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Panzanella

Panzanella

What is it about the combination of bread and tomatoes that I like so much? I realised I have two recipes that use the combo already – bruschette and salmorejo – which surprised me: if pressed for an answer, I'd have said that my favourite cuisine is from somewhere in Asia, and nowhere near the Mediterranean.

Bizarrely, I think what makes panzanella so compellingly delicious is [...]

Jackfruit Caesar Salad

Jackfruit Caesar Salad

Have you heard of jackfruit? If you're vegan and spend any time on Instagram, it’s likely you have. For the uninitiated, though, a quick run-down on the fruit: it's large. Really large. It can weigh up to 35kg (80lbs) and measure half a meter (20 inches) across. It's the national fruit of Bangladesh. I didn't know countries have national fruits, but there you go. I’ve checked and England doesn’t have a national fruit. I think it should be the strawberry. Yeah. Strawberry. [...]

BBQ Part 2: Creamy Pasta Salad

BBQ Part 2: Creamy Pasta Salad

Hey there! I'm back with Part II of what I cooked for my vegan BBQ.

I find dishes like these perfect for when you're having a hungry day and really want to silence that growling stomach. It's also super satisfying after some kind of physical exertion – last time I had it was when I came back from my weekly losing football match. Nothing as comforting as carbs, huh?

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