A versatile salad of fresh vegetables and hearty chickpeas that’s perfectly balanced with a mediterranean sundried tomato vinaigrette. You might want to gussy it up with proteins, cheese or nuts for a dinner salad or to bring to a party… Or transform it into a pretty pasta salad with farfalle or a panzanella salad with pita strips!?
Of the dairy free ingredients, one of the hardest to replicate is cooked cheese because of how it transforms when heated. Most vegan cheeses on the market are highly processed to pull off the desired texture. Qspice melting cheese offers decent flavour, melt and stretch using recognizable ingredients!
July is the start of yellow bean season and this easy-breezy crisp salad will help you enjoy the lazy days of summer. Strut your beautiful three bean asparagus salad at any gathering or on a bed of spinach trimmed with prosciutto and toasted almonds for a fine patio meal!
An empanada is effectively a savoury or sweet stuffed bread pocket. When baked, they come out like calzones and when fried they come out like samosas. Eaten as a snack or meal, this South American inspired beef recipe is the most popular in the Western hemisphere of the world. Having said that our scrummy little pies are a bit of work from scratch, they’re healthful and worth it!
These little green furled tips of ferns have a short season and are somewhat of a food lovers delicacy in North America. Fiddleheads are only available two to three weeks every year so grab them when you see them and get cooking! Their woodsy flavour is fine enough on its own but paired with morel mushrooms, this dish captures the essence of spring.
If homemade crackers strike you as one of those things likely to be more effort than they’re worth, think again. In reality, crackers are one of the easiest homemade pantry projects once you learn one of my favourite hacks to get the dough thin and even in seconds… the tortilla press!