All posts tagged: peas

Summer kraut nut avocado salad

It‘s time to mix and match and celebrate plenty. For a laid back Sunday, I decided to prepare this meal-filling salad that basically contains EVERYTHING you need meanwhile having character! What, I mean you will see – just take a look on the ingredient list. Or take a look of the picture I took of the ingredients: For 3 people you need: 1 rather small (but not too small – see pic) pointed cabbage 3 longitudonal flesh tomatos (if questions just take a look at the pic) 200g fresh peas (peel them yourself – see pic) 6 red spring onions 1 avocado 200g walnuts 100g hemp seeds 1 and ½ lemons Hemp oil Olive oil Caraway powder Salt & black pepper Optional: 1 red carrot So, cruel things first: I wanted to use the red carrot as a topping (to add last to the salad). But, I could not since a squirrel ate it. The essence of the story: don‘t store red carrots on your balcony or terrace. First the squirrel marked it with its …

Basic recipe for sweet lupin beans or kernies

Sweet lupin is a legume that only slowly enters the market as human food. Mostly, it is turned into flour first and than used as an additive for a variety of dishes (example recipes can be found here, here, and here). A drawback is that in comparison to its legume relatives, its tastes are rather plain. Therefore, traditional dishes with bitter lupines have them soaked in tasty mixtures of oil and garlic. Prepared in these ways the luipine bean excelles due to its ability to soak in flavours of its surroundings. And, it is this property one should aim to exploit when preparing sweet lupin bean. This method is also easily reproducible with sweet lupines. Cook them (after 2h soaking) for 20-30min in salt water and cover them with a mixture of olive oil, plenty of garlic and some lemon juice. Leave the lupines to soak in the flavours for 2h more hours and serve as a salad with plenty of parsley and onion. In general, the bean will soak in the flavours of any …