Riceberry Rice Salad

Ingredients : 1 cup Mekhala Black Rice/ Riceberry Reis ¼ red pepper (chopped) ¼ cup of chopped parsley ¼ cup of chopped mint 1 Tablespoon of olive oil 1 Tablespoon of balsamic vinegar ½ lemon ½ cup of nuts or seeds Method : Cook rice with vegetable stock instead of water for taste Mix all ingredients together…

Roasted Pumpkin Curry Soup

Ingredients (Serves 4) –          1kg pumpkin –          1 – 2 teaspoon of Mekhala’s Red/Yellow Curry Paste (depending on how much spice you can take) –          1 onion (diced) –          1 litre of broth (vegetable) –          Salt and Pepper Method: 1.       Cut pumpkin into slices, add oil and salt, place them in pre-heated oven and roast…

Vegan, Organic and Gluten-free Noodle Soup

Ingredients (serves 4) –          Mekhala Living’s Roasted Sesame Garlic Sauce (1/3 bottle) –          Rice noodles (1 standard package) –          Carrots, julienned (1cup) –          Zuchinis, julienned (1 cup) –          String beans, julienned (1 cup) –          Tofu 2 large pieces, julienned –          1 litre of vegetable broth –          Fresh lime (1/2) Method: 1.       Parboil all the vegetables,…

Double Tofu Miso Lime Burger

Ingredients (makes 8 patties): 100gm organic firm tofu 100gm chanterelles ( chopped finely) 3 tablespoons Mekhala’s Miso Lime Sauce 1/2 cup of chopped coriander 1 onion (chopped finely) 3 tablespoons of flour/ wheat-germ (can be replaced with other gluten-free flour)  Method: 1. Tofu has to be drained (as dry as possible) with paper towels. Mash them and…

Curry Sables

These wonderful savoury cookies are easy to make and they are fantastic for aperitifs! Needless to say, they will impress your guests too… Ingredients (yield about 40 cookies) –          120gm shredded cheese (gruyere/cheddar or any hard cheese) –          150gm butter (softened) –          250gm flour –          ½ tsp salt (you may want reduce them if you…

Vegan, Gluten-Free Coconut Curry Soup (Laksa)

Ingredients (Serves 4) ·       1 pack rice noodles ·       500ml broth ·       500ml coconut milk ·       Pan-fried tofu slices ·       Cucumber sliced ·       100gm bean sprouts (garnish) ·       Half pot of Mekhala Living’s Organic Yellow Curry ·       200gm mushroom (any kind) ·       (For non-vegans, you may like to add chicken breasts, diced) ·       Lemongrass and…

Gong Bao Chicken

This is a famous Sichuan dish that is much beloved by the western world. There are many different versions but the most important ingredient is the Sichuan Peppercorns. There is no Gong Bao Chicken without the peppercorns! The rest of the ingredients can be easily substituted. Ingredients: Serves 4-6 4 chicken breasts (cut into cubes)….

Cervelat Fried Rice

It is often known that Cervelat is the national sausage of Switzerland. We  have created this dish to celebrate August 1st, Swiss National Day. Ingredients (Serves 4): ·       2 cups of Jasmine Rice ·       1 tablespoon of Mekhala Lemongrass Turmeric ·       2 eggs ·       2 pieces of Cervelat (diced) ·       1 onion (diced) Method: ·       Cook…

Pan-Fried Dumplings

Pan-Fried Dumplings (“Guo Tie”) Ingredients (4 pax as a meal or 8 pax as a starter) Fillings: 400gm minced pork and/or beef 1 tablespoon sesame oil or olive oil 1 tablespoon of Mekhala Black Pepper Sauce ½ head of cabbage, finely chopped 3 slices of ginger, finely chopped ½ piece of leek, finely chopped Dough…

Pad Thai

Who doesn’t love to eat Pad Thai? Just the sound of the words made my mouth salivate with the automatic recollection of local Thai hawkers making them and the fragrance of fried garlic and turmeric juice. Well, back to reality. In Europe, we do not have hawkers. The closest resemblance to Asian Street Hawkers is…