My favourite thing about visiting Israel has to be the food (unless my cousins are reading this in which case my favourite thing is seeing family, closely followed by the food). They might call it the land of milk and honey, but for me it’s the land of houmous, falafel, baba ghanoush, dates, figs, oranges – the list just goes on and on.
With temperatures in London soaring into the 30s at the moment, it’s so hard to know what to eat. You need something nourishing, but you’d also like something light, and you don’t want to spend ages in the kitchen preparing it (we’ve got to get out and enjoy the sunshine while it lasts, right?).
So I’ve taken a little inspiration from the Middle East with this dish, after all who better to turn to than the people who are constantly blessed with these kind of temperatures! Tabbouleh is a super healthy and delicious vegan salad, traditionally made with parsley, mint, bulgur wheat, tomatoes and various spices. But I’ve put bulgar on the bench and substituted it in for cauliflower for a seriously light and gluten free salad. Continue reading