LEMON RISOTTO with GRILLED MAHI MAHI

This is the first time I’ve served risotto with fish and it was a dreamy creamy tasty treat.  Just a hint of lemon in the risotto, some extra lemon splashed on the mahi mahi.  Perfect combination! LEMON RISOTTO with GRILLED MAHI MAHI what you will need for 4 servings 1 garlic clove, smashed and minced 1/4 cup chopped onion 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 cup […]

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LEMON THYME STEEL CUT OATS ‘RISOTTO’

Oats for supper? Absolutely… although at first I thought it a sacrilege to mess with one of my favourite dishes – risotto. Apparently it isn’t as unusual as I first thought. There are many recipes replacing rice with steel cut oats or pin head oats as it is sometimes called. I gathered together all my usual risotto ingredients, heated the broth and proceeded…. …after a […]

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TABBOULEH

When I made the Chicken Tagine (link to recipe here) spooned over a mound of fluffy couscous the other night I remembered how much I enjoy tabbouleh salad. It’s fresh tasting, healthy and a great warm weather addition to any grilled meal. Couscous is so easy to prepare (equal amounts of couscous and boiling water , cover for 5 minutes, fluff with a fork and […]

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LENTIL & BROWN RICE PUDDING

LENTIL a & BROWN RICE PUDDING (yields 4 cups) 2 cups cooked French lentils 2 cups cooked brown rice 2 cups coconut milk 3 generous tbsp Agave syrup or honey Pinch sea salt 1/2 tsp ground cardamon 1/2 cup roughly chopped dried apricots (about 15) 1/2 cup slivered almonds Whipped cream for topping (try adding a pinch of ground cardamon when whipping the cream) In a […]

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TEFF, RED LENTIL & BULGAR STEW

I’m all about trying new things especially when it comes to reducing consumption of animal protein so when I found a bag of Teff at our local market a while ago, I thought it worth a try. Lots of positive advantages: quick cooking (less fuel used) easy to store (takes up very little space, no refrigeration required) good nutritional profile (gluten-free, good source of iron, […]

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COCONUT & LIME BARLEY BREAKFAST PUDDING

Now that I have added a little pressure cooker to our galley repertoire, I thought I would try a variation of my Apricot Brown Rice Pudding for breakfast. In the past I would have brought cooked brown rice onboard but I can now prepare it on the boat in the pressure cooker in 15 minutes. For this recipe though I used barley. COCONUT & LIME […]

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