Sweet potatoes are a great alternative for those of you who are avoiding nightshades in their diet, or just want an interesting alternative to regular fries.
Sweet potatoes are a great source of vitamin A which is a pretty big deal in terms of normal vision, the immune system, and reproduction. Recent research has also suggested that they have anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants.
Plus, they taste great!
There comes a time when you have to look at the things in your life and make the decision to commit – this time has come for me and the fig. My favourite perfume is fig scented, my favourite candles and I love the look of them, so I figured (pun intended) it was high time I started incorporating figs into my recipes.
It doesn’t get much better than sitting outside with a nice glass of white wine and lots of different bit of lovely food to pick from on a warm summer evening. In this recipe you will start with a base of sourdough bread and then build up into three different flavour combinations – basil and aubergine, a basic garlic and rosemary and my favourite – avocado and red onion. Each ingredient list below comes out at about 3/4 slices depending on the size of the loaf of bread