appetizers · no-bake recipe

Beetroot-Cured Salmon Canapés

beetroot-cured-salmon-canapes-9077I mentioned in an earlier post that I wanted to try the beetroot-cured salmon recipe from a new cookbook. The contrast of color is visually impressive and love the subtle sweet earthy flavor from the beetroot. The recipe itself is easy but you need to prepare the salmon at least two to three days before consuming. When buying salmon use the freshest of fish, sushi grade if possible and plan to start the curing process the same day. Continue reading “Beetroot-Cured Salmon Canapés”

no-bake recipe · store cupboard

Honey Mustard Salad Dressing | For your Store Cupboard

Honey Mustard Salad Dressing-2We eat a fair amount of salads so it’s handy to make extra salad dressing and store it in the refrigerator for further use. This creamy home-made honey mustard dressing keeps well and sure tastes better than the bottled kind. Adding honey sweetens the dressing and you can decide to add more or less depending on your taste. Most likely you already have the necessary ingredients stocked in your kitchen. Continue reading “Honey Mustard Salad Dressing | For your Store Cupboard”

no-bake recipe · posts · sweets and chocolates

Energy Date Bites and Pollination of the Date Palm

Enegry Date BitesAlthough we enjoy dates as they are, there are times when I whizz some in a food processor along with other ingredients and make energy date bites. Great for snacking on and perfect for those in the household into sports and heavy training sessions that need fuel on the go. Keeping the ingredients on the healthier side, these naturally sweet date bites include chia seeds ,oatmeal, almond butter and pistachio nuts. These little morsels of goodness would also make great homemade gifts for athletes that you know. But for me… I will enjoy mine with an espresso or arabic coffee. Continue reading “Energy Date Bites and Pollination of the Date Palm”