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Mung bean and chickpeas sprouts with pumpkin soup

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Mung bean and chickpeas sprouts with pumpkin soup

Classic delicious pumpkin soup with home grown sprouts. The extra ginger and turmeric will keep you warmed you up! PREPARATION: 5MIN  |   COOKING: 15MIN  |   READY IN: 20MIN Ingredients (serves 4) 1/4 (about 1kg) Japanese pumpkin (or butternut pumpkin),peeled and diced 1 brown onion, sliced 1/2 C homegrown chickpea 1/2 C homegrown mung bean 4cm fresh ginger, grated 2 bay leaves 2 tsp oregano (can substitute with dried oregano) 2 tsp turmeric 500ml water or vegetable stock Some salad seeds Sour cream for topping (optional) Method Place olive oil in a large saucepan over medium–low heat. Cook the onion until soft and brown. Add oregano, bay leaves,...

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Miso soup with home grown sprouts

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Miso soup with home grown sprouts

Miso soup is an essential staple in Japan. It is eaten by 75% of the population at least once a day (sometimes for all meals) Miso paste includes several varieties including white miso paste, red/brown miso paste, and barley miso paste. All typical Japanese households know at least one, but often several, miso soup recipes. For toppings, you can consider adding pork loin or salmon. Pork and salmon are great sources of protein and is warming to the body, which is why they are excellent additions to your meals in winter! This recipe is gluten free. Without the topping it is also vegan friendly.  Serve it with...

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Chirashi salad (Buddha bowl)

Chirashi salad (Buddha bowl)

PREPARATION: 20MIN    |   COOKING: 15MIN    |   READY IN: 35MIN  Ingredients (serves 2-3)Sushi rice  2 cup sushi rice (in the photo we used 1½ cup sushi rice + ½ cup brown rice) 2¼ cup water  ⅓ cup sushi vinegar or (⅓  rice vinegar, 2 tbsp. sugar, 1 tsp. salt)   Chirashi – topping  1 avocado, sliced  ½ carrot, julienne Some rocket salad  ½ spanish onion, sliced  8 -10 prawns, cooked  1 cup home grown alfalfa sprouts   ½ cup homegrown chickpea (cooked for 15mins)  Couple of mint leaves  Optional toppings* Salmon roe  Sea urchin  Bamboo shoots Snow pea sprouts ( cooked lightly and cut julienne)   Mushroom marinate 8 shiitake mushroom, sliced 1 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp sugar pinch of salt dashi...

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Alfalfa and black pearl mung beans with rocket and pear salad

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Alfalfa and black pearl mung beans with rocket and pear salad

  PREPARATION: 10MIN    |   READY IN: 10MIN  Ingredients (serves 3-4) 100g  rocket salad (washed and dried)   1 pear thinly sliced lengthways  1 handful of home grown chickpea sprouts    1 handful home grown alfalfa sprouts   1 handful home grown mungbeans sprouts (can choose between green or black pearl - we prefer black pearl)  3-4 pieces, crumbled goat cheese   ⅔ cup fresh dill, coarsely chopped 1 tsp capers  Dressing   2 tsp dijon whole mustard   2 tbsp extra virgin oil   Salt and pepper, to taste  Optional   Sprinkle some pomegranate and roasted pine nuts or walnuts if you feel like being extra fancy. (Note 1). Method   Place the rocket, pear, sprouts, chopped dill, crumbled goat...

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Grilled pork Vietnamese noodle salad with home grown sprouts

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Need some recipe ideas for your freshly homegrown sprouts? Here's an easy one - grilled pork Vietnamese noodle salad - prepped and cooked in 35 mins. PREPARATION: 15MIN   |   COOKING: 20MIN   |   READY IN: 35MIN  Grilled pork marinate (serves 4) 500g pork chops 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger  1 clove garlic, grated  1/4 C fish sauce  2 tbsp soy sauce  2 tbsp sugar   Method  Slice into thin slices (1mm) or get sliced pork from butcher. Mix and toss all ingredients in a bowl. Marinate and set aside for 30 minutes or more. Heat a large fry pan to high heat. Drain the pork well....

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