Sometimes the magic happens by just bringing several simple ingredients together in the right way. This mashed peas mint and fresh wasabi dip is an excellent example. So versatile, but especially good smeared on sourdough bread.
Inspired by the cuisines of the Mediterranean basin: Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, and North Africa. These Mediterranean inspired recipes don’t pretend to be authentic. Instead, they celebrate the flavours of the Mediterranean.
These smoky tea and soy-marinated eggs bring to mind smoky campfires and South-East Asian spices. Add the spring flavours of asparagus and the velvety decadence of smoked salmon, and you have a three-piece that punches well above its weight.
A crisp layer of breadcrumbs encases delicate pieces of white fish in these Panko fish tacos. Layered underneath is a velvety avocado yoghurt sauce and, on top, a vibrant roasted red pepper salsa.
A bed of crisp pan-fried gnocchi, smothered with a flavour-packed gochujang sauce, sits beneath a silky onsen egg and fried shallots. Customise the spice level to your liking.
Conchiglioni, or large pasta shells, are stuffed with a tasty pork and crab mix inspired by popular Thai and Vietnamese dishes. These are baked together with a spicy gochujang and tomato sauce.
The toasty, salty-sweet, and slightly funky miso works its umami magic on the three kinds of fresh cheese in this no-bake cheesecake. If you like salted caramel ice cream, you will love this.
A satisfyingly chewy wild rice salad with cranberries, pine nuts, and a roast garlic-infused dressing is accompanied here by miso-glazed portobello mushrooms.
Despite its simplicity, this whipped feta dip has a depth and complexity of flavour that cries out for something crisp and crunchy to be dipped in and lifted to your waiting lips. The black rice waffles are the perfect vehicle.
Radiatori pasta, coated in a simple but elegant extra virgin olive oil-based sauce, is tossed together with flakes of succulent tequila glazed salmon.
Freshly cooked white beans, marinated in a smoky and spicy infused olive oil, sit atop a fresh and sweet pea and herb mash. These are two very different components that lift each other to new heights.
Canned seafood is considered a delicacy on the Iberian Peninsula. While the spicy roasted cauliflower visually dominates this dish, the canned mackerel in aioli adds great depth and balance.