References: ºThe Art and Science of Foodpairing: 10,000 Flavour Matches That Will Transform the Way You Eat – Peter Coucquyt, Bernard Lahousse, Johan Langenbick
ºThe Flavour Thesaurus – Niki Segnit
Peas should be the star ingredient. Sweet and mellow jewels.
Peas are spring’s favourite bouncy balls. There are many dishes to create during the season using peas as the star ingredient.
Here are a few ideas:
- Shrimp, radishes and peas in a parsley-infused olive oil
- Simple peas with shallots, olive oil and mint
- Pea soup with crispy bacon on top – Blend together Chicken stock, peas, onions and garlic. Season with salt and pepper.
- Pasta with peas and parmesan
- Pasta with peas and a coriander spinach sauce made with lemon juice, cashews, garlic powder and salt.
- Crab or white fish cakes with peas and tomatoes.
- Peas with jamón serrano and thinly sliced onions
How are you cooking your peas?
Pretty raw red radishes are crunchy and hot but cooked or pickled become very versatile.
Radishes are in season! Spring has sprung and radishes are here to give our dishes crunch and freshness.
They can be used in many different ways:
- Lentil, avocado, radish, and watermelon salad? Add some red onion and some feta cheese and drizzle a Dijon mustard, honey, and lemon juice dressing.
- Avocado toast with sliced radishes, raw spinach and freshly cracked pepper.
- Roasted potatoes and radishes with lamb chops. Add some pepper and rosemary
- Pico de Gallo with Radishes. Chop tomato, onion, and fresh coriander. Slice very thinly the radishes and mix all together with lime juice and salt.
- Add radishes to your stock – chicken. beef or veggie stock.
- White bean, radish and pesto salad. Add a lemony dressing on top.
With just two ingredients, this recipe is as simple as it gets but the result is delicious.
Place the potatoes in a steamer and steam for 15-20 minutes, until tender when pierced with a fork. Remove and cool completely.
Add the potatoes to a mixing bowl and mash with a potato masher until lump-free.
Heat a non-stick waffle machine to high heat. Add the mashed potato until the base of the waffle machine is evenly covered, then close the device and cook until the waffle is crispy about 10-15 minutes. Repeat with the rest of the mixture.
Serve waffles with maple syrup. Alternatively, you can use the waffles like bread to make sandwiches.
Simple, delicious, vibrant salad to be enjoyed in solitude or shared with others.
This salad is as simple as it can be, but the flavours are fantastic.
Simple slice the orange and grapefruit, and add the pomegranate seeds.
Chop the Basil and Mint together to create an interesting aromatic and top the fruit with them. Mix well and enjoy!
Peanuts and coconut are a thing of perfection . .
Mix all ingredients, except half the coconut shreds. If the mix is too dry add 1 more tbsp maple syrup, if it’s too wet add more oats.
Make small balls with the mix and roll them on the remaining coconut shreds.
Refrigerate them for 30 minutes before eating them.
A classic Mexican dish. A fresh, vibrant and fabulous dish.
We use pre-cooked shrimp. Marinate them in a simple sauce made with lime juice, chopped cilantro and a pinch of salt. Blend it all together and throw in the shrimp, the red onions and the radishes.
Grab a tostada, spread some mayo. Add the shrimp, avocado, red onion on top and radishes on top.
You can add some drops of Valentina sauce or Salsa Verde on top.
A lighter lunch, with amazing ingredients that is super refreshing .
In a bowl place the greens of your choice, the grain of your choice, chickpeas and add the vegetables. Once done, drizzle with the dressing.
It is important to have all the ingredients previously cooked.