Freekeh Kibbles

2 cups cooked Freekeh (cracked grain only)
500g minced (finely ground beef, chicken or lamb
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 cup chopped pine nuts
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 cup chopped, fresh coriander
1/2 cup chopped parsley
2 tsp ground coriander seed
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp finely ground black pepper
1 tsp salt
2 tblsp olive oil extra olive oil for cooking
(Serves 4)

Mix all ingredients together well and and knead for 5 minutes or until the mixture comes together.

Freekeh and Mushroom Style Risotto

100g Butter
100ml Olive oil
1 Leek (trimmed, cleaned and finely sliced)
50g Oyster mushrooms, chopped
50g Button mushrooms, chopped
50g Swiss brown mushrooms, chopped
50g Shitake mushrooms, chopped
50g Shimeji mushrooms, chopped
50 Enoki mushrooms, chopped
20g Parsley, finely chopped
2 Cloves garlic, chopped
1Lt Chicken stock
1 Onion, peeled and chopped
250g Freekeh (whole)
Salt and black pepper
Cream to adjust consistency

Heat 50g of the butter and the oil and sauté the leek, add the chopped mushroom over low heat and cook for 5-10 minutes.