Pumpkin Seeds. aka Pepitas. From Greek pepon 'cooked in the sun'. Belonging to the gourd (Cucurbitaceae) family,the pumpkin produces flat green nutritious seeds used raw or cooked in both sweet & savoury recipes. Historically the seed's medicinal uses were valued, containing many useful minerals such as Manganese.
These green nuts are native to the Middle East and Central Asia. Have long been valued as a delicious flavouring, eaten as a salted snack or raw, they are added to confectionary (eg halva) or used to top desserts.
Native to the Mediterranean, growing wild on many cliffs and shorelines. Best to add at the start of cooking as it needs a while for the flavour to come through. Very good with root vegetables and grains - and can help to counteract the oiliness of a dish. Use its strong flavour sparingly.
Tapioca comes from the cassava root and is not a ‘seed’ but processed pieces of the dried root. It makes a delicious milky pudding which is similar to rice pudding. Directions for use: Place 130g tapioca in a bowl with 750ml milk and soak overnight. Once soaked, add the seeds of a vanilla pod, 75g sugar and a pinch of…
Dried seedless white grapes, sultanas are sweeter & softer than raisins. The plumpness of the fruit comes from the high sugar content. Use in your favourite sweet or savoury recipes. As with any dried fruit, flavour is enhanced through soaking. This fruit has been actively sourced as GMO free. Storage:Cool, dry & hygienic; away from direct light & strong odours.
Sunflowers are part of the daisy family and were first cultivated and even worshipped by the Incas. The seed is delicious raw or toasted, and sprouts well, providing firstly shoots and later sunflower 'greens'. Storage: Cool, dry & hygienic; away from direct light & strong odours.
The soyabeans are ground & defatted with a pressure process - giving half-defatted soy-meal (5% fat) ; processed further and steam extruded into chunks. Use as protein source in recipes. Best when marinated in a highly flavoured stock for 1-2hrs. -Cooking instructions: Use 1 part Textured Vegetable Protein to 2 parts liquid. Soak in stock before cooking to enhance flavour.…
Originating in the Mediterranean, Thyme has over fifty varieties. Use sparingly to avoid the high tannin content becoming bitter. The subtle, sweet flavour blends well with most vegetables, grains and beans, especially courgettes, aubergines and peppers. Add at the beginning for best flavour.
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