Jan 30 2020

Roasted Fennel with Pomegranate and Tahini

Make the most of the plump fennels Mother Nature offers in this time of the year! This recipe is a luxurious version of the humble roasted fennel and boasts the bulbs with an explosion of colour and flavour from the Middle East.

  • 4 medium fennels, trimmed
  • 3 tbsp extravirgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp pomegranate molasses
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2/3 tbsp tahini sauce
  • bunch of parsley, coarsely chopped

Divide each fennel bulb in 8 wedges, steam for 8 minutes and line on the baking tray covered with parchment paper.

In a small bowl, combine the oil, balsamic vinegar and pomegranate molasses, and mix well.

Brush the fennels wedges with the emulsion, heat the oven at 160°C and bake for 20 minutes, then lower the temperature at 140°C and continue baking for further 40 minutes: you should leave the fennels in the oven until a second before they get burnt.

Transfer the baked fennel on a plate, season with some sea salt and sprinkle with the pomegranate seeds and parsley. Drizzle the tahini on top and serve.



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Oct 14 2014

Salsa ai peperoni


Un’ottima salsa per condire uova sode, verdure, pesce e carni grigliate.

Ingredienti per 2 persone

  • 2 falde di peperone arrostite
  • 1 cucchiaino  tahine
  • 1 cucchiaio e mezzo yogurt greco
  • mezzo spicchio aglio
  • 4-6 foglie di menta fresca
  • paprica

Mettete nel mixer il peperone arrostito, l’aglio privato del germe interno, la menta e 1 cucchiaio di acqua fredda, riducendo il tutto a una crema. A mano aggiungete poi la tahine e lo yogurt, aggiustate di sale e cospargete la superficie con un po’ di paprica.



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