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LITTLE GOLDEN OAT BISCUITS

Eleanor Ozich SNACKS & STARTERS SWEET DELIGHTS WHOLESOME BAKING

LITTLE GOLDEN OAT BISCUITS

These little honey-coloured oat biscuits are mercifully less sweet than the majority of biscuits. A touch spice or zest could work nicely with the delicate coconut notes, making them perfect for tucking into the children’s lunch boxes.  1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1 1/4 cups spelt or buckwheat flour 2/3 cup rapadura or coconut sugar 1/3 cup desiccated coconut 1 free range egg 115g melted unsalted butter 1/2 teaspoon baking soda a pinch of sea salt  Pre–heat the oven to 170°C and line a tray with baking paper. Add all ingredients to a mixing bowl, and mix until well incorporated....

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DECADENT CHOCOLATE FUDGE BARS

Eleanor Ozich SNACKS & STARTERS SWEET DELIGHTS VEGAN

DECADENT CHOCOLATE FUDGE BARS

Chocolate lovers! here's a quick, decadent recipe you might like to try and share with your friends. Combine the following ingredients in to a food processor: 1/2 cup melted coconut oil or unsalted butter, 1 cup pitted medjool dates, 1/4 cup coconut cream or cream, 1 cup cocoa or cacao, 1/2 cup ground almonds, 2 tsp vanilla extract, and a pinch of sea salt. Process for twenty seconds or so, then press the mixture in to a loaf tin lined with baking paper. Pop in the fridge or freezer to set for at least two hours, slice in to bars,...

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CINNAMON BAKED PEARS

Eleanor Ozich ENTERTAINING SNACKS & STARTERS SWEET DELIGHTS VEGAN WHOLESOME BAKING

CINNAMON BAKED PEARS

    Here's a simple recipe for gently spiced pear chips, enhanced by a sprinkle of sweet, musky cinnamon, and baked until crisp. There are several good things you might want to consider eating alongside your chips; a sharp, salty cheese such as blue vein, or a gentler, creamy cheese is pleasing too. Or if you prefer, these crunchy little chips are of course, a satisfyingly delicious snack all by themselves. I've shared the recipe in this week's column for Viva. x Eleanor

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GRILLED STONEFRUIT KEBABS

Eleanor Ozich ENTERTAINING SNACKS & STARTERS SWEET DELIGHTS

GRILLED STONEFRUIT KEBABS

Photos by Greta Kenyon, for My Family Table Although autumn has arrived, there's still plenty of warmth in the air, and an abundance of late summer produce to make use of. Today, I share a recipe for grilled fruit kebabs, a lovely way to enjoy the last of the gloriously sweet stonefruit. Peaches, apricots and nectarines are sliced in half, and threaded on to a bamboo sticks, the fruit is then painted in a syrup of lemon, maple and coconut oil, and grilled until succulent and caramelised.  The recipe, incidentally, also works beautifully with plums or figs. 1/4 cup maple syrup1/4 cup melted...

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GUACAMOLE WITH A SECRET INGREDIENT

Eleanor Ozich ENTERTAINING SNACKS & STARTERS VEGETARIAN

GUACAMOLE WITH A SECRET INGREDIENT

Have you ever added sauerkraut to your guacamole? It's sound s a little strange, but I can assure you, it isn't. The richness of the avocado marries beautifully with the intriguing texture of the cabbage. If you give it a go, I'd love to hear what you think in the comments? Eleanor x

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