Nelson Leader : February 5th 2015
24 THE NELSON LEADER, FEBRUARY 5, 2015 FOOD/PUZZLES Speciality to take hiking By MADDY BELLCROFT Freeze dried meals can be a great option when you’re hiking or adventuring in the wilderness. The only downside is that they can be quite expensive on extended trips. I recently brought a dehydrator and so thought I would try making my own dehy beans. You don’t have to dehydrate this recipe it’s also great made fresh as part of a Mexican feast. Prep time 15 min, cook time 1 hour, dehydration time 6-10 hours at 57 degrees Celsius. Dehydrated Chili Beans ❚ 6 cups of cooked beans – I used a 4 bean mix but you could use a mixture of any you like such as black beans, chick peas, butter beans etc. ❚ 3 cans of diced tomatoes ❚ 2 Tbsp tomato paste ❚ 1 Tbsp coconut oil ❚ 2 onions, diced ❚ 4 cloves garlic, minced ❚ 1 Tbsp cocoa powder ❚ 1 tsp chilli powder ❚ 2 tsp smoked paprika ❚ 1 tsp ground coriander ❚ 1 ⁄4 ⁄2 tsp cinnamon ❚ 1 tsp salt ❚ 1 cup fresh coriander ❚ 1 tsp vege stock powder. Heat oil in a large pan and cook onions for about 3 min until soft, add garlic and spices and cook for a further 2 min stirring frequently. Add tomato paste and cook for 30 seconds then add tinned tomatoes, beans, salt, stock and cocoa powder. Bring to a simmer and then cook over a low heat for 1 hour, finely chop coriander and stir through. If dehydrating, spoon mixture onto non-stick dehydrator sheets and NEW ZEALAND CROSSWORD 1 2 7 8 10 11 14 15 19 20 23 16 21 17 22 18 12 9 13 3 4 5 6 THE WEEKLY WORKOUT answers for each puzzle are included on this page YOUR STARS Aries Mar 21 – Apr 19 This is not the time to mess about with a serious relationship. If you are committed, then act in a way that reects that. The question relating to a child also cannot be ignored any more. Talk about it. Taurus Apr 20 - May 20 A tough decision awaits you as far as your family is concerned this week. If this involves an elderly family member, you have to act in the kindest way possible. Yet, your shoulders are not that broad to carry it all by yourself. Gemini May 21 – Jun 20 Chances are that you’re feeling a little unloved this week. If someone close to you has said something you regard as criticism, you need to nd a way to get over the hurt and address the issue with him/her. Cancer Jun 21 – Jul 21 You may feel that you have hit a wall in talking about that domestic matter with your partner. Consider whether you have not talked too much and whether the time is not right to make a decision on your own. ACROSS 7. Second largest inlet in Fiordland National Park (8,5) 8. Systematic investigation (8) 9. Stitches (4) 10. Town on Hauraki Plains (6) 12. Presumptuous or arrogant (colloq) (6) 14. U.S. equivalent of Inland Revenue (1,1,1) 15. Surveyor and explorer with a national park named after him, Sir ___ Dudley Dobson (6) 17. Ford model which was popular with NZ drivers (6) 19. Maori name for the sea urchin (4) 21. About to happen (8) 23. Former PM and Governor General (5,8) TOP 10 Talk to the Specialist today for: • Simply a cremation • A friendly relaxed atmospher • A traditional funeral or • Tailored to your needs • Natural caskets / burials 6272570AC DOWN 1. Cook who was made a member of the NZ Order of Merit in 2014 (2,6) 2. Missing (6) 3. At a distance (4) 4. Old name for a pub (8) 5. Idle talk (6) 6. Was aware of (4) 11. Sealed (8) 13. Province which held the Ranfurly Shield from August 2011 to October 2012 (8) 16. Fireplace (6) 18. Line of ships (6) 20. Thought (4) 22. Think over, ponder (4) SUDOKU Fill the grid so every row, column and every 3x3 box contains 1-9 Leo Jul 22 – Aug 22 You’re feeling very self-contained this week but that could also put out the message to a loved one that you are not interested in him/her. The whole issue of time alone and time to be shared needs to be discussed. Virgo Aug 23 – Sep 22 If something is hurting you this week, you need to get to the bottom of what it is about. If this is an old issue that is still haunting you, nd a way to effectively deal with it so that you can move on with your life. Libra Sep 23 – Oct 22 If you are as serious about your family life as you say you are, you have to put your money where your mouth is. This might mean giving up on some of your personal hopes and wishes, but a promise is a promise. Scorpio Oct 23 – Nov 21 There is only one way to deal with that sticky issue and that is to clearly indicate what your boundaries are. Do not under any circumstances yield or give in to the demands of that person - you are in control. THE TOP 10 1. Which great explorer was born on 27 October 1728? 2. What are the main ingredients of Hollandaise sauce? 3. Which well-known character is referred to in Italy as Topolino? 4. What do the letters LCD stand for? 5. “Rain fall from concrete coloured sky” is a line from which Bic Runga song? 6. Which famous American singer and actress was born Frances Ethel Gumm? 7. Which animal performed the wedding of the owl and the pussycat? 8. What word is used to describe an angle between 90 and 180 degrees? 9. Lake Rotorua is in the North Island and Lake Rotoroa is in the South Island but they are both near a lake called what? 10. How many pawns does each player have at the start of a game of chess: 6,8 or 10? dehydrate for 6-8hrs at 57C or until dry. Scrape off trays and store in air tight container. To reconstitute simply add 2 cups of water to 1 cup of beans and simmer for 10 min. Serve with corn tortillas and avocado. Start the New Year with a gift to yourself and come along to my wholefood cooking classes, the next round starts on February 10. Email ACE@waimea.school.nz for more info. More great recipes at www.nourishfull.com or www.facebook.com/nourishfull 287 Sagittarius Nov 22 – Dec 20 A tough moral question is resting heavily on your mind this week. There is no way that you will arrive at a simple answer to such a complex question, so give yourself time to digest and ponder the matter. Capricorn Dec 21 – Jan 20 This is an extremely important week for making long term decisions that affect your life in many ways. First and foremost is your career, business or profession and secondly what it is costing you nancially. Aquarius Jan 21 - Feb 18 The love in your life is putting on the brakes in your relationship. Perhaps he/she wants more than what you are prepared or able to give. Either way, the two of you need to struggle towards a better understanding. Pisces Feb 19 – Mar 20 If you have been neglecting your body, the results of doing so will be very evident this week. You know what has to happen, so summon every bit of self-discipline you can nd to stick to your new, healthier routine. 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