Think outside the box for Breakfast, especially in Summer.
Prepare your breakfast dishes, make a large pot of coffee, set the table on the verandah, deck, or under the grapevines, take the newspaper or a book, and enjoy a leisurely Summer breakfast.
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Let’s celebrate Summer with its perfect stone fruits – and Peaches reign supreme during the Summer months. This is a quick and easy salsa with peaches. It can be used in any way you like, but here we have paired it with marinated tofu. The tofu is definitely optional – for example the salsa would go well with haloumi, or in lovely little lettuce cups. It would make a light lunch with some Middle Eastern flatbread. Chunks of watermelon, slightly salted, with the Peach Salsa on the side.
Tofu has a wonderful ability to absorb flavours and marinating it is such a pleasurable way to turn blandness into flavourful nuggets.
Are you looking for similar recipes? Try Green Guava Salsa, Pawpaw Salsa, and Pomegranate Salsa. Also try : Sticky Tamarind and Kaffir Tofu.
You might like to try our other Salsa recipes, other Peach recipes and other Tofu recipes. Or feel free to explore our easy Early Summer dishes.
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You know what? In hot weather I love a lassi, particularly a fruit lassi, for breakfast. Indian in origin, fruit lassi drinks mix yoghurt with fruit, spices and jaggery or sugar.
Today, there were peaches on the kitchen bench, strawberries in the fridge and basil in the garden. A beautiful breakfast was born in the shape of a lassi.
Why not also try our Mango Lassi and our Black Grape Lassi? Also try Rose Strawberries with Sweetened Yoghurt Cream.
We have a range of sweet, fruit and salt lassi recipes for you to browse. You can explore all of our Yoghurt recipes here and here. The Drinks recipes are here and here. Or be inspired by our Early Summer recipes.
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This salad will change your mind about using watermelon in savoury ways
Goodness, how good watermelon is in the Summer. But we rarely use it in a savoury way. Rather, the mind brings images of slurping great arcs of watermelon at the beach, the juice running down your chin and arms.
But watermelon accepts acidic ingredients very well – limes, lemons, salt etc. And therefore making salads with it for those 45C days of Australian Summers is a perfect solution to the heat. Along with a Gin and Tonic, of course.
We have a collection of Watermelon Salads for you to explore – we brought together all our favourite salads in one post.
You might also like to try Watermelon Salad with Mint and Olives, Spicy Red Radish and Watermelon Salad, Haloumi and Watermelon Salad, or Tomato and Peach Salad. Or try your hand at Strawberry Sorbet.
Browse our Watermelon Salads (and all of our Watermelon recipes), our Peach recipes, and our many Salad recipes. Or explore our Late Summer dishes.
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An exceptional salad of the best of summer fruits – tomatoes and peaches.
Long Summery days continue, although it is noticeably darker in the mornings now. Temps still soar and cool food is always best. This recipe combines the best of summer. Tomatoes and peaches.
Similar recipes include Tomato Salad with Parsley Oil, Red Pepper and Tomato Salad with Crispy Flatbread, and Broad Bean and Tomato Salad.
Browse our Tomato Salad recipes , all of our Tomato recipes, and all of our Salad recipes. Or explore our Mid Summer dishes.
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Summer and Peaches, there is no better match.
Summer and Peaches, there is no better match. Usually we eat them whole, or sliced and cold from the fridge. They are rarely placed over any heat source in our house, but this recipe is an exception.
You might also like to try Tomato and Peach Salad or Watermelon and Peach Salad. Browse all Peach recipes here, or our Dessert recipes here and here. Find some inspiration in our Summer recipes here and here.
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