Sunday, 27 January 2013

A Healthy Lunch

Another recipe ticked off from my baking challenge... this time it was Pitta Bread.
Very easy and satisfying to make... although I probably did get a tad overexciting when they puffed up like little soft pillows in the oven.


And they made a very healthy lunch stuffed with home made hummus, falafel and salad... although I probably didn't need to eat two of them.


And if you fancy making my very quick and easy hummus you just need to whizz up a tin of drained chickpeas with 1 crushed garlic clove, juice of half a lemon and about 1/2 teaspoon salt and black pepper in the food processor until it's the consistency you want. (I like mine quite chunky). Then drizzle 2 tablespoons olive oil down the funnel of the processor while the motor is running until everything is mixed. Taste... and add more lemon and seasoning if required. Sometimes I add a tablespoon of tahini or peanut butter if I have it but I didn't yesterday and it tasted just fine.
That's five recipes done now... only another hundred or so more to go (113 actually!)

12 comments:

  1. Your pitta breads look very professional and can only taste better than the shop ones. I felt the need of a bit of 'health' for lunch and had a seeded bread roll, made the other day, salad greens and hard boiled egg - lovely.

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  2. Your pitta look great Gina and your lunch delicious!
    Must give the hummus a go, I've always bought it!
    V xxx

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  3. the pittas look wonderfully fresh and eatable Gina. I really must try your hummus recipe as I eat tons of it.

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  4. Delicious! Just my sort of lunch.

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  5. I'm going to try the hummus, looks really good!

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  6. They look amazing! I am loving the sound of the Hummus too.
    Claire

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  7. I think you had every right to get excited about your little pillows of loveliness!

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  8. Lovely puffs, mm and home made hummus too.

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  9. The pitta bread looks great, the cakes yummy and the self portaits delightful - must try all.

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  10. Your pittas look fantastic! I must get Dot (our chief bread maker) to rustle some up! Lucy xx

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  11. they look great....we made our own pizza dough and pizza cut into bit size bits for appetizers for a party on the weekend... the feeling of accomplishment is only topped by the taste of making your own! Your own "anything" really....

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  12. Only 113 LOL? Do you make them even if you don't like them? Your pitas sure look good!

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