Chickpea and Butternut Squash Casserole


This recipe – is my discovery of the year to date. And for sure it will take a place in the end of the year top-20

Time of preparation: 60 minutes Difficulty: Easy
  • Onion______1
  • Garlic______2 cloves
  • Leek_______2 
  • Oil________ 2 tablespoons
  • Butternut Squash_200 grams
  • Splash of white wine
  • Creme Fraiche___200 grams
  • Chickpeas___400 grams
  • Tarragon____1 tablespoon
  • Double Cream___ 100 ml
For Scones
  • Potatoes________500 grams
  • Self-raising flour____100 grams
  • Butter___________50 grams
  • Salt, pepper  

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Falafel (Jewish vegan food)

Falafel – is an Israeli fast-food, but in the good sense of the word: in Israel it can be bought on every corner, and people usually eat it right on the street. The dish is very rich of proteins and healthy, and funny enough it smells and tastes like fried meatballs being totally vegan.
Time of preparation: 40 minutes Difficulty: Easy
Ingredients (4 portions):
  • Chickpeas ___250grams
  • Onion_______1
  • Bulgur______50 grams (optionally)
  • Garlic_______3 cloves
  • Flour_______100 grams
  • Coriander___30 grams
  • Cumin______1/2 teaspoon
  • Baking powder_3grams
  • Salt________1/2 teaspoon
  • Chili pepper__1/2 teaspoon
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Vegan Plov (Traditional Russian Dish from Rice)

Time of preparation: 1 hour Difficulty: Easy
Ingredients (4 portions):
  • Rice ______2 glasses*
  • Chickpeas_ 1.5 glasses
  • Carrots____3 middle
  • Onions____2 big
  • Garlic_____1
  • Oil_______ 1 glass
  • Salt______ 2.5 teaspoons
  • Spices: 1 tablespoon of barberry, 1 teaspoon of cumin, 1 teaspoon of red pepper
*Basmati or devsira or any sort of long-cooking rice. Never use rice for risotto or semi-ready rice. Continue reading