An Ottolenghi recipe which combines sweet mango, earthy eggplant and baked tofu in a summery vegetarian salad of tropical southeast Asian flavours. My twist: a sweet-salty-sour sesame dressing.
Two recipes in one: a warm, chunky caponata-style salad of eggplant, zucchini, tomato, red onion, olives and fresh herbs; and a chilli bean dish with caponata-style vegies. Take one or both and you’ve got a peasant’s feast in no time at all. Serve the salad as a side or the beans as a main. Warming autumnal fare.
This summer has been unbearably hot and humid. And seems to be lasting way too long. So I’ve been clawing after ideas for lighter dinners – preferably ones that can be quickly put together at the end of a long day. I’d not tried red quinoa (or “red birdseed”, as the betrothed affectionately calls it), [...]