOWER AND APPLE SOUP

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=3016 (Serves 10)   Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 50g tub margarine 200g onion, thinly sliced 700g cauliflower, very thinly sliced 2 apples, cored, peeled and diced 2 vegetable stock cubes 750ml milk 750ml water salt and freshly ground black pepper 8 tbs single cream, apple matchsticks and a few sprigs of thyme to[…]

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APPLE-MOZZARELLA QUESADILLAS

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2936 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 2 tbs olive oil 8 wholewheat flour tortillas 2 tbs dijon mustard 2 green onions, thinly sliced (1⁄3 cup) 1 large red apple, cored, quartered, and thinly sliced crosswise (2 cups) 3 cups shredded reduced fat mozzarella cheese   Method: Preheat an outdoor grill to high heat (220°C or higher)[…]

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VEGETARIAN PEACH AND MUSHROOM BURGER

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2272 (Serves 8)   Ingredients: 4 tbs olive oil, plus extra for brushing 1 tsp rosemary (leaves only), chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 4 tbs lemon juice 8 large portabello mushrooms 2 ripe avocados 4 baby plum tomatoes, roughly chopped 8 ripe peaches (or nectarines) 8 brioche buns 125g mozzarella,[…]

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LEEK CANNELONI

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=2159 (Serves 4)   Ingredients: 4-6 leeks, depending on size ½ bunch of spinach leaves, well washed and chopped 200g ricotta cheese cooking spray ¼ cup oat bran ¾ cup white cheddar cheese   Method: Pre-heat the oven to 160C/140C Fan/Gas 4. Wash leeks and trim off the tough, leafy tops[…]

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CHARGRILLED VEGETABLE SALAD

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=1976 (Serves 6)   Ingredients: 2 red peppers 3 tbs olive oil 1 tbs red wine vinegar 1 small garlic clove, crushed 1 red chilli, deseeded, finely chopped 1 aubergine, cut into 1cm rounds 2 red onions, sliced about 1½ cm thick but kept as whole slices 6 plump sundried[…]

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EGGPLANT PARMESAN WITH A CRISP BREAD CRUMB TOPPING

http://yummiberry.co.za/?p=1638 Ingredients: 3 tbs extra-virgin olive oil extra oil for frying 1 onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, very finely chopped 2 cans whole, peeled Italian tomatoes, drained salt and freshly ground pepper 8 medium eggplants, cut lengthwise 1cm thick 3 tbs coarsely chopped basil 450g lightly salted fresh buffalo[…]

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