Barilla legume pasta

Product review: Barilla legume pasta

The well-known Italian pasta brand recently launched the Barilla legume pasta range. Similarly to other products in the market, their range is made with 100% legume flour, making it gluten-free and high fibre. Barilla legume pasta The range includes chickpea casarecce (rustic twisted shapes), red lentil penne (tubes) and red lentil rotini (spirals). I have…Continue reading Product review: Barilla legume pasta

roasted beetroot goat's cheese and pistachio salad

Recipe: Roasted beetroot, goat’s cheese and pistachio salad

Call it classic or call it cliche, beetroot and goat’s cheese are meant to be together. This roasted beetroot, goat’s cheese and pistachio salad is great for sharing or eaten as a main meal with a little extra protein. Good options include eggs (your way), lentils, tuna, salmon (smoked or canned) and grilled chicken. If…Continue reading Recipe: Roasted beetroot, goat’s cheese and pistachio salad

Strawberry, rosemary and pistachio parfait

Recipe: Strawberry, rosemary and pistachio parfait

If you don’t have a super sweet tooth (like me, wink wink) this strawberry, rosemary and pistachio parfait might be the perfect dessert for you. It is not only a looker but also super easy to make. This treat is gluten-free, vegetarian-friendly and super healthy. You’ll get calcium, protein and probiotics from the yoghurt, vitamin…Continue reading Recipe: Strawberry, rosemary and pistachio parfait

Garbanzos con acelga y chorizo

Recipe: Garbanzos con acelga y chorizo (chickpeas with silverbeet and chorizo)

Last week I posted a recipe for the “regular” version of garbanzos con acelga (see recipe here). Garbanzos con acelga y chorizo is a tasty variation which includes the popular Spanish sausage for the meat eaters out there. Before you start, a few notes on ingredients: Chorizo sausages can be fresh or dried, you can…Continue reading Recipe: Garbanzos con acelga y chorizo (chickpeas with silverbeet and chorizo)

garbanzos con acelga

Recipe: Garbanzos con acelga (chickpeas with silverbeet)

Garbanzos con acelga (chickpeas with silverbeet) is a traditional Spanish stew. This recipe is gluten-free, high in fibre and vegan if you use vegetable stock. Like many other dishes from Spain, this one has been adopted and adapted in Peruvian cuisine. We tend to make it with ají panca instead of tomato paste, and serve…Continue reading Recipe: Garbanzos con acelga (chickpeas with silverbeet)