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BAKED POLENTA CHIPS WITH PARMESAN AND OREGANO

Eleanor Ozich DINNER VEGETARIAN VIVA COLUMN WHOLESOME BAKING

BAKED POLENTA CHIPS WITH PARMESAN AND OREGANO

These golden polenta chips are dusted in smoked paprika and roasted until crisp. A dip of some sort is quite necessary, such as a simple, homemade aioli. Thick, greek yoghurt flecked with fresh herbs and a little lemon zest is another idea. 4 cups good quality chicken or vegetable stock1½ cups finely ground polenta½ cup grated parmesan2 Tbsp butterA large handful of oregano, finely chopped2 Tbsp smoked paprikaFlaky sea saltOlive oil for drizzling Line a large slice tin or square dish with baking paper, then set aside. Bring the stock to a soft boil, then add the polenta in a steady stream,...

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THE BEST NUT BUTTER BANANA BREAD

Eleanor Ozich BREAKFAST SWEET DELIGHTS WHOLESOME BAKING

THE BEST NUT BUTTER BANANA BREAD

Scented with vanilla, this banana breads is fragrant and nutty with a soft, moist crumb. The almond batter is sweetened with rapadura sugar, and has a deep caramel flavour. Slice thickly, and  lather in pure butter. An indulgent breakfast or mid morning treat. I've made this recipe at least once a week for the last three years, and I still find it crazy-delicious. I hope you will to! 1/3 cup unsalted butter, or coconut oil, melted3 ripe bananas1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1/2 cup rapadura, muscovado or coconut sugar4 free-range eggs1 teaspoon baking soda1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar1/2 cup nut butter (I...

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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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CRUMBLE WITH TAMARILLOS POACHED IN RED WINE

Eleanor Ozich BREAKFAST SWEET DELIGHTS VIVA COLUMN WHOLESOME BAKING

CRUMBLE WITH TAMARILLOS POACHED IN RED WINE

  The loveliness of tamarillo eludes some people, although when sweetened with honey and poached in a light syrup of red wine, orange and star anise, the result is meltingly tender, and perfectly tangy. This is quite wonderful when spooned over thick, greek yoghurt, or topped with a buttery crumble and baked until bubbling. Find the recipe in this weeks column for VIVA. x Eleanor

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LIMITED SIGNED COPIES, GET IN QUICK!

Eleanor Ozich SWEET DELIGHTS WHOLESOME BAKING

LIMITED SIGNED COPIES, GET IN QUICK!

To those of you who have been asking, I was unable to get my hands on any more copies of My Petite Kitchen as they are all sold out across the country, but I do have a small box left of Sweet Delights and My Family Table. If you've been thinking of buying a special signed copy, now is your chance! because once they're gone, they're gone folks! Order online here. x Eleanor

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