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MID WINTER IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE…
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Mid Winter Cooking: Caramelised Roasted Pumpkin Risotto
Mid Winter Cooking: A Beautiful Pumpkin Soup
Tag Archives: chickpeas
I have to say, chickpea flour is the best! So versatile, if I was to be marooned on a desert island, it is one of the pantry ingredients that I would take with me. From the beautiful farinata, to a stabliser in yoghurt curry, to crispy batters and fritter-like little dosas, they bring joy into the kitchen.
Going by different names, you may recognise it as Besan, or Gram Flour.
Two quick recipes today; whip them up in no time at all. We had a lovely Continue reading
I have to admit to a love of chickpeas and, through that, excitement at the various ways that the flour made from chickpeas is used. Chickpea Flour/ Besan / Gram Flour Chickpea flour is also called gram flour or besan. … Continue reading
Makhani is the Punjabi word for “buttery”, and this sure lives up to its name of Buttery Lentils! I had this in India at the Oberoi hotel in Bangalore and it was so very very good. Along with their dosa, it was one of my first great discoveries when I started travelling to India. Continue reading
One of the great discoveries while I was on holidays was Chickpea Porridge. I made it just because it intrigued me. Take some flour, ghee and milk. Cook. You have a very yummy custard like consistency. It sounds too good … Continue reading