Category Archives: Vegan

Spicy Eggplant – Made in the Mycook Premium

Spicy Eggplant – Made in the Mycook Premium   Spicy eggplant,  I had never eaten Indian style food till well into my thirties, and boy I did not know what I had been missing. The same goes for eggplants. I always thought of eggplants as a hot climate food and coming from the lower part of New Zealand. They were just not in my food that we ate. I am glad that I was introduced to eggplants and spices. They

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Pea and mushroom Risotto – made in the Mycook Premium

Pea and mushroom Risotto – made in the Mycook Premium   Risotto was always a dish that I heard about; I never had a taste of the risotto until I was 40 years old. Everyone always said it was too hard to make. Unless you were a chef. So maybe making it in the Mycook Premium is not the traditional way of making it. But it sure is an easy way of making it. This recipe is my take on

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Chickpea and Olive Dip

Chickpea and Olive Dip It is the time of year when dips are made, and demolished. When you need to feed the hungry masses or the unexpected guest, you need an easy, fast and moorish dish. And one that come from staples that are in your pantry at the ready. This recipe is made in my Mycook Premium or you can use a high-speed blender or food processor. For this dip you can use either tinned chickpeas, do rinse them

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Almond Milk

Almond Milk Almond milk is one of the easiest milks to make. When making any nut or seed milks, always soak the seeds or nuts to activate them. To start the sprouting process and the enzyme activity. I love eating soaked almonds and nuts, they are soft and kinda melt in the mouth. This recipe could be done in any high-speed blender or thermal mixer. I use a Mycook Premium for this recipe. Store almond milk in the refrigerator. The

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Dairy Free Chocolate Ice Cream

Dairy Free Chocolate Ice Cream When I was growing up, bananas were an exotic food. Mum would buy them once a month. Our groceries used to be delivered. And that was to the country back then. How times change. Anyhow moving on, when our groceries arrived they were packed into boxes which was quite often banana boxes. The bananas we got  were Chiquita brand from Ecuador. I used to love the smell of them, I still do. Ripe bananas have

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