Lebanese cucumber and peanuts combine for a depth of flavour. This sautéed Eggplant, Tofu, and Cucumber with Peanuts dish is packed with protein.
Prepare yourself for a posh blade steak feast. The tenderizing marinade is key if you want to grill this steak outdoors, pan-sear or broil indoors. An exotic Asian take on an ordinary blade steak. Enjoy this with an ice-cold feline-inspired craft beer.
Friday, September 16 marks Mexican Independence Day, a fiesta-friendly day celebrating Mexico’s declaration of independence from Spain in 1810. In Mexico, and indeed all over the world, the occasion is filled with national pride, colourful parades, mariachi concerts and food, food, and more food.
Oxtail actually comes from the tail of beef cattle. At one time, oxtails actually did come from oxen, and eating them is just a part of nose-to-tail eating so common among Eastern European cooks. Today, oxtails are considered gourmet fare. The same is true of pork belly, once relegated to the sausage grinder.
There is a reason why we enjoy spicy food in winter – it keeps us warm! But according to various Dr Googles, adding some spice to your diet has more benefits: it can be anti-inflammatory and good for your heart, it suppresses your appetite (whoop! whoop!) and it boosts your metabolism (double bonus!).
When the weather’s warm and the sun is shining, a lighter Sunday lunch is in order. Get a healthy dose of omega-3 fatty acids from this divine salmon dish. While it might sound ideal to cook the fat out of a fish, remember that the omega 3 fatty acids found in high concentrations in salmon are extremely healthy, and contribute to salmon’s great texture and flavour.