Easy, nourishing dishes that are quick to prepare are still very much the order of the day here. To make a change from sandwiches, I decided to make fajitas this week. I did have to buy my tortillas, but for a fabulous recipe for home made ones (I can vouch for it, I made them in Spain) take a look at Tandy´s recipe.
Quantities are flexible, and use your favourite veggies or whatever you have to hand. We ate 2 tortillas each for lunch.
- Finely chopped savoy cabbage
- Finely shredded carrots, red peppers, onion
- Finely Sliced Mushrooms
- A handful of fresh beansprouts
- Olive oil for stir frying
- 1 teaspoon of tamarind sauce per person (pinched from my mum´s store cupboard – thanks Mamma!)
- Pinch of dried chili flakes (optional)
- ¼ teaspoon of ground cumin per person
- Salt & Pepper
- 1 small log of soft goat´s cheese
- Creamy Natural Yogurt
- Tortillas for wrapping
Simply stir fry all the vegetables until they start to soften. Add the cumin, chili (if using) and tamarind and cover the pan. Continue to cook until the vegetables are cooked to your liking. Remove the lid if you prefer no juice.
Spoon the vegetables over warmed tortillas which you can spread with yogurt, place a few slices of creamy goat´s cheese on top, roll up and enjoy!
And finally, a totally gratuitous dog shot…at least someone can enjoy the rare bursts of sunshine this week…