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Naturally Green St. Patrick’s Day Sunflower Bread – Nut-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Yeast-Free

Naturally Green St. Patrick's Day Sunflower Bread - Nut-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Yeast-Free, Paleo, Keto

This naturally green St. Patrick’s Day bread is yeast-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, dairy-free, paleo and keto friendly. It’s made with four ingredients: sunflower seeds, eggs, baking soda and vinegar. And what’s best, the St. Patrick’s Day bread is naturally green! The sunflower seeds + baking soda turn the bread green when it cools down. Continue reading Naturally Green St. Patrick’s Day Sunflower Bread – Nut-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Yeast-Free

Natural Green Food Coloring

Natural Green Food Coloring

Isn’t the dark forest green color of this natural food dye amazing? Can you guess what I used as natural green food coloring? 😀 Hint: It’s not spinach, peas, kale, stinging nettle, avocado or any other vegetable. It’s also not matcha powder, mint leaves, pistachios, pumpkin seeds, pandan leaves, wheatgrass or spirulina. 😉 Continue reading Natural Green Food Coloring

WW1 Mock Sausages And Cutlets – Historical Food Fortnightly

WW1 Mock Sausages And Cutlets - Historical Food Fortnightly

For the Historical Food Fortnightly challenge 9 – Mock Foods, I made World War One mock sausages and cutlets. Meat was scarce in the war, so I found many meat substitute recipes from different countries. Here’s a recipe for mock sausages made with lima beans from 1912: Soaked, boiled, pureed lima beans were mixed with breadcrumbs, salt, pepper and sage, egg and butter; shaped into sausages, breaded and fried in oil. In 1915 in Germany, sausages, patties and ‘roast beef’ were made with soaked and boiled peas, mixed with carrot, onion, salt and mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris). Sausage and deli meats were made with 3/4 part beans and 1/4 part lentils. The vegetarian sausage dough was sewn into a piece of muslin, and smoked for one day at the butcher’s. It’s said to taste like liverwurst.

I chose to make 1914 vegan lentil cutlets and sausages published in One Hundred Meatless Dishes. Vegan lentil cutlets are like vegan lentil croquettes of today. Continue reading WW1 Mock Sausages And Cutlets – Historical Food Fortnightly