Do you love dips, patés & spreads as much as I do? They're so quick & easy to make & are great to keep in the fridge for snacks & light meals. And they're versatile - fantastic on sandwiches, toasted ciabatta, flat breads & wraps, with crispy vegetable batons, served in a crunchy lettuce cup with crusty bread for a starter, great for parties, etc, etc.
I love the classics like Hoummous or Baba Ghanoush, but I like to experiment with a whole range of different ingredients in my dips & patés...broad bean & hazelnut, spicy pumpkin & peanut, french bean & almond...what a yummy way to eat more vegetables, nuts, beans & pulses!
What's the difference between a dip & a paté you might ask? Well I think dips normally have a softer consistency (more suitable for dipping, naturally), & patés are not only firmer, but often richer, as you eat less of them, spread on toast, etc.Read More