Tuesday, 28 August 2007

Index by ingredient

This index is intended to highlight some interesting dishes under each ingredient. I hope it will help both me and my readers when needing inspiration for a particular ingredient. However, it is not a comprehensive list, and will only be updated occasionally. For all recipes see my complete blog index.

I tend to use a lot of ingredients in many dishes so I have tried to include recipes where the ingredient is featured and loved. It is for those days when we are tempted by sale items or graced with gift from someone's vegetable garden or we feel we need to challenge ourselves to try an underused ingredient more. Hence these are some favourites, some standards and some quirky recipes. I have also noted posts about ingredients. These 'about' posts focus on history and culture rather than benefits and how to store them.

I have colour coded the categories:

Please note that this list is a work in progress as I will continue to add recipes and ingredient categories when I have time.

VEGETABLE CRISPER

Asparagus
Avocado
Bean sprouts
Beetroot
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage
Capsicum (Peppers)
Carrot
Cauliflower
Celeriac
Celery
Corn
Cucumber
Eggplant (Aubergine)
Fennel
Garlic
Kale
Leeks
Lettuce (iceberg)
Mushrooms
Nettles
Onion (brown or red)
Parsnip
Peas
Potato
Pumpkin
Rocket (Arugula)
Silverbeet (Chard)
Snowpeas
Spinach
Spring Onion
Sweet Potato
Tomato
Turnip (Scottish - aka Swede, Rutabaga)
Zucchini (Courgette)

FRUIT BOWL

Apples
Apricots
Bananas
Blueberries
Cherries
Cranberries (fresh)
Figs
Grapes
Kiwi Fruit
Lemons
Limes
Nectarines
Orange
Peaches
Persimmon
Pineapple
Plums
Pomegranate
Quince
 
Raspberries
Rhubarb
Strawberries

PANTRY

Almond butter
Applesauce (100% apples)
Barley (pearl)
Beer
Bread
Buckwheat flour
Buckwheat groats
Bulgar Wheat
Chestnuts
Chocolate
Coconut (dessicated or shredded)
Coconut (milk)
Condensed Milk
Creamed Corn (tinned)
Dried fruit
Golden Syrup
Honey
Jam
Legumes
Maple Syrup
Marmalade
Millet flour
Molasses - also see Treacle
Nutella
Nutritional Yeast
Nuts
Oats
Pasta
Peanut Butter
Polenta/Cornmeal
Promite
Prunes - see Dried Fruit

Quinoa
Rice
Rice noodles - flat
Seeds
Tortillas
Treacle - also see Molasses
Umeboshi vinegar
Vermicelli Noodles
Wheatgerm
White chocolate
Wine
HERB AND SPICE RACK

Allspice
Basil (fresh)
Cardamom
Caraway
Chives (fresh)
Cinnamon
Cloves
Coriander (dried)
Cumin
Dukkah
Ginger (ground)
Ginger (fresh)
Ginger (crystallised)
Mint (fresh)
Oregano (dried)
Oregano (fresh)
Parsley (fresh)
Rosemary (fresh)
Sage (fresh)
Smoked Paprika
Star Anise
Thyme
Watttleseed

FRIDGE

Butter
Buttermilk
Capers
Cheese, grated
Cottage Cheese
Cream
Cream Cheese
Dill Pickles
Eggs
Feta
Goats Cheese
Gruyere Cheese
Haloumi (or halloumi)
Mayonnaise
Milk
Olives
Parmesan Cheese (and hard cheeses)
Pesto
Preserved lemon
Ricotta Cheese
Smoked Tofu
Sour Cream
Sun Dried Tomatoes
Tahini
Tempeh
Tofu
Vegetarian Sausages
Wonton Wrappers
Yoghurt
Last updated March 2010

8 comments:

  1. This is fantastic, it's now an hour and a half into my work day and I've hardly done any work because of what a wonderful distraction that this is. I LOVE recipe lists sorted by ingredients. Oh and I made your broccomole this week, it was great! I'll be posting on it later today. I better get a little bit of work done for now though ;)

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  2. Wow - this must have been so much work - but it's an amazing resource. I can never face tackling such big housekeeping tasks, so have much admiration!

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  3. Wow! This is impressive! Looking forward to trawling through the list. :)

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  4. Thanks Sarah - glad to give you some fun distraction from work - I love ingredients indexes - amazing all the different ways of using one ingredient

    Thanks Lysy - it has been a long work in progress - and much more fun doing virtual housekeeping than the real type

    Thanks Wendy - enjoy the trawling!

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  5. don't know how you found time to do this but its fantastic! Thanks!

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  6. What a fabulous resource - I may need to do something like this at some stage, but yours is so full! Wonderful. Have bookmarked it for next market shop. X

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  7. Thanks Elena - this was done over a few months bits at a time and even now would like more time to add more to it - wish I was able to do more html to use links and make it more user-friendly but feel this is a good achievement

    Thanks Lucy - hope it will help you with the market shopping - it is meant to inspire as much as give recipes!

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  8. What a fabulous page! I can't even imagine the work that went into this--thanks so much!

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