This lovely soup recipe has been handed down to us and 'Ahvo-lemono', as the Greeks pronounce it, is a silky, rich, fragrant chicken soup, prepared Greek-style with avgolemono sauce (lemon-egg sauce) and instead of using all lemon in this recipe we've used beautiful fragrant and aromatic Lemon Myrtle. This comforting soup is so quick and easy to make and comes together in just over 30 minutes.
This is a quick, healthy and delicious soup using pantry staples. Of course you can use fresh tomatoes and soak chickpeas overnight – but this is so much simpler. Gremolata is a traditional Italian condiment made with parsley, lemon and garlic. This is the Australian version with Lemon Myrtle ! Traditionally gremolata is used to enliven dishes such as Osso Bucco but you can see it can be used to brighten up anything from soups like this, to meat dishes or even grilled cheeses such as haloumi or provolone. Lemon Myrtle Gremolata Makes 2/3 cup 2 tablespoons dried lemon myrtle...
This gorgeous Mango, Passionfruit and Lemon Myrtle Salsa can be used paired with freshly cooked prawns or dolloped over ice-cream or served on top of our delicious Wattleseed and Coconut Banana Bread with a Mango and Lemon Myrtle Salsa
2 mangoes, cut into 1 cm cubes
pulp of 2 passionfruit (optional. You could substitute chopped figs or crushed raspberries etc)
1 tsp Lemon Myrtle
1.4 cup of ripped fresh mint leaves or fresh coriander leaves or a mix
juice of 1 lime
Simply combine all ingredients and serve/
This is a great little recipe to use on pasta or spread on a wrap or a sandwich - anywhere you'd think to use pesto. Warrigal greens grow crazy in the garden in all sorts of soils. It is indigenous to the sandy coastal areas and likes part shade to a sunny position. Makes 2 cups 1 clove of garlic, crushed 1 cup (100g) lightly roasted macadamia nuts, chopped 3 1/2 cups (250g) Warrigal Greens (or spinach or baby spinach if Warrigal Greens aren't available), blanched and chopped 1 tablespoon Lemon Myrtle 1 teaspoon Wild Herb Salt 1/2 teaspoon Mountain Pepper...