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Inspiration

Inspire yourself with Delmaine

One of favourite quotes at Delmaine is “While necessity is the mother of invention, food is the mother of inspiration.” We want to share with you some of the things that inspire us and our ongoing love affair with food. Whether it is a recipe for something new or an idea on how to make something familiar a bit different we hope you will find something here in our delicious recipes or in our tips and tricks for around the kitchen. We also hope that you will share with us some of the things that inspire you as well, either by joining our Fine Foods Club or becoming a part of the Home Chef Programme.

Recipes

Kalamata Tapenade

Kalamata Tapenade

This is ideal stirred through fresh pasta or making brushetta or topped on top of sliced ciabatta or baguette, sprinkled with Parmesan and grilled in the oven
Pizza with Kalamata Olives Fresh Basil and Tomatoes

Pizza with Kalamata Olives Fresh Basil and Tomatoes

Salty Kalamata’s , sweet tomatoes  and fresh basil make this pizza light and flavourful , with pizza the only limit is your imagination when it comes to toppings.  We have gone with a simple flavourful recipe – but feel free to liven things up and bbq chicken, black beans, rocket, caramelized onions, sundried tomatoes,  pizza is a great dish that can please everyone's appetite esp the kids

Tips & Tricks

Storing your beans

Storing your beans

Canned beans should always be stored in cool cabinets away from appliances that produce heat. Dried beans should be stored in airtight containers and used within one year of purchase. The longer you keep the dry beans, the more moisture they lose. This means that older dry beans take longer to soak and cook compared to younger dry beans.
Substituting canned beans for dried beans

Substituting canned beans for dried beans

Often you don't have the  time to soak dried beans overnight and substituting with canned beans is a great option. But remember, dried beans nearyl double in weight and volume when soaked, so the rule of thumb when substituting is used two cans of beans for every cup of dried beans.

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