Tag Archives: hazelnuts

CHESTNUT, CHOCOLATE & HAZELNUT COOKIES

My previous post involved caramelised chestnuts, and I mentioned that I’d blitzed some of them up until smooth to give a bowl of luxurious purée. I ate a couple of spoonfuls of the stuff straight, but I’m not a sugar monster, and needed something to tone it down. I decided to experiment with baking it […]

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER SALAD WITH POMEGRANATE & PARSLEY

Yesterday, I saw that Selma had posted a delicious looking salad recipe.  I didn’t have a pomegranate, but most other things were sitting in my kitchen, so it just had to be made.  We don’t tend to use maple syrup, but I could definitely factor a pomegranate in to our weekly shop.  Taken from Jerusalem, adapted slightly […]

VELVETY PARSNIP SOUP & PARSNIP, PARMESAN & HAZELNUT BREAD

I have always loved parsnips.  As a kid, they were probably my favourite vegetable.  Back then, I only ever tasted them roasted, and don’t get me wrong, a good, fresh, frost-tinged parsnip, roasted in butter with a little salt and plenty of pepper – well.  It’s guaranteed to bring a smile to my face on a […]

CELERIAC, FENNEL, CARROT & LENTIL SALAD WITH HAZELNUTS & HERBS

This is a slightly adapted version of Ottolenghi’s celeriac and lentil salad from his vegetable cookbook, Plenty. I was given this beautiful book at Christmas, and this is the first recipe I’ve tried. To mine, I added carrots and extra herbs, and swapped the hazelnut oil (I didn’t have any) for some good quality olive […]