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Fresh Coriander Pesto

Cilantro Hemp Seed Pesto

My cilantro is flowering and some is becoming cilantro seed also known as coriander. Today I made vegan cilantro pesto with cilantro flowers, some fresh cilantro and fresh coriander.  I highly recommend it. The fresh coriander seed has a light and sweeter flavor than cilantro.

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Cilantro Pesto in Sushi

Cilantro Pesto from Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet's cookbook

Cilantro Pesto is great on pasta and super inside vegetarian sushi. Today, I ventured beyond just adding hemp seeds and black sesame seeds to my exotic organic Jade Pearl Rice and salad greens. In fact, the whole combo was new: fresh lettuce, thai basil and mustard greens from my organic garden and cilantro pesto made yesterday with garlic scapes. I made a quick and easy variation of the recipe I created for Nutiva using garlic scapes instead of garlic cloves. Continue reading

Cooking with Garlic Scapes

Organic Garlic ScapesIts time to eat and cook with organic garlic scapes, the tender flowering tops of growing garlic bulbs. In the fall, we plant garlic cloves, which over winter and miraculously sprout up in the spring. As soon as the garlic shoots up, spirals and flowers, in early summer, we snap them off, which gives us garlic scapes to cook Continue reading

Cilantro Pesto

Cilantro Pesto from Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet's cookbookHere’s a delicious pesto made with cilantro instead of the traditional basil. It’s great on any type of noodles, but especially delightful on Asian noodles, such as 100% buckwheat soba or bifun, quick-cooking clear angel hair noodles made from rice flour and potato starch. You may be surprised to learn that it’s also a fabulous dip and pizza topping. Spread it on top of a pre-baked gluten-free pizza crust and top with sliced bell peppers, olives, and marinated dried tomatoes.

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