If a recipe calls for an ingredient not available where you normally shop, you can try this list of sources for uncommon foods and kitchen tools.
Apple cilantro chestnut biscuit:
1 ounce fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chestnut flour 2 tablespoons oats flour 1/8 cup non roasted 30 percent added oil sunflower seed butter or 1 tablespoon 20 percent added oil non roasted California walnut butter 2 tablespoons black red bean powder or 2 tablespoon any bean powder 2 tablespoons fine ground oat bran 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 tablespoon sugar 4 1 teaspoon apple powder or 1 tablespoon apple fiber powderCut 1 ounce cilantro into one-quarter inch pieces.
Put the cilantro and 1/4 cup water put into a high speed, 1- or 2-cup food processor, run until smooth, about 2 minutes.
Shake, tilt, gyrate or otherwise manipulate the processor to get flow started.
Put the slurry into a microwaveable mixing and/or portion bowl.
To the bowl with the cilantro add:
2 tablespoon sunflower seed butter, 2 teaspoons canola oil, and 1 tablespoon sugar.
Add 1 tablespoon chestnut flour, 2 tablespoons oat bran, 2 tablespoons oats flour, 2 tablespoons bean flour, 1 teaspoon apple powder and mix until uniform.
Spread the mixture in a disk-shaped layer about 1 half inch thick on a microwaveable plate. Make a 2- or 3-inch hole at the center to encourage even heating.
Heat in a microwave oven until firm, about 4 minutes and 50 seconds in a 1000 watt microwave oven.
-------------------------- Math: Add 5 seconds for oven to begin heating. Add 20 seconds to heat plate. To heat to boiling: 6 and 1 quarters ounces X 20 seconds per ounce = 125 seconds. Dry weight is total weight minus total water ( 6.25 - 2.9) = 3.35 ounces. Water to leave in is 10/90 times dry weight (10/90 X 3.35) = .37 ounces. Water to remove is total water - water left in ( 2.9 - .37) = 2.5 ounces. To remove excess water 46 seconds per ounce X 2.5 ounces = 115 seconds. To replace heat lost to air while at boiling: 115/60 X 12 = 23 plus 23/60 X 10 = 3 for a total of 26 seconds. Plus 20 losses plus 3.1 water X 46 --------------------------
Add a side of a couple of ounces of fruit and this makes a full light meal.
Unusual flavors, firm biscuit/muffin consistency/texture.
Back to Easy Recipes Unusual Recipes Blog
Back Unusual ingredients table of contents
To LeisureIdeas Home
|Food that best sustains health contributes most to the vitality that enhances your ability to enjoy all the pleasureable experiences of living. Indulge yourself by choosing health foods that contribute most to your ability to experience pleasure.|