Monday 13 April 2015

Granola and Beet Salad

Granola and Beet Salad

Eating healthy? Our vitamin and mineral balance is the root to good health. Hair, nails, skin and eyes all have a story to tell! They are shiny and thick when we are well and give away the tell tale signs when there is an off balance in our body.

Introducing a section of healthy foods to the blog. Initiated with the idea of being able to put together something tasty with a ingredients in minutes. You can snack on it  or eat it as a meal. Watch for the 

For 2 persons

1/2 cup granola

1/2 cup mixed lettuce leaves
6 slices of beetroot
1 tbsp  balsamic vinaigrette
2  discs goat cheese
salt pepper sumac

Sprinkle the granola at the base of the plate. Place the lettuce leaves, topped with the golden beets  and the goat cheese on top. Sprinkle with freshly cracked mixed pepper corns and a pinch of sumac. Drizzle with the vinaigrette and serve.


For an additional touch you can caramelise the top of your goat cheese with a blow torch.
Add some dry fruit of choice to your granola like cranberry, fig or barberry( Zereshk).
You can choose to use a fruity balsamic vinaigrette  like a fig or raspberry flavour. 

To read about an ancient cuisine you can purchase my cookbooks called The World of Parsi Cooking; Food Across Borders and The Art of Parsi Cooking; reviving an ancient cuisine.  
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