Anoushabour (Christmas Pudding) Recipe
1 cup pearl barley cold water
1 small piece cinnamon bark
1 cup granulated sugar
1 ground cinnamon
1 blanched almonds
1 blanched hazelnuts
1 chopped walnuts
1 sultanas (white raisins)
1 rose water (optional)
Serves: 8-10 Cooking time: 2-1/2 hours
Wash barley well, place in a bowl and cover with 4 cups cold water.
Next day put barley, soaking water and cinnamon bark into a heavy pan
and bring to the boil. Boil gently, uncovered, until barley is very
soft and porridge-like in consistency -- about 2 hours. Remove
Stir in sugar and cook for further 10 minutes. Turn into individual
bowls and sprinkle with ground cinnamon. Decorate with nuts and
Serve warm or chilled with additional nuts and sultanas, and rose
water for adding to individual taste if desired.
* Source: The Complete Middle East Cookbook - by Tess Mallos * Typed
for you by Karen Mintzias
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Diet hints and tips
In deciding on a diet, it is essential to attempt to lower your consumption of fat, salt and refined carbohydrates.
Some lower carb diet tips:
* Dietary fiber is essential
Cutting the carbohydrates in your meals often leads to fiber reduction as well. Look out for low carbohydrate recipes that are fiber-rich to redress this.
Foods containing allyl sulfides
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