Appetisers

Baba Ganoush
Ingredients 3 aubergines 3 garlic cloves, crushed with a teaspoon of salt 1 lemon, juice only 2 tbsp tahini, cashew or peanut butter 3 tbsp olive oil black pepper, to taste 1 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley   Method Prick the aubergines with a fork. Grill until the skin is charred and blacked and the flesh feels soft when you press it (this will take approximately 15-20 minutes, turning halfway through cooking). Crush the garlic with the lemon j..
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Croquetas Bacalao
These are the most amazing croquetas with a really creamy finish and a gorgeous "full mouth" flavour.  For an additional flavour boost, serve with allioli to dip into mmmmmm   Ingredients   250  gr Salted cod, soaked for 24hrs with 4 change of water   30  gr Olive oil 2 tbl 150  gr Onion, fin..
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Mielie balls (aka Hush Puppies)
Ingredients     Flour, plain 1/2 cup     Mielie meal or polenta (not quick cook) 1 cup     Baking Powder 1 tbl     Sugar 1 tbl     Salt, sea 1 tsp   &n..
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Green Pea Hummous
Ingredients 400g frozen peas 1 garlic clove 2 tbsp almond butter or peanut butter 6 sprigs lemon thyme, leaves only Juice of ½ a lemon (put in half & taste) 1-2 tbsp olive oil 50g feta, crumbled (optional) Small pinch of chilli flakes (optional)   Method 1 Cook the peas in boiling water until tender, stirring o..
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Onion bhajia
Not the usual onion bhajis, these bhajia are light, crispy and utterly tasty!   Ingredients 120 gr Gram flour   30 gr Rice flour   15 gr Ghee or butter, melted  1 tbl 10 gr Lemon, JUICE ONLY 1/4 lemon     T..
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Falafels
Falafels or dahi vada - call them what you will - but they are an amazingly tasty appetisers or part of a meal served with salad and yoghurt in a wrap.   Ingredients 250 gr Chickpeas, dried   80 gr Onion, finely chopped (½ cup / 80 g in total) 1/2 medium 10 gr Garlic, crushed 1 clove 5 ..
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Hummous
This is a really tasty hummous, healthy and very quick to make (about 10 minutes).  Serve as a dip or spread on bread, as part of a sandwich filling or with vegetables cut into sticks (crudites). Calorie Count   Total recipe 100gr kCal 841 177 Carbs 92 19 Fat 39 8 Protein 30 6 ..
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Spanakopita
Served warm or at room temperature, these beautifully crispy, flavourful pies make a great snack, appetiser or starter.  This recipe will make 16 square or 26 triangular pies. Ingredients 500 gr Spinach, baby leaves   125 gr Olive oil 1/2 cup 300 gr Onions, chopped   25 gr Fre..
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