[{"id":"bircher-muesli/","title":"Bircher Muesli","category":"11","thumbnail":"https://www.adampittaway.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/bircherrecipe-2z8j5qoo79dzx2e6ys9mv4.jpg","image":"https://www.adampittaway.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/bircherrecipe.jpg","description":{"body":"Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but that doesn’t mean it needs to take a long time to prepare. My bircher muesli can be prepared in advance and can even be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days. This recipe is a great alternative to your standard cereal or muesli and you will find that the energy from the fruit, manuka honey and muesli will keep you going all morning."},"ingredients":["1⁄2 cup muesli","1⁄2 cup oats","1⁄2 cup dried fruit","1 tbsp Manuka honey","1 tbsp orange juice","1 tbsp natural yoghurt","1⁄4 cup milk","1⁄4 cup buttermilk"],"method":["Combine all ingredients in an airtight container.","Mix well making sure all dry ingredients are moist.","Put a lid on the container and place in fridge overnight.","When serving, pour a little milk over the top and enjoy."]},{"id":"gluten-free-bread/","title":"Fast and Friendly Gluten-Free Breakfast Bread","category":"11","thumbnail":"https://www.adampittaway.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/Grain-free-Bread-2zzsovj1hql2nbm0v3kwe8.jpg","image":"https://www.adampittaway.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Grain-free-Bread.jpg","description":{"body":"This easy breakfast (or anytime snack!) bread is so moist and flavorful it will shock your taste buds! Not to mention the fact that it’s good for your body with a full 6.4 grams of protein per 36 gram slice and all the power of flaxseed."},"ingredients":["1 cup flaxseed meal","1/2 cup ground almonds or almond meal","1 tsp baking powder","1/2 tsp salt","4 eggs","3 tbsp water","Saigon cinnamon (to taste; I use approximately one-two teaspoons depending on my mood)","Ground nutmeg (also to taste; I use roughly one-half to one full teaspoon)","1/2 cup Raisins","The zest of one orange"],"method":["Preheat oven to 204°C (400ºF). Spray a medium loaf pan (I prefer a pie pan. I find the slices easy to handle on the move and it makes me feel like I’m “cheating” with a coffee cake!)","Beat the eggs and water in a small bowl.","Combine the dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Add the wet ingredients and mix thoroughly.","Pour the batter into your pan and back for 20-25 minutes. It’s done when firm to the touch."]},{"id":"dutch-spiced-cake/","title":"Dutch spiced cake","category":"11","thumbnail":"https://www.adampittaway.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/Cake-2-2zzsplwy76im9id3r0elfk.jpg","image":"https://www.adampittaway.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Cake-2.jpg","description":{"body":"Kruidkoek (Dutch spiced cake) is a very traditional Dutch recipe, the secret of this dish is that it is relatively quick to put together with the final product having a wonderful spicy and ginger taste. Over time some slight variations to the recipe have occurred. But this is the unadulterated version! The cake is easy to make, and the recipe can easily produce one large cake or two small ones."},"ingredients":["500g self raising flour","500g dark brown sugar","1 tbsp koek en speculaaskruiden* (mixed spice can be substituted)","150g candied ginger","400ml of water","1 tbsp butter","* A mixture of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger powder, cardamom, clove, coriander seeds and orange peel"],"method":["Grease cake tin(s) with butter.","Mix together flour, sugar, koek en speculaaskruiden (mixed spice) and ginger into a large mixing bowl.","Slowly add the water while stirring until a liquid batter forms.","Mix well making sure all ingredients are combined.","Pour into cake tin(s).","Bake in oven for 80 to 120 minutes at 130 C / 160 F.","The cake is ready when a skewer comes out clean.","Allow to completely cool before turning out for slicing."]},{"id":"iranian-steamed-rice/","title":"Iranian steamed rice","category":"11","thumbnail":"https://www.adampittaway.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/bfi_thumb/tahchin-morgh1-2zzjg85bk6lprpziqv04xs.jpg","image":"https://www.adampittaway.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/tahchin-morgh.jpg","description":{"body":"Traditional Iranian steamed rice with a crusty saffron base.","serves":"4"},"ingredients":["4 cups of Iranian rice (Basmati rice can be used also)","1 spoon sunflower oil","1 tsp salt","1 cup natural yoghurt","Pinch of ground saffron"],"method":["Soak the rice with salt for one hour.","In a medium size non-stick pot, bring 1 1/5 litres of water to boil.","Add the rice to the water and continue boiling until the rice soft and can be broken by your fingers.","Drain and rinse rice with cold water.","In a bowl mix 2 table spoons of yoghurt with saffron (saffron has to be mixed with a little hot water) and add 3 large spoonfuls of the rice.","In the same non-stick pan used to cook the rice, add the oil and wait until heated.","Pour in the mixture of rice and yoghurt.","Add the rest of the plain rice on top and cover the pot, leaving the temperature on a high.","After three minutes remove the lid, once all the steam is released cover with a thin kitchen towel.","Lower the temperature to a low heat and cook the rice for 30-45 minutes until completely soft.","If the rice is too dry, add a small knob of butter before serving.","To serve the rice, place a round plate on top of the pot and flip it. You will see a beautiful cake-like rice."]}]