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Offline djinni373

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Recipe review-Walnut & tomato herb dip from Rainbow recipes
« on: December 03, 2011, 12:28:29 pm »
First a warning. I don't like big, strong flavours, or lots of salt. I prefer a nice balance of natural flavours.

Made this dip because I wanted something healthy and different, and I was not disappointed. The ingredients are walnuts, tomatoes, salt, onion, garlic and mixed herbs and the dip is smooth, creamy & pinkish. It is super quick & easy to make and very nice. That was Thursday. But it was even better after 24 hours. Definitely one to make again although I will try fresh herbs instead of dried herbs next time.

I am really enjoying trying different things from this book. My only suggestion is that I would like a little more info about each recipe, eg what to serve it with, how best to store it, how long it keeps and possible variations where appropriate. But Rainbow Recipes is a really great book full of interesting (and healthy) things to try. Love it  :) :) :)
« Last Edit: December 03, 2011, 12:38:08 pm by djinni373 »
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Re: Recipe review-Walnut & tomato herb dip from Rainbow recipes
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2011, 12:05:09 am »
djinni373, if you email Aileen, she would be only too happy to give you advice in this regard.
aileen4health@bigpond.com
 
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Re: Recipe review-Walnut & tomato herb dip from Rainbow recipes
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2011, 10:37:59 am »
Thanks Judy. I will contact her  :)
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Re: Recipe review-Walnut & tomato herb dip from Rainbow recipes
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2011, 06:39:58 pm »
djinni373, it would be great to see Aileen's response on here if possible.  That sort of information is always very helpful.
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Re: Recipe review-Walnut & tomato herb dip from Rainbow recipes
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2011, 11:02:03 pm »
djinni373, it would be great to see Aileen's response on here if possible.  That sort of information is always very helpful.
Will do Cuilidh :):)  I agree.
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Re: Recipe review-Walnut & tomato herb dip from Rainbow recipes
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2011, 07:32:35 am »
I did email Aileen. She was lovely and very helpful. Here is her reply regarding other ways to serve this dip:

Walnut Tomato Herb Dip can be used on pizza bases, on bread as a sandwich spread, on hot baked potatoes.  You can use it up in rice or quinoa based patties or add to soups and stews if it needs using up in a hurry.
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Re: Recipe review-Walnut & tomato herb dip from Rainbow recipes
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2011, 08:06:54 pm »
Thanks for passing that info. from Aileen on, Djinni, also picked up the comments on the creamy cashew mayonnaise review.
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Re: Recipe review-Walnut & tomato herb dip from Rainbow recipes
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2011, 10:40:32 pm »
I have a few suggestions from Aileen about other recipes - I will post them somewhere a bit later when I have time.
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