Baked Falafels (or chickpeas burgers)

Ingredients:

  • 2 cans of chick-peas
  • 1/2 cup of corn flour (or a little bit more)
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1/3 cup of fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon or lime
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of chilli powder
  • 1 TSP of sesame seeds

Pre heat the oven to 330F

Combine all the ingredients (except the lemon and sesame seeds) in a food processors and mix it until the everything is blended together. Then squeeze the lemon and keep mixing.

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When the mixture is solid enough to make small balls, you are ready to add the final ingredient. Place the mixture in a bowl, add the sesame seeds and mix it using a wooden spoon or your hands.

Prepare a baking tray with some baking paper on the tray and put a little bit of olive oil on top of the paper.

Start to make some falafel balls with your hands and place them on the baking tray and press the with your hands to form into patties. (If the mixture is sticky or sticking to your hands, dust your hands with flour.)

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With a brush, paint the patties with olive oil and bake them for 35-45 minutes until they become golden colour.

Enjoy, feel & eat!

@ramonsfoodsense

Black quinoa & cauliflower salad with carrot cream

Ingredients:

For the cream:

  • 2 medium sized carrots
  • 1 small sized potato
  • 1/2 zucchini
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 1 clove of garlic

For the salad:

  • 1 cups black quinoa
  • 1/2 cauliflower
  • 3 vine tomatoes
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 clove of garlic

 

Peal and slice the carrots, potato and zucchini. Put the oil in pot and fry the garlic until golden, add the vegetables and the salt and fry for 6-8 minutes.  Then the add water and white pepper and cook it slowly for around 30-40 minutes. After cooking as described, use a blender to cream or purée all together until you have a creamy body.

Wash and cut the cauliflower into small pieces and place them in baking tray, cover with aluminium foil and bake for around 20-35 minutes.

Roast the tomatoes separately with garlic, sea salt and squeeze 1/2 lemon on top.

Boil the quinoa with sea salt. When done, make rinse with cool water.

When everything is done, arrange all on big plate for a nice presentation in the following order – creating layers in the final two steps below:

  • Quinoa
  • Tomatoes (chopped)
  • Cauliflower
  • (And then mix them)
  • Cream
  • And some parsley or basil on top

 

Enjoy, feel & eat!

@ramonsfoodsense