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Flash Meal- Ready in 30 minutes !

Flash Meal- Ready in 30 minutes !

Seared Sesame Tofu with Noodle Salad

Quick as a flash meals from all over the world.

Serves: 2, Preparation time: 30 minutes, Method: Easy

Delicious gluten Free tofu with noodle salad

Delicious gluten Free tofu with noodle salad


1) Firm Tofu – 400 g (I like Mori-Nu available at gourmet stores)

2) sesame seeds – 1tbsp

3) red chili – 1 (deseeded and chopped)

4) soy sauce – 2 tbsp (try Kikkoman)

5) caster sugar – 2 tbsp (try Tate and Lyle)

6) rice vine vinegar – 2 tbsp (I prefer Clearspring)

7) noodles – 200 g

8) sesame oil – 1 tbsp (pick Lee Kum Kee)

9) spring onions – 4, finely chopped



Wrap the tofu in heavy layers of kitchen paper, then press gently to remove as much excess water as possible. Repeat a couple of times. Slice the tofu halfway, horizontally into 2 flat pieces. Sprinkle with Continue reading “Flash Meal- Ready in 30 minutes !” »

Tasty Presto Meals

Tasty Presto Meals

Stir-fries make the tastiest presto meals. All you need is a burst of heat and feisty veggies. When choosing a wok, get one that is deep-bottomed, sits well on the burner and is at least 2mm thick. Cast iron woks have excellent heat retention while carbon steel ones are lighter, durable and suitable for home use.

Kale, mushroom and cashew stir-fry

Serves 2 – 30 minutes

A few key spices can turn a hearty winter green into a light, Asian-inspired dinner.

Groundnut oil 1 tbsp Ginger a small chunk, shredded Shiitake mushrooms 150g, stalks discarded and sliced Kale or spinach 200g Green peas 100g, podded Cashew nuts a handful Soy sauce 2 tbsp mixed with 1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder Sesame oil 1 tbsp

kale and mushroom stir-fry

kale and mushroom stir-fry

•Heat the oil in a wok. Add the ginger, chili, mushrooms, kale and peas, then cook for 2 minutes. Add the cashew nuts and cook for another 2 minutes, then tip in the soy sauce and five-spice. Cook for a minute or so, and then toss with sesame oil and serve.

PER SERVING 258 kcals, protein 12.9g, carbs 16.5g, fat 16.1g, sat fat 2.3g Continue reading “Tasty Presto Meals” »