How to Store Fresh Herbs

How to Store Fresh Herbs

As you know, fresh herbs are a great way to add extra flavor, color and aroma to your cooking. But one huge downside is that fresh herbs don’t last very long. If you are only cooking a few times a week, then chances are most of your herbs are probably going to go bad...

Pickling and Preserving

Pickling and Preserving

We talk a lot here at Urban Leaf about growing your own herbs and veggies so that you have fresh basil, dill, tomatoes, peppers, etc. to add to your favorite recipes. But fresh herbs aren’t the ONLY option for use! We recently learned a lot about pickling and...

Cilantro Coconut Cupcakes

Cilantro Coconut Cupcakes

Sweet mellow coconut pairs well with zesty cilantro in this playful treat. And if you don’t have cilantro, this would also work well with lemon balm.  Ingredients Servings: 12 1 box Pound Cake Mix (I used Betty Crocker) 3/4 cup Milk 2 eggs 1/4 tsp ground Cinnamon 1...

Mint and Sweet Potato Curry

Mint and Sweet Potato Curry

Fresh mint helps keep this delicious curry light and fresh. Add in some peppers or cherry tomatoes too, if you have some to spare. Ingredients Servings: 4 small bowls ½ tsp mustard seeds ½ tsp fennel seeds 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 ½ tsp...

Cilantro Pesto with Pumpkin Gnocchi

Cilantro Pesto with Pumpkin Gnocchi

No one can say no to the pillow-y gnocchi pasta! Change things up from the traditional basil pesto when you substitute in cilantro for a strong kick. Pasta nights out are now pasta nights in. Ingredients Servings: 4 3 potatoes 200 grams wheat flour (T55 unleavened) 1...

Green Chilli Curry Paste

Green Chilli Curry Paste

Need some spice in your life? Well then this green chilli paste will give you just that! This fresh, fragrant, and flavorful paste is exactly what your next curry dish needs. Here’s how to make it. Ingredients 4 green cayenne pepper chillies , deseeded and chopped  6...

Dill and Swiss Fritters

Dill and Swiss Fritters

We’ve used parsley, cilantro and dill in this version - but feel free to modify this based on what you have available.  Ingredients Servings: 6 1 1/2 bunches Swiss chard (about 1 pound, 3 ounces), stemmed 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided, plus more 1 tablespoon...

Cilantro and White Bean Dip

Cilantro and White Bean Dip

Beans are a great eco-friendly alternative to animal proteins, and this dish is packed full of them making it a super-hearty snack.  Ingredients 2 (15.5-ounce) cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1 bunch cilantro, washed and dried 2 garlic cloves 1/2 tsp cayenne...

Tomato Salsa Recipe

Tomato Salsa Recipe

Mexican night or Taco Tuesdays wouldn’t be complete without some homemade pico de gallo or fresh tomato salsa. Made with the freshest ingredients composed of tomatoes, chile peppers, red onion, cilantro, and lime -- you can’t go wrong with it! Now let’s get chopping....

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