TLT (Tofu, Lettuce, Tomato)

This really does rival the BLT when done properly.  People often ask if I miss bacon, and I don’t, in any way, even the smell has lost its power; however, as a concept, this sandwich is foundational in the history of sandwiches.  I would serve this up to the most ardent of meat eaters. The…

Ultimate dal

An easy staple. Dal happens at least once a week in our house. Over the last two and a half years, we’ve made our share of dals. From the BBC recipes, to vegrecipesofindia ones to cookbook ones, to ones claiming to be like restaurant tarka dal, from Gujarati dals to Pakistani dals – the is…

Raw Asian tofu salad

Jamie Oliver does something similar with beef.  The image I’ve used here is from when I made a lazy version of this.  The dressing is the DON.  This is fresh, crunchy, spicy, tangy, sweet and a great lunch of dinner.  If you don’t have all the veg, don’t worry about it, use something else, or…

Caribbean Tortilla Cups

These are a very easy light lunch that I’d recommend to anyone! You need a cupcake/muffin tin. Ingredients 6 wholemeal tortillas (or white ones) 1 large ripe avocado*, cubed 1 large ripe mango, cubed 1 red pepper, diced 1 green pepper, diced Half a red onion, chopped finely 1 scotch bonnet chilli (or other hot…