Chilled carrot soup with kaffir lime leafs, ginger, turmeric & coconut milk (FODMAP friendly, gluten free)
We have a small kaffir lime tree growing in a pot next to the swimming pool. It was growing so wildly I have to give it a good trim. What can I cook with such beautiful aromatic leafs?
For lunch we had a spicy Asian influenced carrot soup with carrot, potato, kaffir lime leafs, ginger, turmeric, coriander, chilies and spices. It was gorgeous served chilled on a hot summer day.
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I love my ‘ordinary’ chickpeas stew with spicy chorizo. The other day, I was feeling a bit bored so I ditched the chorizo for bacon and Asian spices – nearly the same thing, right?
I first cooked the dry chickpeas, with some salt & water in the pressure cooker for 15 minutes on high. I added some cooking oil in a frying pan, sauteed some bacon, onion and garlic before adding turmeric, garam masala and extra cumin; I added the chickpeas to the frying pan, gave it a little stir; then transferred the ingredients back to the pressure cooker with tinned tomatoes. Another 15 minutes on high, and lunch was ready with some crusty bread. So easy and delicious.