- 1 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 1 tsp ground coriander
- ½ tsp turmeric
- 300g quinoa, rinsed
Tiny, bead-shaped, with a slightly bitter flavour and firm texture, quinoa may not be a…
- 50g toasted flaked almonds
- 100g feta cheese, crumbled
- handful parsley, roughly chopped
One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…
- juice ½ lemon
Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the spices, then fry for a min or so until fragrant. Add the quinoa, then fry for a further min until you can hear gentle popping sounds. Stir in 600ml boiling water, then gently simmer for 10-15 mins until the water has evaporated and the quinoa grains have a white ‘halo’ around them. Allow to cool slightly, then stir through the other ingredients. Serve warm or cold.
Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa), a small South American grain with a delicate, nutty flavour, looks a little like couscous.