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The Italian tricolor? A caprese salad? But it’s not mozzarella – it’s tofu. Tofu and avocado are a match made in heaven – so can the partnership be more inclusive ? Absolutely.
This recipe is all about tofu and how well it partners avocado, spinach, sesame and ponzu dressing. I’ve been rather fastidious in presentation – but don’t let that put you off. Just try the combo, however its presented.
Roasting tomatoes is a useful technique for adding sweetness and depth of flavour to tomatoes.
I was blown away by a nduja pizza I had in London. So naturally, I bought some the next time I was in my Italian deli…
A delicious salad of fresh vegetables, typical of those grown in my childhood home!
This bruschetta is all about the combination dried basilica citron flowers with goat’s cheese.
Mild Thai fish cakes that can be made without a processor or deep fryer! One of a series of easy and flavoursome half hour family recipes using 10 ingredients.
This is an authentic take on a famous Thai dish. As it is it makes a great starter or light lunch or supper. But you can bulk it out with rice noodles, pak choi and beansprouts if you want to make a more filling complete meal.
Dad’s Vietnamese summer rolls with nuoc cham dipping sauce is a must learn. A tasty salad in a roll just waiting to be dipped in a beautiful nuoc cham!
‘Wow, as a lover of artichokes… this is one of my top starters!’
Dad made these for my girlfriend and mum at the weekend. A very pleasant surprise before dinner — with caviar!
‘Our first recipe in collaboration with #Mental Movement, Dad’s super-food salad is part of our joint venture to understand how healthy food can help support “positive mental well-being”.’
‘These artichokes are a real treat! They taste amazing with a beautiful vinaigrette to dip the leaves in. But the best bit is yet to come!’
‘A light but filling vegetarian salad which will leave you feeling satisfied and healthy inside and out.’
‘Summers here a what better time for the French classic Salad Niçoise!’
Continuing our asparagus posts with another delicious recipe from dad! White Asparagus, Butter Sauce, and Prawns