Mustard and balsamic vinegar kale with toasted seeds

I’ll preface this caption with a shout out to one of my closest friends who introduced me to the wonders of kale. Thank you.

Eaten raw, I prepare the kale by massaging a balsamic vinegar dressing mixed with garlic infused oil and classic English mustard. Taking inspiration from Ottolenghi’s legendary cookbook, Simple, I toast pumpkin seeds and flax seeds in a maple syrup and olive oil dressing that gives the kale additional crunch and texture. 

Orange, saffron and walnut polenta cake

Serves 10 Prep time: 20 minutes Baking time: 30 minutes Equipment: Circular baking tray Ingredients: 100g fine polenta 75g ground almonds 75g gluten free self-raising flour Zest and juice of one orange ½ tsp saffron 3 eggs 150g caster sugar 150g butter 1 tsp vanilla bean paste (or vanilla extract) 1 tsp baking powder ¼Continue reading “Orange, saffron and walnut polenta cake”