I was on holiday recently at a friend's house which has row after row of vegetable patches. We dug up some thin, colourful carrots to roast, but what spiked my interest was their tall and bushy tops. I can’t stand wasting food and am intrigued by any recipe that claims to make use of food by-products – meringues made from chickpea-can water? Crispy roasted potato skins? Sign me up [...]
A real treat this week: 4 recipes that use peanut butter, each with only 4 ingredients.
For a long time now I've argued that peanut butter is the best food. Not just the tastiest nut butter, or most delicious spread: downright the best food. Because peanut butter, besides tasting amazing, is remarkably versatile. From satay noodles and stir fry sauces to chewy cookies and chocolate peanut butter cups, there are few other ingredients that stand up so well in both savoury and sweet dishes [...]
To be honest, I never planned on writing up a recipe for this. Recently, I've been so excited about using sheets of rice paper to wrap up veggies, tofu and noodles for these beautiful Vietnamese summer rolls that I sort of forgot how delicious an accompanying peanut dipping sauce can really be [...]
This recipe is a revelation. It actually tastes like real, traditional tzatziki. I have come across a lot of vegan substitutes in my time that do indeed taste nice, but importantly don't taste similar to what they are replicating (prime example: almost every vegan cheese). This tzatziki is different. It contains absolutely no dairy products, but the combination of soaked cashews and lemon juice [...]