Thai tomato and courgette salad with peanut crumbs

Francesca

This is Meera Sodha’s take on Thai som tam salad but without the papaya: “a taste of Bangkok but via an English allotment”… hot, sour, salty, sweet, but also cold and crunchy. And it gets extra points from us for being a new way to have courgettes. Don’t forget you can buy organic limes and garlic as extras via the …

Cucumbers! – and ‘The Flavour Thesaurus’

Lisa

Ever need inspiration for an item in your veg box, but bored with your cookbooks and Google a bit overwhelming? We can recommend a gem of a book – The Flavour Thesaurus by Niki Segnit, a beautifully written, indexed guide to flavour combinations. Along with recipes and anecdotes, it has fascinating detail on why certain food pairings please the palate. …