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We made black pepper tofu from Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty last Friday night – it was rich, sticky and flavoursome.  The recipe can be found on the Guardian’s New Vegetarian blog, and we followed it to the letter.  Interestingly, the Guardian photo looks nothing like the photo in the book (which our pic above closely resembles) – perhaps the editors felt an all black dish might not appeal?

Do be aware that this is a very spicy dish – we cut the peppercorns down to three tablespoons instead of  five (!!) and reduced the number of chillies.  It still packed a punch!

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Yesterday, inspired by our success the previous night, we tried another recipe from Plenty.  These sweet potato cakes were easy to make and delicious with their accompanying yoghurt sauce (we omitted the sour cream as we didn’t have any on hand).  We served them as a side with our roast lamb dinner, but they would have made a great vegetarian starter or main course.

As the cookbook is a compilation of recipes from Ottolenghi’s Guardian column, this recipe can also be found online.

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