Black pepper tofu

Black pepper tofu

If you like spicy food, I dare you to try this super spicy black pepper tofu recipe from the very wonderful Yotam Ottolenghi. It involves an awful lot of chopping and a bit of bravery not to skimp on the ingredients, but it’s definitely worth it. Continue reading

Mee goreng

mee goreng

While Yotam Ottolenghi is predominantly known for his Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavours, he also does some pretty good Asian dishes too. One of our favourites is a vegetarian Malay dish (again from Plenty) called mee goreng.

It’s a noodle dish, flavoured with coriander, cumin and a chilli paste called sambal oelek. A couple of years ago the husband and I would buy up jars of the stuff whenever we saw them, but it seems to be more widely available now. Continue reading