recipes comes from Dancer
and Graphic artist Martin James. Martin, who originally
comes from New Zealand, is now living with his
wife and children in Copenhagen as he is currently
principal Dancer with The Royal Danish Ballet.
You will be able to find out more about Martin
when his Biography page is published.
so gifted it seems unfair that Martin should also
be talented in the kitchen as well but he has
agreed to share some of his recipes with us which
is great news.
Middle Eastern country has its own variety of
grape leaf filling. This is a Greek recipe".
1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
2 cups short grain brown rice, cooked
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
pinch black pepper
1 jar (8oz) grape leaves, drained
a small saucepan, sauté the onion in
half the olive oil, then mix it with the remaining
ingredients, except the grape leaves.
the oven to 375º.
out 10 grape leaves, with the darker side facing
down. Spoon a teaspoon of filling onto each
the bottom up, the sides toward the middle,
then roll toward the top. Place them on an oiled
pan, then brush the tops with the remaining
covered, for 35 - 40 minutes.
20 - 30