So I’m craving hummus, and I looked up some information on reviving dried chickpeas from here and am using the PC provided cookbook to get the rest of the recipe, plus my own substitutions.
For my 1 person trial, I’m using 2 cups of overnight-soaked chickpeas and 4 cups of water. Bring it to a boil, then let it simmer for an hour.
Get out your 12 manat (:D :D :D) food processor. Add salt, pepper, some red hot chili pepper, and any sort of nut that you like (I’m using unripe almonds I think), and some lemon juice (I just threw in small chunks of lemon without the skin). Process that shnaz!
Then add some olive oil, put it on a plate, add some more olive oil, paprika and parsley if you have it (I don’t at the moment), and enjoy. Sa7tain! /
RESULT: Taste, delicious. Texture, not really smooth and hummusy… it’s either me or my food processor with the problem. Everything I do with my food processor ends up in the same texture, like dots ice cream, so… maybe I am doing something wrong. I bet someone who knows how to use a food processor will not have this problem :)
[LONG-ASS NOTE] the title is a (maybe not-so-nice) joke, but in many countries like where I am right now it’s not possible to get soy milk (let alone almond, rice, hemp, etc milk), fake butter, coconut oil, and other such things, so a lot of vegan recipes are uhhh impossible. But it is sometimes possible to make some non-vegan recipes vegan with substitutes for things, such as this one. Here, I am substituting milk with water, home-made applesauce for butter, and bananas for eggs, so if you want to fancy up this recipe and make it especially delicious, and you have the luxury to be able to so, then resubstitute my substitutes with your delicious substitutes. Oh also, we’re substituting brown sugar with regular sugar and fruit syrup, but if you have molasses that will work too, and of course if you have brown sugar that will obviously also work… [/END LONG-ASS NOTE]
3 cups oats
3/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon merebbe juice (maybe any sort of fruit juice will work, as long as its a little bit sticky or viscous)
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp baking powder
1 c water
1/4 cup applesauce (how to make this yourself below)
2 tsp vanilla
OPTIONAL: 3/4 cup raisins, dried cherries, or chocolate chips (cut up your own chocolate), etc
1. Cut up an apple (or as many as you want, depending on how much applesauce you’re making) into chunks.
2. Throw them into a pot with water. Make sure the water covers the apple pieces completely but isn’t like drowning them.
3. Boil the water, and let the apples to kind of mush down. Feel free to add cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar, even other fruit, whatever you personally like in your applesauce.
4. Try it every now and then and when it’s the consistency you like… you’re finished!
ACTUAL NOT QUITE BANANA BREAD
Step 1: Throw the applesauce (or whatever butter replacement you choose, it should be enough to replace 1/2 cup of butter) together with the bananas, and the water.
Step 2: Mix the sugar and fruit juice together, then add the salt, baking powder, vanilla, cinnamon and oats.
Step 3: Put your ingredients all together, add in the raisins, dried cherries, chocolate or whatever you chose, then throw it in your pan shape of choice (we used a round bread pan, but we also used some small tins) and bake it up! In our ovens we don’t have temperature settings so I am not sure how hot you should put it on, maybe 375 F? And just keep an eye on it. Here everything cooks super fast because of how hot the ovens are, so it could take up to 45 minutes if I’m not mistaken…
If you can understand my terrible directions, enjoy! If you can’t, well, I’m about to make this recipe right now, so I will pay more attention and make this more specific afterwards :)
My friend Ruby gave me this recipe for sesame peanut sauce:
1/4 cup peanut butter
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar
It is soooo good!
adapted from this recipe to make them vegan (ie soy milk, fake butter, etc)
i know, i know, i need to start being more adventurous and try something that i’ve never tried before, like blueberry oat bars, but i made these for a friend so i wanted to be sure they would come out good :X *excuses excuses*
alright, i promise, no more muffins or pancakes or cupcakes haha. at least for a little while :P