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Carrot Chickpea Dip & Soccas

Carrot Chickpea Dip & Soccas

By Chef Ana Ortiz   CARROT CHICKPEA DIP This hummus-like dip is great on everything. I particularly love it on avocado toast with some fermented veggies on top but if you want to serve it like the picture above, on a little soccas (chickpea pancakes) with a kale and feta cheese, the recipe is also below. For really great socca make sure you make the super simple batter at least 1 hour before making them so the flour has time to hydrate.   INGREDIENTS 5-6 cloves garlic 3 large carrots, cut into pieces 1/2 cup olive oil 1 can chickpeas    METHOD...

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Pineapple Jam

Pineapple Jam

This simple recipe makes the most delicious pineapple jam. I love it on toast with ricotta or swirled in a little plain yogurt. 

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Buckwheat Manchego Gougères

Buckwheat Manchego Gougères

These gougères are not quite as hollow and crispy as traditional ones made with all-purpose flour. They are a cross between a French gougère, a Brazilian pão de queijo, and a Venezuelan almojábana. They make a great afternoon snack with a schmear of compound butter (as pictured), and are an extra tasty roll for soup. 

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Grilled Halloumi with Cucumber & Green Grapes

Grilled Halloumi with Cucumber & Green Grapes

A salty, crunchy, tangy, and herbaceous salad that is super quick to put together.

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