Category Archives: Savoury Recipes

Arugula, Watercress, Avocado and Goat Cheese Salad with Pomegranate Molasses

Arugula, Watercress, Avocado and Goat Cheese Salad with Pomegranate Molasses

Last year was the first time I had ever bought pomegranate molasses. When I was at the Pike Place Market in Seattle, I happened upon a market stall called The Souk, and I spied the unprepossessing bottle sitting on the shelf with it’s brownish coloured contents. Although I’d never tasted it before, I had a… Continue Reading

Chili-Style Black-Eyed Peas

Chili-Style Black-Eyed Peas

I haven’t seen very many recipes using Black-Eyed Peas, and I’m not really sure why, because they’re just as tasty and healthful as other legumes, and they cook in less time than most other types of beans. I’ve been making a vegetarian chili type of dish for years, using a mixture of black and kidney… Continue Reading

Einkorn Flour Sandwich Bread

Einkorn Flour Sandwich Bread

The first time I noticed einkorn flour at the grocery store, I just assumed it was like spelt; another ancient grain wheat variation. After a bit of research, I discovered that it is, in fact, wheat – however, it is the original wheat, the grain that existed before being hybridized by humans. According to information… Continue Reading

Panisse

Panisse

Yet another chickpea flour recipe! This recipe, also popular in France, originally hails from Italy; I was surprised to learn that chickpeas have been eaten in the Mediterranean area since at least 7000 BC: “Chickpea, one of the oldest cultivated pulses in the Near East. Chickpeas were grown in Palestine by 8000 BC. They had… Continue Reading

Chickpea Crackers {gluten-free}

Chickpea Crackers {gluten-free}

Once I discovered how much I liked the flavour of socca, I started wondering what other things could be made with chickpea flour…such as crackers. I’d had store-bought chip-like things before made with chickpeas, which were really tasty, so I imagined it could probably work, but these chip things had other types of flours in… Continue Reading

Socca Pizza {gluten-free}

Socca Pizza {gluten-free}

I have a slight obsession with socca, the flatbread made from chickpea flour. There’s something really satisfying about chickpea flour used in this way – it’s somewhat bread-like, but not in the dry, puffy sort of way. The socca has a unique, and as Shane observed, almost potato chipish flavour; my favourite part is the… Continue Reading